Welcome to our page of information, attractions
and places of interest around Clonakilty. The Republic
of Ireland is bound to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to
the east is the Irish Sea which reconnects to the ocean via the
southwest with St. George's Channel and the Celtic Sea. The Republic
of Ireland has 26 counties, and five cities Dublin, Cork,
Galway, Limerick, and Waterford. The west-coast of Ireland features
cliffs, hills and low mountains. The centre of the country is
is flat with large areas of bogland.
Clonakilty is a busy market town,
with attractive traditional shop fronts and hand painted signs
in English and Irish. The Post Office is housed in an old Presbyterian
church and the Town Council and Library in a converted Corn Mill.
The town has narrow streets which open into elegant squares,
historic buildings, brewery buildings, mills and quayside warehouses.
Ideal for touring the area, Clonakilty makes an holiday destination,
with unspoilt sandy beaches, coves and harbours. Michael Collins
was born in nearby Woodfield.