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Kinsale Weather Forecast

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Thursday - Sunny Intervals
Maximum: 12C, Minimum: 10C
Wind: 12mph South Easterly, Visibility: Very Good, Sunrise: 06:20 IST, Sunset: 20:46 IST
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Friday - Light Rain
Maximum: 11C, Minimum: 9C
Wind: 17mph South South Easterly, Visibility: Good, Sunrise: 06:18 IST, Sunset: 20:47 IST
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Saturday - Heavy Rain Shower
Maximum: 11C, Minimum: 8C
Wind: 16mph South Easterly, Visibility: Good, Sunrise: 06:16 IST, Sunset: 20:49 IST

Kinsale Information

Kinsale in County Cork is one of the most picturesque, popular and fashionable resorts of the south-west coast of Ireland. Famous for its beautiful yachting, sea angling, gourmet restaurants and golf. For those of you who would like to improve your English, there is the excellent Kinsale School of English and Art galleries


Kinsale can easily claim its place amongst Ireland's most historic locations for this has been a centre of population, commerce, trade and fishing far beyond memory and record. In its earliest days the estuary of the Bandon River gave it great importance as the river is tidal as far as Innishannon and water transport was dominant until the 18th Century.

The estuary also provided excellent anchorage for ancient shipping which went in peril of the vagaries of the weather.

The Town nestles between the hills and the shoreline, a maze of narrow streets, never far from the water and little changed in many hundreds of years. Amongst buildings of later periods are those of another age with historical links to the French, Spanish, British and Americans.



Cork Airport - 431 3131
Cork Bus Station - 450 3399
Cork Rail Station - 450 4888 (recorded timetable 450 4544)
Customs and Excise - 427 0106
Ferryport, Ringaskiddy (Swansea Cork) - 437 8036
Ferryport, Ringaskiddy (Brittany Ferries) - 4378401
Finishing Services Internet Bureau - 477 3571
Kinsale Cabs - 470 0100 - see website www.kinsalecabs.com
Kinsale Chamber of Tourism - 477 4026
Post Office - 477 2246
Tourist Office (Kinsale) - 477 2234 Fax 477 4433
Tourist Office (Cork) - 427 3251
Travel Agent, Kinsale - 477 2829
Weather forecast - 1550 123 830

Banks
Allied Irish Banks (AIB) Pearse Street 477 2157 Fax 477 2765
AIB Bureau de Change Pearse Street 477 2157 Fax 477 2765
Bank of Ireland (BOI) Emmet Street 477 2521
BOI Bureau de Change Emmet Street 477 2521

Doctors
Dr D Nagle and partners Market Street 477 2717
Medical Centre Emmet Street 477 2253
Dentists
PJ Power Pearse Street 477 2788
Coonan/McCarthy Market Quay 477 4133
Pharmacies
Collins Kinsale Pharmacy 12 Market Street 477 2077
Moloney's Pharmacy Emmet Street 477 2130

Comments (4)
22/06/2011 @ 11:07 am
#1 - Peter Hurley
Hi
I would like to ask if there are any records of a Edward Hurley Harbour Pilot
approx. 1830-1850 ?. He had a son Randal DOB 1835 who went into the
Royal Navy. If you could point me in the right direction many thanks.

Peter
p_d_hurley@lineone.net
22/06/2011 @ 12:02 pm
#2 - Harbourguides
Hi Peter
we dont have any records at Harbourguides, but you could try the Kinsale yacht club, they may know a way of finding out. The email address is as follows : info@kyc.ie
Good Luck
04/07/2012 @ 4:31 pm
#3 - Harbourguides Crew
We are coming to Kinsale hopefully in a fortnight...look forward to visiting some of the lively bars there...
26/08/2013 @ 9:09 am
#4 - Allan from Belfast
Actons Hotel is one of the best hotel i have had to stay in whilst i was having minor repairs done on my rib.
Kinsale was good as well.
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