All About Kinsale Town
Kinsale is a town in County Cork, Ireland. Located 25 km south of Cork City on the south coast near the Old Head of Kinsale. Kinsale is one of the most picturesque, popular and fashionable resorts of the south-west coast of Ireland and is famous for its yachting, sea angling, Dolphin & Whale Watching Trips, gourmet restaurants, golf and art galleries.
It is a holiday resort for Irish and foreign tourists which is known for its many gourmet restaurants and leisure activities. The town is compact with a quaint air of antiquity in the narrow intersecting streets. There is a large yachting marina close to the Town Centre which attracts sailing enthusiasts. A number of hotels cater for the tourists.
Kinsale is situated just 20 km from Cork International Airports.
Prominent buildings in the town include St. Multose's church (Church of Ireland), St. John the Baptist (Roman Catholic), the Market House and the French Prison ( Desmond Castle).