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  KINSALE - LoveToKnow Article on KINSALE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The parish church of St Multose is an ancient but inelegant structure, said to have been founded as a conventual church in the 12th century by the saint to whom it is dedicated.
The Old Head of Kinsale, at the west of the harbour entrance, affords fine views of the coast, and is commonly the first British land sighted by ships bound from New York, andc., to Queenstown.
Kinsale is said t~derive its name from cean taile, the headland in the sea.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /K/KI/KINSALE.htm   (336 words)

 Siege of Kinsale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Siege of Kinsale was the ultimate battle in England's successful effort to conquer Gaelic Ireland.
Lord Mountjoy's forces were incapable of surrounding the town of Kinsale, but they did seize some higher ground and subjected the Spanish forces to regular artillery fire.
Mountjoy's scouts were made aware of the march and, after leaving a number of regiments behind to guard the camp and cover Kinsale, Mountjoy led his forces to meet the enemy at a ridge northwest of the city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Kinsale   (1155 words)

 Welcome to Cork Kerry-Cork Kerry, the counties of the spectacular Southwest of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Kinsale received its first of several Charters in 1334 from Edward III by which time it was a well established town.
Kinsale owes its unique character to the fact that it was a garrison town and port of consequence for over 300 years, hence its magnificent Georgian houses and the Dutch influence of its architecture.
The development of Kinsale’s keen interest in the environment has been marked by an unusual ability of the people of the town to work closely together to improve their local area.
www.corkkerry.ie /content.asp?id=128   (683 words)

 Softguide Ireland | Kinsale
Kinsale dates from the 6th century when it was a monastic settlement, and since then has had an important history as a major trading post.
Kinsale Harbour was the scene of several battles, with both Charles Fort on the east and James Fort on the west protecting the town from invasion.
A remarkably picturesque town, Kinsale now has a serious reputation as the Gourmet capital of the South (if not all Ireland) and is also an important sailing centre.
www.softguides.com /ireland/regions/kinsale.html   (142 words)

 Welcome to Actons Hotel & Leisure Centre, Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Kinsale's International Museum of Wine tells the romantic story of the Irish emigrants who colonised the wine trade throughout the world after being forced to leave their own shores.
Kinsale was a designated Wine Port and supplied ships for the Vintage Fleet (forerunner of the British Navy) as far back as 1412.
The Rev. William Hazlett, a Presbyterian minister from nearby Bandon, and Reuben Harvey, a Quaker merchant in Cork, worked to improve conditions and in 1783 George Washington thanked Harvey for "his exertions in relieving the distresses of such of our fellow citizens as were prisoners in Ireland".
www.actonshotelkinsale.com /local.htm   (633 words)

 Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club
Kinsale’s course involves a considerable amount of strategy, but also offers redemption.
We achieved a balance at Kinsale: beauty and playability with many strategic angles which create challenge for all levels of players.
Located at 3737 Village Club Drive, Kinsale is currently accepting membership applications and will allow also limited non-member play for the first season.
www.afsmiohio.org /kinsale.htm   (299 words)

 Welcome to the Kinsale Arms. All accommodation needs! We offer our B&B, Guesthouse, self-catering Cottages and ...
Kinsale is as famous for its haute cuisine as it is for it's location as a gateway to the beautiful West Cork and Kerry region.
As a fulcrum of Ireland's past and present, Kinsale's historical importance permeates the atmosphere.
Kinsale boasts four marinas and Yacht rental is available.
www.kinsale-arms.com   (220 words)

 Chesapeake Life Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
You know you've arrived in Kinsale when you round the curve along Kinsale Road and see the gentle cascade of trees and clapboard houses, a crumbling W.P.A.-era sidewalk, and a harbor that predates the American Revolution.
Today, the stink and dust of commerce are gone, as are Kinsale's half dozen tomato canneries, the last of which closed in the 1960s.
If Kinsale's sleepy pace lulls you into spending the night, there is a campground at Port Kinsale Marina, which is also home to the Virginia W., a 1904 Virginia-built skipjack that's on the Historic Register.
www.chesapeakelifemag.com /tourism/kinsale.html   (1420 words)

 Kinsale - Ireland's Gourmet Capital
Kinsale's long tradition as a wine importer to Ireland, (it had it's own vessels in the Vintage fleet), may be one of the reasons it is now the Gourmet capital of the country.
Kinsale is also a very safe haven for ships and has a long tradition with fishing and the sea - a fact made obvious be the melting-pot of nationalities now settled about here.
Kinsale has a very rich history and was the setting of the great turning point battles in Ireland's turbulent history in 1601.
www.kinsale.info   (390 words)

 Kinsale B&B Bed & Breakfast Kinsale, B&Bs Landfall House Bed and Breakfast,Ireland BB
Kinsale is steeped in a fishing tradition with one of the most beautiful harbours in Ireland, a boat trip or boat hire and fishing can be arranged at the local pier.
Our town is historically very significant in the history of Ireland, and the " battle of Kinsale" in 1601, had a major influence on Irish history for century's, there are many links with former times still to be seen in Kinsale with "Charles fort and James fort" overlooking the harbour well worth a visit.
For scenic walks, horse riding, water sports, Kinsale is a must to visit and is also an ideal base to tour and enjoy the beauty of cork county.
www.landfallhouse.com   (305 words)

 Chesapeake Bay Foundation - Save the Bay: Surveying Kinsale's Charms and Lessons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Founded informally in the sixteenth century and incorporated in 1706, Kinsale is the oldest town on the Virginia side of the Potomac.
When I first knew Kinsale, the steamboats had been gone for twenty years and the last schooner carrying freight on the Bay, the Mattie F. Dean, was making her final trips.
Other exhibits include a photo of the steamer Northumberland at Kinsale's wharf, with an unnamed schooner beside her, and another of the Lillian Ruth, a Kinsale-owned buyboat that carried freight and grain to Baltimore from the 1940's till the 1960's, when she was sold south to help build a hotel in the Bahamas.
www.cbf.org /site/News2?JServSessionIdr005=5zu9kez741.app26a&page=NewsArticle&id=9127&news_iv_ctrl=-1   (1297 words)

 Activities around Kinsale
Note that SandyCove is in Kinsale itself, Rocky-Bay is to the East near Carrigaline and all the others are to a greater or lesser extent towards the West of Kinsale.
Of scale 1:50,000 it is centred on Kinsale and stretches from Cork City in the North East to Kinsale Head in the South and West to Bandon.
Kinsale Outdoor Education Centre: Based in the town of Kinsale, they offers dinghy sailing, canoeing, board sailing, rock climbing, body boarding, orienteering, team challenges and archery to groups of all sizes from 6 year olds to adults all year round.
www.kinsale.info /Activities.htm   (1624 words)

 Fredericksburg.com - Kinsale preserves its past Northern Neck village creates historic district   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Aside from the rustle of dry leaves, the only sounds were the squawk of a great blue heron, an occasional car crossing the bridge connecting one part of the village with the other, and a lawn mower on the other side of the creek.
And nearby is the grave of Francis M. Bailey Jr., one of the founders of the Kinsale Foundation.
In the Civil War, the secluded shores of the creeks near Kinsale were used as landings for blockade runners that hauled freight and passengers across the Potomac.
fredericksburg.com /News/FLS/2005/092005/09192005/130691   (1087 words)

 Kinsale B&B - Cork Bed & Breakfast Rivermount House B&B Accommodation
Kinsale in County Cork is one of the most picturesque, popular and fashionable resorts of the south-west coast of Ireland.
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.
www.rivermount.com /kinsale.html   (227 words)

 Historic Kinsale
Kinsale was the site of a battle in 1601 that was a turning point in Irish history.
For over 300 years it was a garrison town and port of consequence, leaving a legacy of Georgian and Victorian architecture.
The people of Kinsale take the preservation of their environment very seriously, and the town is noted for its successes in competitions such as Tidy Towns and the European Entente Floriale competition.
www.kinsale.ie /kinshist.htm   (609 words)

 1601 - The Battle of Kinsale.
This year Kinsale celebrates the 400th anniversary of this famous battle.In that year, as the saying goes, Kinsale became the "cockpit of Europe", as the battle was pivotal in the futures of the Gaelic, Irish and Spanish traditions.
Others suggest that Kinsale was the landing point and not North of the Shannon as requested by O'Neill because the Spaniards wanted to use local oak forests for ship building or because the Irish West coast was seen as too treacherous (after the Spanish armada disaster).
The Battle of Kinsale itself was also fought on a creek of this river approximately 3 miles upstream (left) of the bridge pictured above.
www.kinsale-angling.com /NoFrames/Kinsale1601.htm   (812 words)

 Christmas Eve 1601: The Battle of Kinsale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Kinsale is a sleepy little port town in the southeastern portion of the country.
They arrived at Kinsale in November with 12,000 men and immediately surrounded the English forces.
The battle became one of trench warfare and attrition and by December 2nd, Mountjoy's forces numbered only 6,500 while the Irish and the Spanish were close to 10,000 combined.
www.irishclans.com /articles/kinsalebatt.html   (909 words)

 Kinsale Pottery and art school
Kinsale pottery and Art School combines the working studio of Adrian Wistreich with teaching facilities for adults and children and a gallery displaying the work of local and national artists.
Kinsale pottery and art school is situated within a mile of the historical Kinsale town and harbour, just twenty minutes from Cork airport, but in the heart of Ireland’s rich countryside.
There are many beautiful walks from the house, and Kinsale is internationally renowned for its cuisine, its cosmopolitan style and the beauty of its harbour.
www.kinsaleceramics.com   (255 words)

 Kinsale, Order of Carmelites
In 1601 the Abbey walls were breached by English troops who were fleeing from Tyrone’s army and wished to gain access to the town for ransacking.
In constructing a church the friars were able to provide employment, create a cash flow to purchase food in the family circle and thereby preserve human dignity in the area.
The civil authorities embraced the same principle in the construction of the Kinsale to Bandon road along by the World’s End with the Famine Relief funds.
www.carmelites.ie /Ireland/Kinsale/kinsale.htm   (1154 words)

 Kinsale Tierney's Guesthouse Kinsale
Located on the south west coast of Ireland, Kinsale is full of character and charm.
In the 17th and 18th centuries Kinsale was an important English naval base, and it still has a distinct Georgian flavour.
However relaxed or active you wish to be on your holiday Kinsale allows you to take things at your own pace.
www.tierneys-kinsale.com /kinsale.htm   (183 words)

 Laurel Wood Cottage Near Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland
No.16, Abbeyview is a delightful two bedroomed house, tastefully furnished, overlooking the town of Kinsale.
The house is situated in a development of holiday homes and apartments on an elevated and landscaped site overlooking the town of Kinsale.
Kinsale is a small fishing village which offers the holiday maker just about everything; traditional pubs, sailing, deep sea angling, walks, bird watching.
www.laurelcottages.com /abbeyview/abbey.html   (116 words)

 Welcome to Kinsale Golf Club
Welcome to Kinsale Golf Club, a club with a long and distinguished history and a bright future to come.
Located on the south west coast of Ireland, alongside the historic and picturesque town of Kinsale.
The club is strongly rooted in the area, with most of the members living close by.
www.kinsalegolf.com   (312 words)

 Kinsale B&B Accommodation, Bed and Breakfast County Cork, Ireland B&B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
She serves her food and her obvious enjoyment at being able to afford her ultimate completely un-patronising brand of hospitality in large portions.
Kinsale is known as the gourmet capital of Ireland and — naturally — Ms Kelly-O’Gorman knows where to direct you, depending not only on your gastronomic leanings but your state of mind.
It is right that The Lighthouse is internationally acclaimed as arguably the most famous accommodation in Kinsale, Any such place must, of course, conform to certain functionalities.
www.lighthouse-kinsale.com   (372 words)

 Welcome to The Old Bank House, Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland : Guesthouse Accommodation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
But, the Medieval town of Kinsale is not just about food, it's about traditional bars, beautiful buildings, narrow streets, colourful shops and galleries and lots of activities on sea and land.
Kinsale, not just a place, it’s a state of mind.
Here in Kinsale, we are blessed with year round activities and the opportunity to just relax or take part in a host of hobbies and pursuits.
www.oldbankhousekinsale.com /kinsale.htm   (170 words)

 Trident Hotel Kinsale: Introduction
The Trident Hotel is spectacularly situated on the water's edge in the pretty heritage town of Kinsale - a prime position for you to enjoy the magnificent views from our bedrooms and guest areas.
With a total of 75 bedrooms, an award-winning restaurant and bar and an excellent range of conferencing and banqueting facilities, the Trident now offers all of the facilities and services expected of a modern four star hotel.
Kinsale is also an ideal gateway from which to explore the rugged coastline, white sandy beaches and many colourful towns of the West Cork region.
www.tridenthotel.com   (239 words)

 The Kinsale Irish Pub & Restaurant
At night, locals and visitors mingle in the lively bar while others head off to the dining room to enjoy a dish from our eclectic and highly acclaimed menu.
Like her sister pub, Desmond O'Malley's, the Kinsale was designed and built in Ireland.
The Kinsale features free live music in the bar during the week.
www.classicirish.com /kinsale_about.html   (163 words)

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 Kinsale Cottages & Apartments to Rent Laurel Wood Cottages Near Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland
Abbeyview is a delightful two bed roomed house, tastefully furnished, overlooking the town of Kinsale.
It is situated in a lovely development of homes on an elevated and landscaped site just minutes from the renowned and picturesque fishing village of Kinsale.
The Coach House Apartment is a tastefully restored loft apartment in the grounds of Laurel Wood House.
www.laurelcottages.com   (185 words)

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