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Castletownshend, Co. Cork

Castletownshend on Ireland's southwest coast, is a village about eight km from Skibbereen, in County Cork, Ireland. The village developed around a small 17th century castle built by Richard Townsend, whose descendants still reside there. As of 2007[update], the castle is open to the public as a bed and breakfast.

The main street of the town, lined with large homes from the 18th century, runs down a sharply sloped hill leading to Castlehaven Harbour and the castle. St. Barrahane's Church overlooks the town. It is noted for its stained glass windows, some by Harry Clarke, and for the classical music festival it has sponsored every year since 1980.
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Knockdrum Stone Fort

Castletownshend, Co. Cork, Ireland
Situated near Castletownshend, this is a circular fort, repaired before 1860 with a stone wall 95 feet in diameter. It is entered at the north east through a narrow entrance with a small sentry chamber on the right.

St. Barrahane's Church

Castletownshend, Co. Cork

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Castletownshend

Atlantic House B&B Atlantic House B&B

Coast Road, Castletownshend, Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Atlantic House B&B offers accommodation in Skibbereen. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. The rooms include a flat-screen TV. Enjoy a cup of tea while looking out at the sea or garden.

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