Inchydoney is a small island, long connected to the mainland by two causeways, in west County Cork, Ireland. The nearest town is Clonakilty. It has Blue Flag beach.edit sourceÂ | edit]
In 1584, the island, having escheated to the Crown, was granted by Queen Elizabeth I to the Bishop of Ross. After the Battle of Clonakilty in 1642, 600 of the Irish forces fled towards the island to take refuge; but with the tide setting in at the time, they all drowned before they could reach it.edit sourceÂ | edit] ^ Placenames Database of Ireland ^ a b "Inchydoney, West Cork". Inchydoney.net. Retrieved 2007-09-17.
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Inchydoney Island, Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa has twice been awarded ‘Ireland's Leading Spa Resort’. It has elegant bedrooms with balconies offering stunning views of West Cork’s sandy beaches.