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Heritage Sites in Cork

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The Old Midleton Distillery

The Old Midleton DistilleryDistillery Walk, Midleton, Co Cork, Ireland, P25 Y394
A tour of The Old Midleton Distillery is a journey through the story of Irish whiskey via an audio-visual presentation which is available in six languages. Follow the old distillery trail through mills, maltings, corn stores, stillhouse, warehouses and ki
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Charles Fort

Charles FortSummer Cove, Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland, P17 AY18
Constructed in the late 17th century on the site of an earlier coastal fortification, Charles Fort is a classic example of a star-shaped fort. William Robinson, architect of the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, Dublin, and Superintendent of Fortifications, i
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The Cobh Museum

High Road, Cobh, Co Cork, Ireland, P24 AY26
Cobh Museum is housed in former Scots Presbyterian Church on the main road into Cobh from Cork. Its many exhibits relate to Cobh's long maritime history. Artefacts include grim reminders of the Lusitania disaster, model boats and ships, and mementos of a
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Barryscourt Castle

Barryscourt CastleCarrigtwohill, Co. Cork, Ireland, T45 Y290
Seat of the Barry Family from the 12th to the 17th Century, this castle is a fine example of a 15th Century tower house with 16th Century alterations and additions. The bawn wall with three corner towers is largely intact. The ground floor now houses an e
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Skibbereen Heritage Centre

Skibbereen Heritage CentreOld Gasworks Building, Upper Bridge Street, Skibbereen, Co Cork, Ireland, P81 WK06
Skibbereen Heritage Centre, located in the beautifully restored Old Gasworks building features two main exhibitions.The Great Famine Exhibition commemorates this period of Irish history using the latest in multimedia technology. Skibbereen was...
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Desmond Castle

Desmond CastleCork St., Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland, P17 TY09
Built as a custom house by the Earl of Desmond c. AD 1500, Desmond Castle has a colourful history, ranging from Spanish occupation in 1601 to use as a prison for captured American sailors during the American War of Independence. Known locally as 'The Fren
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Toy Soldier Factory

Kilnamartyra, Macroom, Co Cork, Ireland, P12 FN79
The Toy Soldier Factory is one of IrelandÂ’s best hidden attractions. It is situated in the beautiful village of Kilnamartyra, half way between Killarney town and Cork City on the main N22 road, only a short distance from Macroom town. A visit is a must!
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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.
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Kealkil Stone Circle

Kealkil, Co. Cork, Ireland
Situated near Bantry in West Cork, the circle consists of 5 stones forming a minature stone circle, 2 standing stones and the remains of another circle with small stones.
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Cloyne Round Tower

Co. Cork, Ireland
Located in East Cork, this is one of the few surviving aspects of the old monastic foundation at Cloyne.The tower was struck by lightening in 1748 and the original conical roof was destroyed.
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Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills

Regional Park, Ballincollig, Co. Cork, Ireland
These mills in County Cork were established in 1794 by Charles Henry Leslie. The army barracks was built in 1805 in the town to protect the supply of gunpowder. Now the 134 acre site is a public park.
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Lisselan Estate Gardens

Lisselan Estate, Clonakilty, Co Cork, Ireland
Lisselan Estate Gardens, designed in the Robinsonian style, take advantage of the natural features and contours provided by the valley and the Argideen river flowing through it. 12ha of gardens and woodlands contain many spectacular features such ...
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The National Monument

Grand Parade, Cork City, Co. Cork, Ireland
Sited at the junction of the South Mall and Grand Parade in Cork city, this imposing structure was built in 1906 to commerate uprisings against the British in 1867 and 1798. Close by is the War Memorial, reminding us of the dead of the two World Wars.
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Youghal Heritage Town

Tourist Information Centre, Market Square, Youghal, Co Cork, Ireland, P36 VY44
Youghal, where the past meets the present at the mouth of the River Blackwater. It is one of the best examples of a Norman walled port in Ireland today, combined with a modern seaside resort. Youghal Visitor Centre offers a unique starting point f...
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