Kinsale is one of the most picturesque, popular and fashionable
resorts of the south-west coast. Kinsale is a centre for yachting,
sea angling, gourmet
eating and golf. Restaurants in Kinsale pride themselves on
their high reputation for culinary expertise, and work together
through the town's Good Food Circle. It is one of Irelands oldest
towns and has many small winding streets and historic buildings.
There are museums, historic forts, art galleries, craft shops, over
40 bars and restaurants and a beautiful natural harbour.
Kinsale's history includes the Battle of Kinsale, fought in 1601
between a combined Spanish and Irish force and English Armies, which
was a turning point in Irish History.