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Welcome to Clonakilty

West Cork, Ireland on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Clonakilty is a multi-award winning, cosmopolitan and friendly seaside town at the heart of West Cork, in the South of Ireland.

Best Town in Europe 2017

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Things to do

Things to do

A vibrant town, Clonakilty also boasts beautiful beaches, green surrounds and a mix of activities for everyone from water sports and adventure to golf, and our proud heritage.

Stay

Stay

There are so many great places for you to stay in Clonakilty, for weekends or short breaks and longer holidays, creating the perfect base to enjoy the town, beaches, food, music and activities from festivals to our important heritage. Clonakilty offers a wide variety of accommodation to suit all needs.

Eat &
drink

Eat &
drink

A wander through Clonakilty’s buzzing Friday market is a good starting point to understanding the food culture which infuses the town’s many restaurants, hotels, pubs and food outlets.

Festivals &
Events

Festivals &
Events

Clonakilty is a music hub and the colourful town boasts a great line-up of festivals for visitors.

Music & Culture

Music & Culture

Rock, pop, traditional sessions in local pubs, Irish and international acts, gigs at world famous DeBarras Folk Club, Shanley’s Piano Bar - Clonakilty has something for all music fans.

Shopping

Shopping

Shopping in cosmopolitan Clonakilty promises a great variety of boutiques, design galleries and craft. We would love to welcome you to our town for an enjoyable shopping experience.

News & events

Second Annual Clonakilty Street Carnival announced in a splash of colour

Jun 06 '17

The second annual Clonakilty Street Carnival has been announced in a splash of colour to take place on Saturday June 17th 2017. Excitement is building towards a bigger and more colourful spectacle.

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Clonakilty Vouchers

Upcoming events

Reviews

We stayed in Clonakilty for 4 nights and loved it. So much to do. Beautiful beaches. Lovely pubs and such friendly people! Can't wait to come back!

Denise Lemmon Brown

The most vibrant small town in Ireland. Always something happening. Great food, great atmosphere, lovely people.

Alison Wickham

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