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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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News & events

Michael Collins Centenary Commemoration Festival

Aug 03 2022

The Michael Collins Centenary Commemoration Festival will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the death of Michael Collins but also celebrate his life and achievements.

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Upcoming events

Friday 12 August

Clonakilty Friday Market

09:00 AM - Emmet Square, Clonakilty

Clonakilty Friday Market is held every Friday from 9am-2pm in Clonakilty, County Cork. An amazing range of locally grown organic produce, hot food, baking, plants and crafts are available. Contact Per...

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Saturday 13 August

Saturday Night Bingo

08:30 PM - Parochial Hall, Clonakilty

Weekly fundraising bingo for Clonakilty Community Youth Centre. With some great prizes to be won, make sure you tell all your bingo regulars!

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Sunday 14 August

Michael Collins Centenary Commemoration Festival

02:30 PM - Clonakilty and surrounding areas

The Michael Collins Centenary Commemoration Festival will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the death of Michael Collins but also celebrate his life and achievements.

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Tuesday 16 August

Dúchas talk on Collins

08:30 PM - Clonakilty GAA Club

As part of the upcoming week-long events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Michael Collins, Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage will host a lecture, presented by Gabriel Doherty, School of H...

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Friday 19 August

Clonakilty Friday Market

09:00 AM - Emmet Square, Clonakilty

Clonakilty Friday Market is held every Friday from 9am-2pm in Clonakilty, County Cork. An amazing range of locally grown organic produce, hot food, baking, plants and crafts are available. Contact Per...

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Friday 19 August

Clonakilty Friday Market

09:00 AM - Emmet Square, Clonakilty

Clonakilty Friday Market is held every Friday from 9am-2pm in Clonakilty, County Cork. An amazing range of locally grown organic produce, hot food, baking, plants and crafts are available. Contact Per...

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Saturday 20 August

Saturday Night Bingo

08:30 PM - Parochial Hall, Clonakilty

Weekly fundraising bingo for Clonakilty Community Youth Centre. With some great prizes to be won, make sure you tell all your bingo regulars!

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Friday 26 August

Clonakilty Friday Market

09:00 AM - Emmet Square, Clonakilty

Clonakilty Friday Market is held every Friday from 9am-2pm in Clonakilty, County Cork. An amazing range of locally grown organic produce, hot food, baking, plants and crafts are available. Contact Per...

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Saturday 27 August

Saturday Night Bingo

08:30 PM - Parochial Hall, Clonakilty

Weekly fundraising bingo for Clonakilty Community Youth Centre. With some great prizes to be won, make sure you tell all your bingo regulars!

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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

A charming, yet cosmopolitan little gem, set in a stunningly beautiful part of the Emerals Isle. Great food, friendly people with immense sense of civic responsibility. Do not miss the music scene.

Jim Shine

I love Clonakility! Whenever we visit the Cork area we can't resit a stop off! Great Cafes & Restaurants. Very Pretty Town, bustling with life and Activity!!!!

Mary Sheridan Galway

A great town vibrant and pretty. Always plenty to do. Always clean and with the most friendly people. A must visit for both visitors to Ireland and native Irish. Great pubs, cafes and restaurants.

Michael McKenna

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

Alison Wickham

We found Clonakilty to be one of if not the friendliest place we've ever visited. The people of "Clon " treated us like we had lived there our whole lives.They welcomed us into their lives like we were family.

Mitch Eveleth Iowa, USA

Great town ."The people are Splendid" to use a quote of the towns most Famous famous residence Michael Collins. The food and choice of food is excellent, the layout of the town with it meandering streets creates an intimacy with this place.

Michael McManus

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