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Clonakilty is a vibrant, friendly and colourful town surrounded by beautiful beaches and home to a rich food and music culture. A visit to Clonakilty is a must to get a true feel of the relaxed ‘West Cork’ lifestyle.
A wander through Clonakilty’s buzzing Friday market is a good starting point to understand the town’s food culture. Local organic farmers, cheesemakers, foragers, fishmongers, bakers and coffee roasters jostle shoulder by shoulder with procurers of exotic treats from Europe and the East.
Clonakilty is a music hub and boasts a great line-up of festivals throughout the year. Rock, pop, traditional sessions in local pubs, Irish and international acts, gigs at world-famous DeBarras Folk Club - Clonakilty has something for all music fans.
Clonakilty is a 50 minute drive from Cork City and Cork Airport. The town is on the Wild Atlantic Way and the spectacular Inchydoney Beach is a 15 minute drive from the town centre.
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