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Clonakilty

Clonakilty is a town in west Cork. It is located at the head of the tidal Clonakilty Bay and is surrounded by hilly country devoted primarily to dairy farming. It is an integral part of West Cork's tourist attraction and noted for its vibrant culture and night life. It is well known for its music in its many bars while there are several festivals throughout the year including a Guitar Festival and Waterfront Festival. Clonakilty is also known for its black pudding, which originated in Twomey's butcher shop in Pearse Street. Other local attractions include the Model Railway Village and the Random Acts of Kindness Festival run by the local Macra na Feirme club. There are also many historical attractions in the town such as the Clonakilty Museum, the Georgian houses on Emmet Square and the Michael Collins Centre. There is both Catholic and Church of Ireland churches in Clonakilty, as well as four primary schools and two secondary schools. There is also an agricultural college two miles east of the town, as well as numerous sports clubs. Bus Éireann provides frequent coach links from Clonakilty to Cork and Skibbereen. There is also bus links during the summer months to Killarney via the N71 road through Skibbereen, Bantry, Glengarriff and Kenmare. The Blue Flag beach of Inchydoney Island is just a few miles from Clonakilty.

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