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Old Head Lighthouse Kinsale, scenic photo

*Old Head of Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland - Photo Credit: Discover Ireland

Travel to Kinsale

By Air

Cork International Airport is the country’s second busiest airport and serves more than 50 destinations. The airport is 20-30  minutes to/from Kinsale by car. Flight information can be found at

The 226 and 226A buses go directly from Cork Airport to Kinsale centre (~30 minute journey, every hour, €7.60) where you are within a 10 min walk from most accommodations and the conference venue. If you take a taxi from the airport (taxi rank outside and to the right), the cost should be about €30-40.

Cork can also be reached by connecting through a number of major European airports ( If you choose a flight that goes into Dublin, you can get to Cork City from Dublin Airport using various airport buses; the journey typically takes less than 4 hours, and all services stop either at the Parnell Place Bus Station or across the river from the Bus Station. (For timetables see, There are also trains from Dublin Heuston Station to Cork. The 226 bus goes directly from either the train station (Kent Station) or near the bus depot (Clontarf Street) to Kinsale centre.

By Ferry

It is also possible to connect from France or the UK to Ireland by Ferry. For more information on this please see these websites:

To Dublin/Rosslare from UK/France,,

To Cork from France

For further details and information on getting to Kinsale, please visit



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