Projects

Nautical Artefacts at Kinsale Museum

Nautical Artifacts at Kinsale Museum 2018 The Kinsale Tidy Towns project for 2018 involves a number of nautical items which are stored at the back of the Museum ( see photos No’s 1,2 & 3 ). This will entail restoration work on some of the items, such as the buoy, ( see photo No.4 ),...

The Famine Graveyard (2017)

The Kinsale Famine Graveyard (2017) The Kinsale Famine Graveyard ( also known as An Pol Bui...the Yellow Hole ) was created during the Great Famine 1845 - 1852. Hundreds of people are buried there, mostly those who died of Yellow Fever..hence "An Pol Bui". In recent years it was quite n...

Marine Park (2016)

Marine Park (2016) Before & After ...

Garden of Rememberance

9/11 Garden of Remembrance Th Kinsale Garden of remembrance was established by a Kinsale lady, Kathleen Cait Murphy who worked as a nurse for over 30 years in New York City. During that time she came to admire the work of the Fireman and was shocked at the deaths of 343 who died in 9/11. As a resul...

Cast Bronze Walled Town

Cast Bronze Walled Town (2016) Work is underway to design, build ant cast in bronze a scaled model of the Walled Town of Kinsale. The monument is still under development and will be available on show at Market street once completed. This project is running until 2016 ...

Super Valu Tree Planting

Super Valu Tree Planting The Super Valu tree planting project was carried out across the six local Kinsale schools. The trees were sponsored by Super Valu Kinsale, and planted in conjunction with the Junior Tidy Towns Committees of those schools, who now have the responsibility of looking after the...

The Old Pound

The Old Pound 2013-2014 The Old Pound was restored by Kinsale Tidy Towns to include tourist information, history of town centre and history of heritage town. With help from Kinsale Town Council, Cork County Council, Eli Lily and Smiths Super-Valu, Kinsale. Click here to view a historical document...

Meadow Lawn

Meadow Lawn Featherbed Lane 2014/2015 Clearing site and laying new topsoil, sowing wild flowers meadow lawn with help from Cork County Council and West Cork Development Partnership (TUS) Project Ongoing....

The Abbey Well

The Abbey Well A Local Norman landowner Robert Fitzrichard Balrain built an Abbey adjacent to a well on this site around the year 1334 and dedicated it to the Blessed Virgin Mary. This well may have given Kinsale it's original name "Fan na Tunraide" (slope of the fountain). Somehow, he c...

Friary Avenue

Friary Avenue 2013 – 2014. Temporary restoring of old cottage to include paining, gutters, clearing stone wall by Kinsale Tidy Towns Project Complete....

Flowers