The origins of the historic town of Midleton go back to 1180 AD when the Cistercian monks established a monastery here on the banks of the Owenacurra River. The location of Midleton on rich agricultural land resulted in the development of related industrial activity - the distilling of Irish whiskey. Now a major visitor centre in the town, it traces the history of Irish whiskey back to 1825 when the Murphy family first opened their distillery. Midleton is also a busy shopping centre with a great variety of shops and the diversion of heavy traffic away from the town centre some years ago has added greatly to the ambience of the town.

 Activities in Midleton

Driving Ranges
Woodview Driving Range

Equestrian Centres
Dunsfort Riding Centre

Game Fishing
Owennacurra River
Angling Roxboro River

Golf Courses
East Cork Golf Club
Water Rock Golf Course

Other Markets
Midleton Mart

Pitch And Put
Corkbeg Pitch And Putt Club
Midleton Pitch And Putt Club

Pottery And Craft Centres
Corabbey Crafts

Sea Fishing
East Cork Angling Centre


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