Mitchelstown

Mitchelstown, just 48km from Cork City, is set at the foothills of the Galtee Mountains, in the beautiful countryside of Ireland's Blackwater Valley. The town's name derives from Saint Michael, the patron saint of the Condon Family, who lived hereaboutsin medieval times. It is an important example of a planned town and was laid out primarily by the 1st and 3rd Earls of Kingston in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Their family, the King family, had acquired the town through the marriage of Sir John King, 1st Baron Kingston, to the heir of the Earl of Desmond's estates.

 Activities in Mitchelstown

Golf Courses
Mitchelstown Golf Club

Other Markets
Mitchelstown Mart

 


 
 
 
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