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Address: Mile 5 north of Enniskeane, Cork, Ireland
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+353 21 427 3251

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Kinneigh Round Tower

Found the tower while searching for a property in the area...take the R588 road from Enniskeane to Cappeen and the turn for the church and tower are approx 5KM along on the left... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2014
Western Ireland, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

I visited Kinneigh Round Tower on a day I was out exploring. It is unique in that it has a hexagonal base in solid rock. The location is beautiful and peaceful. The tower is in very good condition and the adjoining Great Famine burial ground is a sobering yet tranquil place. Of part of the graveyard has graves of evidently... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

My Cousin and I visited the Kinneigh Round Tower recently as he is interested in history. It is hard enough to find but once you get to Enniskeane you should be okay. It is fairly eerie with a graveyard nearby. It is only one of a few round towers left in Ireland. I really enjoyed the day out and learned... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Its history is interesting and being a history buff, I found its structure fascinating, although it hasn't been maintained.

Thank randeegarretson
Western Ireland, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 November 2014

Found the tower while searching for a property in the area...take the R588 road from Enniskeane to Cappeen and the turn for the church and tower are approx 5KM along on the left as you drop down into a dip in the road. A great legacy of the history of Ireland. Tower is fairly impressive sitting on bedrock and the... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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Reviewed 12 November 2008

Thanks to the power of the Ordnance Survey Map - we were able to see this place. It's off the main road and wasn't signposted as far as I could see, apart from a small sign pointing to Kinneigh. The nearest place to head for is Enniskean - and it's possible you may see it from the road. There is... More 

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