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Fantastic - Everything you want in an Ireland Golf Trip!

Great golf near Cork Ireland and just minutes from charming Kinsale village. Everything you want... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2009
Beautiful views for an intimate dinner

We actually are not golfers, we came here because we heard about the views and excellent food... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2008
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Ruggedly beautiful golf course overlooking the Celtic Sea.
Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 8444
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Reviewed 20 July 2009

Great golf near Cork Ireland and just minutes from charming Kinsale village. Everything you want from Ireland - sea, surf, sky, green everywhere and lots of wind! Course condition in July 2009 was excellent so I am surprised at the May review. Service was exceptional...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2009

Played Old head Links for the second time recently. The views are magnificant, however the course can only be described as a novelty item, the kind of place that would be 'cool' to mention to your golf buddies as a course that you have played!...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2008

We actually are not golfers, we came here because we heard about the views and excellent food. The food was very good and skillfully prepared. Knowing Kinsale is the gourmet capital, would I come here only for the food, I probably would say no. But...More

1  Thank altsavy
Reviewed 25 September 2007

Forget everything you've heard about Old Head. It's better. Pictures can't due justice to the true beauty and dramatic golf holes that Old Head provides. Sitting on a promontory into the Atlantic, the 300 foot cliffs provide hole after hole of jaw dropping vistas. It's...More

3  Thank WSyankee
Reviewed 9 June 2006

While our travel itinerary did not include enough time for a round of golf, we did make dinner reservations, which allowed us into the club. The drive from Cork was beautiful, although wouldn't recommend night driving - you'd miss the views and possibly, the turns...More

3  Thank kayjayfl
Reviewed 30 December 2003

Old Head is incredible. One of the toughest rounds I ever played but loved every single minute of it. Staff & clubhouse are also worth mentioning.

2  Thank BST777
Reviewed 15 September 2003

Played Old Head this past week (September 6, 2003). What a fantastic course! Cannot imagine a more beautiful vista. It seemed like each hole could be a signature hole for even the finest courses. I am truly puzzled as to why this course is not...More

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Colin T
11 September 2018|
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Response from Phil A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know. We booked through a golf tour. Caddie fees were about €120 (60 each) double carry
Susanne M
8 September 2018|
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Response from MaryFinn_12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, with regard to your query, as a local resident, i can confirm that the Golf course is open from mid April to end of October each year. Enjoy!!!