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James Fort Kinsale

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Castlepark, Kinsale, Cork, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)214772234
F: +353(0)214774438
E: charlesfort@opw.ie

Located opposite Charles Fort, it has a commanding position guarding the small harbour of Kinsale. This fort was built in 1607 and was captured in 1690 by Williamite forces.

Located opposite Charles Fort, it has a commanding position guarding the small harbour of Kinsale. This fort was built in 1607 and was captured in 1690 by Williamite forces. The fort remains a most interesting example of 17th century military architecture and offers wonderful views of the town, river, harbour and Charles Fort.