Fish Shed / Bothán na nÉisc
The restored Fish Shed (using recycled material) is a living link with Kinsale's thriving fishing industry of old. Hundreds of Kinsale hookers, small inshore craft with 3 man crew, were joined by fleets from other parts of Ireland, the Isle of Man, Mainland UK and Europe. The fish were processed on a commercial scale for export on the open quays, while the local wives and daughters cleaned the [sic - and] sold the local catch from this and the other fish sheds along the quays.
Erected 2015 by Kinsale Tidy Towns.
Location. 51° 42.314′ N, 8° 31.348′ W. Marker is in Kinsale, Munster, in County Cork. Marker is at the intersection of Pier Road (Munster Route R600) and Emmet Place, on the right when traveling south on Pier Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinsale, Munster P17 PX67, Ireland. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dún Shéamais / James Fort (a few steps from this marker); Dún Cathal / Charles Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Blue Haven Old Fish Market Wall Restoration (about 150 meters away, measured
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Also see . . . History of Kinsale. (Submitted on July 28, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels •
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.