Kilfinane trip planner
Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free
day by day itinerary for free
Kilfinane is a small market town in County Limerick, Ireland. The Town's name comes from the Irish words "Cill" (church) and "Fhíonáin" (Finian), making its meaning "Church of Saint Finian." Kilfinane is located approximately 40 km southeast of Limerick, and approximately 70 km north-northwest of Cork. It had a population of 778 people in the 2011 Census.At an elevation of over 150 metres, Kilfinane is the highest town in County Limerick. It is surrounded on three sides by the Ballyhoura Mountains, and on the fourth side is the "Golden Vale" region that runs through Counties Limerick, Cork, and Tipperary.In 2014, Kilfinane hosted the inaugural HearSay International Audio Festival which celebrates creative audio from the worlds of Radio Features, Film Sound, Theatre and Sound Art. The second HearSay Festival held in November 2015 had over 80 workshops, installations and performances. It attracted audio makers from 25 countries.EducationKilfinane facilitates both Primary and Secondary Education.Kilfinane Primary School Scoil Fhíonáin is located very close to the Secondary School and has a new building opened in September 2012. Prior to this the Primary School was located in an old former Catholic residence, which was notorious due to reports of infestation, cold conditions and outdoor toilets. In November 2012, disputes amongst building subcontractors and the main building contractor of the new School resulted in builders cutting the power and water, and removing the fittings of the newly opened school building. Parents created a blockade to prevent the builders from leaving the school grounds. The standoff became a national news story. An RTÉ Radio 1 radio documentary "Take No More" by Grey Heron Media on the standoff won Gold at the 2013 PPI Radio Awards, the 2013 Association for International Broadcasting, and the 2013 New York Radio Festival.Plan my Ireland trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Kilfinane
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Kilfinane
Places to visit with Kilfinane
Killarney Trip planner BEST FOR: National Park, Garden, Waterfall Waterford Trip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Architectural Building, Biking Trail Cork Trip planner BEST FOR: Castle, Flea Market, Island Cobh Trip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Religious Site, Monument Kinsale Trip planner BEST FOR: Historic Site, Nightlife, Golf Course
Recently planned trips to Kilfinane
11 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 8 days in Ireland & Northern Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Ireland & United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium