Clonakilty Distillery

Clonakilty Distillery is a fabulous new distillery and visitor experience situated right on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Combining world-class visitor facilities and knowledgeable expert guides, visitors to Clonakilty Distillery will experience first-hand the smell, sound, feel and taste of a distillery creating genuine Irish whiskey and gin.

Those attending our Clonakilty Distillery Gin School will have the chance to make their own bespoke gin using their chosen botanicals (See our website at for further information).

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Stuart McNamara (@WhiskeyBlogger) is an international Whiskey Blogger who edits several International Whisk(e)y and Whiskey Tourism sites including and He is Chair of the Irish Craft And Artisan Distilleries Association (ICADA) and is an elected member of the National Council of ISME, the Irish SME Association. He is also the creator and editor of International Irish Whiskey Day which is celebrated on 3/3 or 3rd March each year and had a global social media reach in 2021 of over 20 Million. He is a Director of Portmagee Whiskey and has also acted as both a brand and product development consultant to several other Irish Whiskey and other spirits producers.

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