Kinsale is a must see in County Cork and would highly recommend taking a walking tour as a starter. We used Dermot Ryan on our visit May 2013. Demont shows up at the tourist center at 10am to meet with anyone interest, collect 5 euro a head and off you go. He is well versed in the town history, has written books on the area, available at local book stores and is open to any questions. Walk is hour plus and gets you primed for setting off on your own in the ancient and most important port in the in the distant past.