A Visitor Guide to County Kerry

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Cahersiveen

Cahersiveen

Cahersiveen is the biggest town in the Iveragh Peninsula. There are a few variations of the spelling of its name including Cahirsiveen, Cahirciveen and Caherciveen. It is essentially a market town for the region and is busy with lots of shops, restaurants and pubs.

What’s in Cahersiveen?

The town is on the coast and there are a few nice beaches nearby. Fishing, swimming and boating are popular in the area. There are a few nice walks locally including
There is an annual festival which is held on the August Bank Holiday called Cahersiveen Festival of Music & the Arts. Open Air Concerts, street entertainment and childrens events feature.
There is a car ferry service which goes from Renard to Valentia Island.
Interesting Monuments in the area include Ballycarberry Castle, The Stone forts of Cahergal & Leacanabuaile and The Old Barracks which was allegedly originally designed for the Punjab in India but mistakenly built here.

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