A Visitor Guide to County Kerry

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Ballycarbery Castle


Ballycarbery Castle is a short drive from Cahersiveen on the Ring Of Kerry Route. It is an old run-down castle with historical significance. At present some of the inside walls have fallen in and it is not accessible to the public. For over 600 years the Castle has stood proud [Read More…]

Cahergall Stone Fort


The Cahergall Stone Fort is located just a little off the main Ring of Kerry route near Cahersiveen and is well worth the time taken to view it. It has history, mystery and fantastic scenery all round. Cahergall Stone Fort – At Least 1000 Years Old Cahergall Stone Fort is [Read More…]

Minard Castle


Minard is located on a cove on the south coast of the Dingle Peninsula near the village of Lispole. As you approach Minard you can see spectacular views of Dingle Bay on a fine day. The narrow winding road leads you to a parking spot where the huge rounded boulders [Read More…]

Carrigafoyle Castle


Carrigafoyle Castle near the village of Ballylongford which was built by Conor Liath O’Connor-Kerry in the 1490s was a large tower house which was fairly common in Munster at that time. During the Desmond rebellion in about 1580 the castle was defended  by 50 Irish and 16 Spanish soldiers. The [Read More…]