A Visitor Guide to County Kerry

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Easier Wheelchair Access to Kerry Beaches

July 20, 2017

Kerry County Council has introduced beach-friendly wheelchairs to two beaches in Kerry. The Hippocampe chairs have been specially adapted to travel over soft sand and unlike ordinary wheelchairs they can be easily pushed on the beach and into the shallow water. The chairs are already available at two beaches: Inch [Read More…]

More Scenes from Kerry in New Star Wars

July 18, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is due out on December 15th. Star Wars fans will have to wait a while but a teaser has been released giving a taste of what’s to come. What is certain is that much of the action was shot on Kerry locations with more stunning [Read More…]

Fantastic Ring of Kerry Drone Video

July 14, 2017

Florian Walsh does it again! Beautiful drone footage shot during his trip around The Ring of Kerry. This Is Kerry!!!! ***MUST WATCH*** Best video you will see all day!! (Watch in HD)I took a trip around the Ring of Kerry yesterday on one of the most beautiful days we had [Read More…]

Stunning Drone Footage of the Dingle Peninsula

June 26, 2017

This fantastic footage was shot by photographer Florian Walsh using his DJI Mavic Pro Drone. You can see some more of Florian Walsh’s videos as well as his beautiful photography at his website florianwalshphotography.com

Kenmare is Best Kept Small Town 2017

June 21, 2017

Michael Ring, T.D., Minister for Community and Rural Affairs has just announced the winners of the Best Kept Town competition, 2017. Kenmare has won the Best Kept Small Town award. There were three other finalists: Ahoghill, Co Antrim, Coolaney, Co Sligo and Randalstown, Co Antrim but Kenmare emerged as the [Read More…]

More Skellig Michael Boat Trips in 2017

May 10, 2017

The demand for trips to the Skellig Islands has increased dramatically following the worldwide publicity surrounding the making of the recent Star Wars movies on Skellig Michael. The Office of Public Works, which manages the islands has been busy clearing a rockfall which was blocking Lighthouse Road and they are [Read More…]

Mozart in Dingle

May 2, 2017

St. Mary’s Church in Dingle was almost full to capacity for the performance of Mozart’s Requiem at 7.00 pm on Sunday 30th April. This was one of the much anticipated events of Féile na Bealtaine. Mark Keane had got together an impressive ensemble made up from three choirs, Tribal Chamber [Read More…]

Banna is Top Irish Beach on TripAdvisor

March 2, 2017

Four Kerry beaches have been named in TripAdvisor’s list of the top 10 Irish beaches. Banna Beach is No.1 beach in Ireland with Derrynane beach at No. 3, Inch Beach at No. 4 and Coumeenole at No. 6. TripAdvisor summarizes Banna as  “Incredible beach, beautiful scenery”. Banna has taken over [Read More…]

Fantastic Kerry Landscape in Star Wars VIII

February 18, 2017

The fantastic landscape of Kerry features in the new Star Wars movie. Star Wars VIII – The Last Jedi opens with scenes shot on  and around Skellig Michael. This is the second Star Wars which uses scenes from Skellig. It started with Star Wars – The Force Awakens which brought [Read More…]

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