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A Visitor Guide to County Kerry

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Ballymacelligott, Tralee, Co. Kerry

places in kerryThis is a growing information archive of interesting places in Kerry – mainly towns and villages.
Historical facts, what’s on, where to stay and more.
We are adding to this archive and we welcome input form anyone who has useful information about a locality.

Blue Flag Beaches in Kerry 2019


What does Blue Flag mean? Blue Flag is an award based on strict international standards given to sites (including beaches) which adhere to certain criteria under the headings of Environmental Information and Education, Water quality, Safety and Services and Environmental Management. The Blue Flag award is granted for only one [Read More…]



Caherdaniel is a village on the southern side of the Iveragh Peninsula between Waterville and Sneem. All around there are many beaches including some in sheltered coves. It is an ideal place for water sports and swimming. The surrounding landscape is rugged and stunning. What’s in Caherdaniel? Derrynane Beach, which [Read More…]



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 [Read More…]



Camp Village in County Kerry is about 10 miles west of Tralee on the main Dingle Road. The village is situated at the foot of the Slieve Mish mountains with numerous peaks in the backdrop. It is a frequent starting point for hill walkers and climbers. What’s in Camp? Click [Read More…]



Castlegregory is located on the Dingle Peninsula about 16 miles west of Tralee. This village has a native population of about 300 but this expands greatly during the Summer months because it is a popular holiday destination. The village has a few nice restaurants and pubs. What’s in Castlegregory? The [Read More…]



Castleisland is a town with a population of about 2,500 about 10 miles east of Tralee on the road to Limerick. It is a busy market town with a wide main street which plays host to an annual horse fair which is held on the 1st of November. What’s in [Read More…]



Castlemaine is a village in mid Kerry built on the Maine River and it was formerly the location of a castle owned by the Earl of Desmond What’s in Castlemaine? It’s main claim to fame is that it is supposed to be the birthplace of ‘The Wild Colonial Boy’. According [Read More…]



Dingle is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kerry. This town was originally a fishing village and although fishing is still an important local industry, tourism has become the most important activity in the area. Visitor numbers have rocketed since the town became famous as the location of [Read More…]



Farranfore is a village half way between Tralee and Killarney. It has the distinction of being the only location in Kerry that has both a railway station and an airport. It is located at the junction of the Tralee Killarney Road and roads to Limerick and Killorglin anrd the Iveragh [Read More…]

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