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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.



Fenit is a village xx miles west of Tralee and can be considered to be Tralee’s seaport. It was a busy port in the past when grain, coal etc. were imported and cattle and other agricultural goods were exported. It has a long pier and sheltered harbour and in recent [Read More…]



Glenbeigh is the next village you come to as you travel south from Killorglin towards Cahersiveen. It is just about a mile or so to the beach nearby and it is a popular holiday destination. What’s in Glenbeigh? Rossbeigh Beach, which is a short drive from the village is one [Read More…]



Kenmare is one of Kerry’s prettiest and most popular towns. The Irish name for it ‘Neidín’ means ‘Little Nest’ and this describes, in a word, the location of the town in between the mountains of the Ring of Kerry and The Ring of Béara. The town is bristling with colour [Read More…]

Kerry Golf Courses


Kerry can boast of having some of the most natural golfing terrain in the world. From the finest Links courses at Ballybunion to the beautiful parklands at Killarney, Kerry has become the Mecca of golf in Ireland. With natural wonders like Waterville, Killarney, Dooks and Ballybunion all within easy access, [Read More…]



Is Killarney the tourist Capital of Ireland? Visitors have been coming here for a few centuries and since Queen Victoria visited in 1861 a growing number of tourists visit each year. Its unique location at the foot of Ireland’s highest mountains beside its famous Lakes make it one of the [Read More…]



Roads from Tralee and Killarney join at the bridge over the river Laune which leads to the Killorglin, often called the gateway to south Kerry. This is a lively market town surrounded by some beautiful scenery and a short distance from the spectacular Caragh Lake. What’s in Killorglin? The River [Read More…]



Listowel is a famous town located on the banks of the river Feale in North Kerry. This historic town has been the market centre for the northof the county for centuries and is still a lively shopping town with numerous shops, pubs and restaurants. This is a very well maintained [Read More…]



Milltown is a nice residential town on the N70 between Castlemaine and Killorglin. It is a quiet place which has grown quite a bit in recent years with the development of new housing estates which were built to accommodate commuters to the main towns. What’s in Milltown? The town has [Read More…]



In 2012 Portmagee was the first town to be awarded the Fáilte Ireland National Tourism Town Award. This was a fishing village in the past but nowadays most of the fishing is done from leisure boats operating out of its sheltered harbour. Situated on the mainland side of the bridge [Read More…]

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