This 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.
Sneem is a beautiful village located on the South coast of the Iveragh Peninsula approximately midway between Kenmare and Waterville. It is on the Ring of Kerry and The Wild Atlantic Way and it straddles the Sneem River which flows into a long inlet of Kenmare Bay. This is one [Read More…]
If your’e travelling along the coast road from Limerick to Ballybunion, the first village in Kerry you will see is Tarbert. From here you can choose to drive south towards Listowel, west towards Ballybunion or north to County Clare. But before leaving Tarbert there are lots of interesting places to [Read More…]
Tralee is the biggest town in County Kerry and is its administrative centre. It is a busy market and shopping town and is also a centre of industry, education, entertainment and tourism. Built on the River Lee, this town has been in existence since the 13th century at least, although [Read More…]
Valentia Island is Ireland’s third largest island. Located of the coast of the Iveragh Peninsula, it is connected to the mainland by bridge at Portmagee. The island has two villages, Knightstown on the coast and Chapeltown further inland. It is also accessible from Renard on the mainland by ferry to [Read More…]
Ventry is a village in the Kerry Gaeltacht west of Dingle town. Its Irish language name, Ceann Trá, describes its location at the head of a long sandy beach. The village is overlooked by a series of hills and mountains including the imposing Mount Eagle to the west. What’s in [Read More…]
Waterville Ireland is a small town on the southern side of The Ring of Kerry. It is located on the coast in a secluded bay surrounded by mountains. There is some stunning scenery in the area which has been popular as a tourist destination for many years and was a [Read More…]