These are thought to be the earliest footprints of a vertebrate (backboned) creature still in their original location anywhere in the world. They are the footprints of one of the first Tetrapods (four footed creatures) and are estimated to be about 385 million years old. This figure is almost [Read More…]
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…]
Kerry County Council is very involved in the support of projects throughout the county. Their tourism department takes tourism very seriously and this Kerry Tourism Video shows some of the fascinating projects they have promoted. See more about Kerry County Council Tourism here.
Drive along the coast of the charming Dingle Peninsula and you would be forgiven for thinking you are on the set of a picture postcard, so beautiful is the landscape. This includes mountainous areas such as Mount Brandon and the Connor Pass, hills, valleys, the ghost island of Great Blasket, [Read More…]
All of Kerry’s spectacular Coastline is on The Wild Atlantic Way. The rugged coast stretches from Kenmare in the South to The Shannon Estuary in the north. What is The Wild Atlantic Way? It is a tourism route on the west coast of Ireland extending from Malin Head in [Read More…]
Banna Beach is a beautiful Blue Flag Beach located between Ardfert and Ballyheigue in North Kerry. It is about 10km from Tralee. This sandy beach stretches for miles from Barrow to Ballyheigue and is a favourite destination of holidaymakers during the Summer and by surfers, wind surfers, walkers and horse [Read More…]
In Kerry and Clare and perhaps in other places too, the word “abroad” was often used instead of “outside”. For example: “I was abroad in the garden”. I once heard a story of a man who was due to appear in the District Court in Kilrush to answer some minor [Read More…]