Macgillicuddy's Reeks (Na Cruacha Dubha, meaning "The Black Tops") are a mountain range in County Kerry, Ireland. Stretching slightly over 19 km (12 miles), they include Carrantuohill, which at 1,041.3 m (3,409 ft) is the highest mountain in Ireland, two other 1,000 m peaks — Beenkeragh (1,010 m) and Caher (1,001 m) — and over 100 other Hewitts (peaks of over 2,000 ft). The mountains, part of the Armorican Highlands, are of glacial-carved sandstone and are situated on the Iveragh peninsula near the Lakes of Killarney. ...more on Wikipedia about "Macgillycuddy's Reeks"
Muckross House ( Irish: Theach Mhucrois) is located on the small Muckross Peninsula between Muckross Lake and Lough Leane, three of the lakes of Killarney, 6 km from the town of Killarney in County Kerry, Ireland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Muckross House"
North Kerry was a former UK Parliament constituency in Ireland, returning one Member of Parliament 1885-1922. ...more on Wikipedia about "North Kerry (UK Parliament constituency)"
Parkavonear Castle is a 13th Century Norman castle ruin, situated at Aghadoe, overlooking the lakes of Killarney, Ireland. It was built following the Norman invasion of Ireland in 1169. ...more on Wikipedia about "Parkavonear Castle"
Puffin Island (Oileán na gCánóg in Irish) is an uninhabited steep rocky island lying off the coast of the Iveragh Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland. The island is about 1.5 km long and 0.7 km wide, and rises to 159 metres. It is separated from the mainland by Puffin Sound, which is only about 250 metres across. Puffin Island holds important populations of several seabird species, including Atlantic Puffins, Manx Shearwaters and European Storm-petrels, and was acquired as a nature reserve by the Irish Wildbird Conservancy (now BirdWatch Ireland) in the early 1980s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Puffin Island, Kerry"
The Ring of Kerry is a tourist trail in County Kerry, south-western Ireland. The route covers the 170 km circular road (N70, N71 and R562), starting from Killarney around the Iveragh peninsula; it passes through Kenmare, Sneem, Waterville, Cahersiveen and Killorglin. Tourist attraction points are, among others, Muckross House (near Killarney), Staigue Fort and Derrynane House, home of Daniel O'Connell. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ring of Kerry"
The River Feale (Abhainn na Feile in Irish) rises near Rockchapel in the Mullaghareirk Mountains of County Cork in the southwest of Ireland and flows northwestwards through Abbeyfeale and Listowel in County Kerry before finally emptying into the Mouth of the Shannon by Ballyduff. ...more on Wikipedia about "River Feale"
The River Laune (pronounced to rhyme with "down") is a river in County Kerry, Ireland which flows from Lough Leane (sometimes written as Lough Lein), one of the Lakes of Killarney, through the town of Killorglin, and empties into the sea at Dingle Bay. The Laune is well known for salmon and trout fishing. ...more on Wikipedia about "River Laune"
Ross Castle is the ancestral home of the O'Donoghue clan. It is located in Ireland on the edge of Lough Leane the largest of Killarney's famous lakes in Killarney National Park. It is approximately a mile from Killarney town centre down Ross Road. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ross Castle"
Skellig Michael (from Sceilg Mhichíl in the Irish language, meaning Michael's rock), also known as Great Skellig, is a steep rocky island about 16 kilometres off the coast of County Kerry, Ireland. It is the larger of the two Skellig Islands. A celtic monastery, which is situated almost at the summit of the 240-metre-high rock, was built in 588, and became a World Heritage Site in 1996. It is one of Europe's better known but least accessible mediaeval monasteries. ...more on Wikipedia about "Skellig Michael"
South Kerry was a former UK Parliament constituency in Ireland, returning one Member of Parliament 1885-1922. ...more on Wikipedia about "South Kerry (UK Parliament constituency)"
Tearaght Island (An Tiaracht in Irish, and sometimes called "the Tearaght" or "Inishtearaght" in English) is an uninhabited steep rocky island situated to the west of the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry. It is the westernmost of the Blasket Islands, the westernmost point of Ireland, the westernmost point of the British Isles if Rockall is not included, and the westernmost point of the European Union if France's départements d'outre-mer are not included. It lies at longitude 10 degrees 40 minutes west. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tearaght Island"
The Rose of Tralee festival is an international competition which takes inspiration from a nineteenth century Irish ballad of the same name that recounts the story of a woman called Mary, who because of her beauty was called 'The Rose of Tralee'. The song was written by William Pembroke Mulchinock about Mary O'Connor, a maid in service to his parents. Fact or fiction, it tells of an unrequited romance between a wealthy Protestant man and a poor Catholic girl. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Rose of Tralee"
Valentia Island (Oilean Dairbhre in Irish), Europe's westernmost inhabited location, lies in the southwest of County Kerry in the Republic of Ireland. It is linked to the mainland by a bridge at Portmagee, as well as by a ferry which sails from Reenard Point to Knightstown, the island's main settlement. The permanent population of the island is 650, and the island is approximately 11 km long by 3 km wide. ...more on Wikipedia about "Valentia Island"
West Kerry was a former UK Parliament constituency in Ireland, returning one Member of Parliament 1885-1922. ...more on Wikipedia about "West Kerry (UK Parliament constituency)"
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