County Kerry

Kerry or ‘Ciarraí’ means ‘The People of Ciar’ . These were a pre-Gaelic tribe who lived in this part of the country. In Old Irish ‘Ciar’ meant black or dark brown, and the word continues in use in modern Irish as an adjective describing a dark complexion.

These are some of our most significant landmarks, buildings and monuments in County Kerry

The Gap of Dunloe. County Kerry est 1760


The original and possibly the most spectacular tourist trail in Ireland The Gap of Dunloe has been one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland for 250 years. This stunning mountain pass [...]

The Gap of Dunloe. County Kerry est 17602019-06-25T19:02:19+00:00

Ross Castle, Killarney. County Kerry c.1460


Killarney's finest & most romantic castle Ross Castle was built sometime in the late 15th century by the O'Donoghue Ross chieftains and was surrounded by a fortified bawn, curtain walls and circular flanking [...]

Ross Castle, Killarney. County Kerry c.14602019-06-25T20:56:00+00:00

Carrantuohill Mountain, County Kerry


Ireland's highest mountain Carrantuohill in co. Kerry is Ireland's highest mountain standing at 1,038 m or 3,406 ft. It is the central peak of the Macgillycuddy's Reeks range and is topped by a large [...]

Carrantuohill Mountain, County Kerry2019-06-26T22:07:33+00:00