Killarney Local Customs

  • Nappie protestors
    Nappie protestors
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  • No nappies!
    No nappies!
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  • Cart in Killarney waiting for a customer
    Cart in Killarney waiting for a customer
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  • 1. Fairs

    About 20 miles outside Killarney is a village called Killorglin. Every August there is a Puck Fair there. When you arrive in Killorglin from Killarney,you will see a statue of a goat before you turn...

  • 2. Smirting & The Smoking Ban

    Smirting is a combination of the words smoking + flirting, geddit? It started when people had to go out for a ciggie after the ban was enforced, and got...

  • 3. No Nappies!

    The big news story in Killarney while we were there, if you can believe it, was the debate over whether the horses used to pull the jarveys (horse drawn carts)...

  • 4. Jaunting Carts

    Killarney seems to have made a big business out of jaunting cart rides. Some people regard them as tourist traps, and some think of them as a nice way to see...

  • 5. Respect the Republicans

    One night, we were at a bar called Tatler Jack's which you can read about in my restaurant tips. The last song of the night for the performers was "A Nation...

  • 6. this is more plant culture...

    this is more plant culture than human culture...Rhododendron are plants native to China that were brought to Ireland in the 19th century. They are ideally...

  • 7. Tinkers (sometimes known as...

    Tinkers (sometimes known as gypsies) can be found alongside rural roadways in Ireland. They're like everyone else, just trying to make a living. Many times,...

  • 8. Irish People have a wicked sense of humour

    Down threw the ages Ireland has been renowned for it's great writers. Their wit is sharp & very funny = you have to be very quick to retaliate.

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