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Dingle and Slea Head Drive Private Tour from Cork
"The tour begins with a call to Killarney the number 1 tourist destination for 2014 in Ireland famous for its Cathedrals and of course the ‘Country Park’. For 250 years Killarney has been a key tourist destination and they certainly don’t disappoint visitors! Heading out on our peninsula drive our first stop being ‘Inch beach’ one of the longest b elevated approximately 100 metres above the ocean the Atlantic on the left mountains to the right and looking out at ‘The Skelligs’ ‘The Blaskets’ and ‘Dead Man’s Island’ it is truly picturesque. We will see the beehive huts which the skellig monks lived in dating back 2000 BC we will also see famine houses and get a taste of how people lived through these harsh times in Irish history. Also on this route we will see where the movie of ‘Far and Away’ was filmed and it was here Tom Cruise famously met Nicole Kidman
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Dingle and Slea Head Drive Private Tour from Killarney
"Heading out of Killarney past the Macgiddycuddy Reeks mountain range with the tallest mountain in Ireland Carrauntoohil on your left out onto our peninsula drive our first stop being ‘Inch beach’ one of the longest beaches in Ireland. You air and soil pollution free.   Leaving Inch you will carry on with the coastal drive through to ‘Gaeltacht’ where the native language is spoken until we come to ‘Dingle’ home to Fungi the Dolphin. Fungi was first spotted in Dingle Bay in the 1980’s and has made it his home ever since. Boats go out enjoy the 'Slea Head Drive’ elevated approximately 330 feet (100 metres) above the ocean the Atlantic on the left mountains to the right and looking out at ‘The Skelligs’ (islands)
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Dingle Peninsula Private Tour from Kenmare
"The ""Slea Head Drive"" is a spectacular scenic route on the Dingle Peninsula in South-West Ireland. A private tour with us is the perfect way to enjoy it. You can be fully in charge of the itinerary . Where do we stop for pictures? Stop here for lunch? for example the Connor Pass.The Dingle peninsula gets is name from the largest town on the peninsula. The peninsula is often called Corca Dhuibhne even by English speaking people. It means ""tribe of Duibhne"". On the peninsula there are two mountain ranges: the Slieve Mish Mountains in the east and another range of mountains in the west that has no name. Mount Brandon is the tallest mountain in Ireland after the peeks of the MacgillyCuddy Reeks outside Killarney.The Connor Pass is an absolute highlight that cannot be missed. It starts j twisting road surrounded by sharp drops and lakes. As such coaches are prohibited from driving this road.Just off the very westernmost point on the peninsula you will find the Blasket Islands. Until the 1950s these islands were inhabited and from Dunquin on the mainland
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Boat trip to see Fungi the dolphin

Sure it's touristy -- but then, you ARE a tourist, aren't you? Come on, you know you want to. Climb aboard a EUR 12 boat tour, enjoy the harbor views and wait for Fungi. Don't worry, he's almost...
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Apr 02, 2006

Harbor master

We probably would not have gone for the touristy boat trip for 32 euros on most occasions. Today however was different. My husband and I had spent the night before in a great B&B in Dingle and...
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Apr 01, 2006

a good reason to come to Dingle

Funghi the Dolphin is a single Doplhin, who decided to stay in the bay of Dingle harbour a lot of years ago and plenty of boats offer cruises to watch it, some even offer to give your money back in...
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Mar 29, 2006

Look for Fungi the Dolphin

Fungi the Dolphin started to appear around Dingle Harbour around 1984 where he has been ever since.There are boat trips out into the harbour every day to see Fungi and I believe you swim in the...
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Aug 04, 2005

Fungi The Dolphin

No trip to Kerry would be complete without visiting Fungi the Dolphin in Dingle Bay. Take a boat trip from the main harbour and usually the dolphin will swim up close to the boat. Tip - wear warm...
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Sep 05, 2004


For nearly 20 years Dingles most famous resident has been a bluenose dolphin by the name of Fungie. Hes a bit of a celebrity these days and you can take a boat ride out into the bay to catch a glimpse...
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Nov 21, 2003

Fungi, the dolphin

Look closely at this picture and you can see Fungi, the dolphin, in the background. Fungi has now spawned a bit of a tourist industry all of its own. More than 10 years ago the dolphin arrived in the...
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May 22, 2003


Dingle town is very charming and you can loose yourself in the nice shops and pubs.Dingle has an Atlantic Bottle-nosed Dolphin called Fungi that frequent the waters around the harbour. Fungi is a huge...
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Feb 26, 2003

Fungie the Dolphin

I'm torn between putting this item into Tourist trap or Must-See....For about €10, you can get someone to take you out to see Fungie the dolphin, who settled around Dingle bay a few years ago. The...
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Oct 14, 2002
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Blasket Islands

The Blasket Islands are a series of 7 rocky islands just offshore. The largest is shaped like a dead man laying in the water. During the summer, you can take a 2-3 hour boat trip around the islands to...
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Gallarus Oratory

Pretty cool church considering it's age and the precision with which it was built. No mortar, cement, etc- just stones stacked so precisely and perfectly that it is completely bone dry inside....
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Ring of Kerry

Knights Town was planned in a grid pattern like towns in Europe around the 1830s. It's the biggest village on the island and is located on the tip of Valentia Island opposite Renard Point. It's a...
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Gap of Dunloe

See unspoilt countryside. A coach will take you from Killarney to Kate Kearney's cottage. From there you can either walk, cycle, ride a horse, or - if you're still suffering from too much of the...
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The Aquadome

The aquadrome is heavily promoted as a 'must see' tourist destination. In truth the giant wigwam is no more than a fairly pleasant swimming pool with a couple of slides attached. We visting in March,...
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Siamsa Tíre

We bought tickets to the performance at the Siamsa T?re, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland, so we managed to see traditional dances after all. Before it started we had dinner and some rest. My...
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