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Kayaking Tour from Killarney Including Ross Castle
"This unique guided kayak tour is the best way to experience the Lakes of Killarney and get a real insight into its historical past. We will discover the history of the majestic Ross Castle that towers over the edge of the lakes shore and as we paddle alo learn about local myths and legends gaze out upon spectacular scenery and experience nature close at hand"""Explore the hidden beauty of the Lakes of Killarney with a gentle kayak adventure exploring the spectacular history of Ross Castle and experience the lakes unique wild nature up close.title=Highlights&1=2-hour+kayaking+tour+through+Killarney+National+Park&2=Set+out+from+Killarney+for+an+afternoon+of+enjoying+nature+and+Irish+history&3=Learn+intriguing+local+folklore+while+paddling+along+the+Lakes+of+Killarney%27s+placid+waters&4=Marvel""
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Killarney Kayaking Tour Including Innisfallen Island
"For those of you who wish to experience adventure in Killarney look no further. This is the perfect adventure for you with a mystical guided kayak tour on the Lakes of Killarney that will transport you back in time. This mesmerizing kayak tour is not just about kayaking and in truth you don’t even need to be an expert at all to enjoy it. Just throw on a smile and have bucket loads of enthusiasm for a different kind of adventure. Unfolding before your eyes is an amazing story through time. Explore Ross Castle a 15th century castle built on the edge of Lough Leane and the largest of the three lakes formed through nature's powerful force of glaciation. Then paddle across the water to discover Innisfallen Island. a 6th Century settlement and if you are lucky you will be greeted by its renowned hosts the sika deer
From EUR50.00
Ring of Kerry Private Tour from Kenmare
"The ""Ring of Kerry"" is a spectacular scenic route in south west Ireland. A private tour with us is the best way to enjoy all the sights and scenery the route has to offer. You can fully be in charge of the itinerary. Compared with coach tours we can make more stops (of your choice) and travel to places where buses have no access.The Ring of Kerry is a world-famous route following the N70 N71 and R562 roads in a circular direction around the Iveragh peninsula. The route starts in the town Killarney and passes through the towns and villages of (in order): Killorglin Cahersiveen Waterville Sneem Kenmare
From EUR56.00

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Ross Castle.

On a suberb site overlooking the Lough Leane stands Ross Castle. Built in the 15th c by O'Donoghue Mor, it came into the hands of the Earls of Kenmare, the Browne family. Defended by high thick walls...
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Oct 28, 2012

Ross Castle

Part of the Killarney National park, Ross castle is a recently renovated castle, dating back from the 1600's. Formerly an English garrison, it's on the shore of Lake Laune. Very narrow spiral...
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Apr 04, 2011

A Bit Of Fresh Air At Ross Castle

We took a boat ride around the lakes surrounding the castle in order to give us a break from the drinking. A splendid place to take in the Irish air.We were told by our taxi driver that in 1652 it was...
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Mar 03, 2010

Ross Castle

We decided to visit a couple of the local sights before jumping into the Ring of Kerry traffic, I figured if we left early or we left late that at least we wouldn't be stuck behind a caravan of giant...
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Aug 19, 2009

Ross Castle

This square medieval tower which was built by the O' Donoghues in the 15th century is beautifully situated on the shores of Lough Lein. Now restored, the castle houses a fine collection of 16th and...
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Mar 27, 2006

Ross Castle

Ross Castle sits on the shore of the lower lake in Killarney. It's a great place to get a boat trip or rent a fishing boat and row away at your ease. There are some islands which can be visited, such...
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Dec 09, 2003

This photo of Ross Castle is a...

This photo of Ross Castle is a visual representation of Irish spring weather - bright sunshine on one side of the castle, raining on the other side!Ross Castle is the 15th century domain of the...
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Sep 12, 2002

Ross Castle

On the shore of Lough Leanne Ross Castle can be visited. It's a nice castle to see and also offers a lovely area to walk around in.The castle was built in the 15th century by the O'Donoghue clan.
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Feb 26, 2003
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St. Mary's Cathedral

St. Mary's Cathedral, Killarney, is a Roman Catholic cathedral that was built in the 19th century in Gothic Revival style. Today, it is considered one of Ireland’s most notable Gothic Revival...
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Meeting of the Waters

Now this is getting a bit far to really qualify under Killarney. Even so, it's quite possible to make a quick drive over from Killarnaye and see Ladies View where you have a splendid view over the...
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Torc Waterfall

Well worth the short walk from the carpark through the woods to view the waterfall. Plunging down from Torc mountain for over 18 metres the polished rocks are testament to the force of the water....
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Killarney National Park

My grandson went on the tour of Muckross House without me. I decided not to go because they don't allow photos to be taken inside and while the house is furnished "in period style" that usually means...
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Muckross Abbey

Muckross Abbey was formerly known as the Franciscan friary of Irrelagh. It was built in 1448 by Donald MacCarthy as a Franciscan Friary to cater for the Observantine Franciscans. The Abbey is in...
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Gap of Dunloe

We climb over the Gap for the last time and, despite Lorraine’s focus on moving on, I insist on taking a last picture or two because there’s fog in the valley floor and it looks magic. Over the crest...
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Getting to Ross Castle


Ross Road


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