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Ring of Kerry Day Tour
"We cordially invite you to join with us on our motorcoach tour of this enchanting peninsula and share in its history geography culture stories and folklore. This is an ideal opportunity for you to forget about the left hand side of the road for a day and relax in worry free comfort. Free rental car parking availble at our depot in Ross Castle Road for the duration of the Ring of Kerry d which departs everyday of the year except Christmas Day and New Years Day. The Ring of Kerry is usually done in an anti-clockwise direction along the banks of the River Laune to Killorglin via Glenbeigh Kells
From EUR25.00
 
Ring of Kerry Day Tour
"We cordially invite you to join with us on our motorcoach tour of this enchanting peninsula and share in its history geography culture stories and folklore. This is an ideal opportunity for you to forget about the left hand side of the road for a day and relax in worry free comfort. Free rental car parking availble at our depot in Ross Castle Road for the duration of the Ring of Kerry d which departs everyday of the year except Christmas Day and New Years Day. The Ring of Kerry is usually done in an anti-clockwise direction along the banks of the River Laune to Killorglin via Glenbeigh Kells
From EUR25.00
 
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

Ballycarberry Castle Tips (3)

ONLY RUINS LEFT

Not long after leaving Valentia Island behind, we came across the ruins of Ballycarberry Castle, located in an area known as "over the water" by the locals in Cahirciveen. Nearby down near the waters edge are are the old barracks.

In the 15th century when the Castle would have been in its prime, I think it would have an impressive sight. When built as a the home of the McCarthy Clan, it was probably the largest and most impressive castle built on the peninsula of Iveragh .

It's listed on the County’s historical buildings list so I guess one day restoration will take place. Don't expect to see much as the Castle is in a poor state of repair.

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balhannah
Oct 22, 2016

A beautiful ruin

Ballycarbery Castle is a 15h century ruin that is now beautifully covered in ivy, and in a gorgeous lowland setting with little development around. When I was there, we were able to go right up to the castle and even climb inside a bit where we had a picnic. Apparently this was once a magnificent castle, and its proximity to Caher Gael stone fort makes the visit doubly worthwhile. Both sites can be easily incorporated into a Ring of Kerry trip.

There was no admission fee when we were there. As with all these ruins, it's not necessarily safe to get inside, so use your best judgment.

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donpaul77
Nov 30, 2008

Ballycarberry Castle

This 15th century tower house is situated in the near of Cahersiveen, off the famous Ring of Kerry. The ruins, partly covered with ivy and situated close to the sea, look great!

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himalia11
Oct 06, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near County Kerry

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Ring of Kerry

The ring of kerry is a wonderful scenic route thew takes in the Kerry peninsular. There are 2 main ways of doing it, by bus or by car. If you do it by car, make sure you drive in the same direction...
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Dingle Peninsula

While I do not think it is as dangerous as some of the other reviews, you DO have to watch out for sheep in the road (right around that next corner!) so drive slowly and you should be fine. Got a pic...
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General Information

I absolutely loved going to see the dolphin...it was such an amazing experience for me. To see Fungi in his natural habitat was something that I would love to experience again and again and i would...
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Centre of Kenmare

The main street of Kenmare was formerly named William Street in honour of the 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, William Petty-Fitzmaurice who was Prime Minister of England in 1781. The Marquis designed the...
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Skellig Island

On the way back, we had a last look at Small Skellig with its birds (first photo) The second photo was taken when we passed the end of Small Skellig with Great Skellig in the background. The third...
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The Maid of Erin

The main street of Listowel is full of brightly coloured old buildings, one that caught my eye was the terraced two-bay three-storey house, built in1870 as a pair. It was renovated in 1912 and a...
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Getting to County Kerry

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Cahersiveen, Iveragh peninsula

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