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Ballyferriter
Leaving Ballyferriter and passing through the Gaeltacht heartlands of An Mhuiríoch (Murreigh) and An Fheothanaigh (Feothanach) the road winds towards Cuas an Bhodaigh (Brandon Creek) from where Saint ...

Caherdaniel and Derrynane
The road from An Coireán (Waterville) to Cathair Dónall (Caherdaniel) and Doire Fhíonáin (Derrynane) is through the awesome Coomakista Pass with its magnificent views high above the Kenmare River, Sca...


Cloghane-Brandon
Nestling peacefully at the base of Mount Brandon, the Cloghane-Brandon region is a dramatic blend of mountains, deep valleys and a feeling of timelessness. All around are links with the eventful past...

Corca Dhuibhne
This thirty-mile stretch of majestic mountains, blue-green valleys, quiet beaches and secluded, timeless coves is Ireland’s greatest single treasurehouse of pre-Christian and early Christian archaeolo...


An Daingean
Bright and busy An Daingean town is the principal centre of population of this colourful Gaeltacht. Here the lovely lilt of the Irish music creates a distinctive, emotive atmosphere that makes the Gaeltac...

Dún an Óir
At Dún an Óir there is a memorial to some 600 Spaniards and Italians who landed here in 1580 to support and Irish rebellion but who were all subsequently massacred by the British.


Lispole
Lispole village near Minard Castle and the lovely Minard beach is a gateway to the Gaeltacht on the southern approach road. A viaduct from the once proud Dingle Steam Railway in Lispole stands as a r...

The Blasket Islands
The road west from An Daingean hugs the coast again near the beach-side village of Ceann Trá (Ventry) with its Celtic Prehistoric Museum and nearby prehistoric monuments like the promontory fort at Du...


An Daingean Peninsula – the Corca Dhuibhne Gaeltacht
The dramatic An Daingean Peninsula stretches westward from the county town of Trá Lí (Tralee) and the village of Caisleán na Mainge (Castlemaine) to the tip of Ceann Sléibhe (Slea Head) and Na Blascaodaí (...

The Iveragh Peninsula
Embraced by The Ring of Kerry, the vast peninsula of Uibh Ráthach (Iveragh) lies between Dingle Bay and The Kenmare River. Here is some of Ireland’s most breathtaking coastal and mountain scenery. T...


The Skelligs, Ballinskelligs and the Glen
The gateway to this Gaeltacht area is close to Com an Easpaig (Coomanaspig), one of the highest points in Ireland accessible by car. Com an Easpaig reveals an unforgettable kaleidoscope of magnificent...

Ventry, Dunquin and the Blasket Islands
The road west from Dingle town hugs the coast again towards the beach-side village of Ceann Trá (Ventry), scene of the ancient romantic tale of ‘Cath Fionntrágha’ (Battle of Ventry Strand). The tale, ...