Blog 11

What to see in County Kerry

What to see in County Kerry Apart from Dublin, the Ring of Kerry, in some of Ireland’s most beautiful and iconic countryside, is the country’s most visited tourist attraction.  In the far south west of Ireland, County Kerry still maintains many of the traditions of an older way of life. The Gaelic language is still strong and Kerry is a stronghold of traditional Irish sports with the most successful Gaelic Football team in the land. We tend to think of tourism as something of a modern phenomenon, a blight even, but the natural beauty of this part of Ireland has been attracting visitors for long enough to celebrate a 250 year anniversary of its tourist industry way back in 1997.  It’s hardly surprising; the Kerry landscape takes in Ireland’s highest mountains, beautiful ... more
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Killorglin Town and Area Information

Home of the oldest traditional fair in the country, Killorgin Town sits on the world-famous Ring of Kerry between the two peninsulas that reach out into the Atlantic: the much-fabled Beara and the Dingle, ‘the most beautiful place on earth’.This charming, historic town is the perfect base for exploring the enchanting Ring of Kerry and a perfect starting point for your romantic break.The origins of the Puck Fair are the subject of much conjecture, it can certainly, however, be dated back to at least 1603 when a charter was granted to an already existing fair by King James I.Some believe the fair dates back to the mists of Ireland’s pre-Christian history, it is certainly one of Ireland’s oldest and as the name suggests, a goat is the star of the show.King Pu ... more
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