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5 Historic Facts about County Kerry

5 Historic Facts about County KerryCounty Kerry holds many historic facts. From a British Monarch’s visit, to a movie stars retreat, a liberator’s birthplace and a world heritage site, to a small convent. There are many historical facts to be found on the Ring of Kerry. A British Monarch’s VisitQueen Victoria, visited County Kerry in 1861. On the 26th of August the Queen, her husband Prince Albert and their children stayed in Killarney House, home of the Earl of Kenmare. They spent the following two nights at Muckross House, home to the Herbert Family.The Royals visited Ross Castle, Muckross Demesne, Dinis Island, Mangerton and Torc Waterfall. They also viewed a stag hunt on the lakes and visited Muckross Abbey. The spot in Killarney at the top of Moll’s G ... more
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A Walking Tour around the Sneem Area

A Walking Tour around the Sneem AreaSneem is a tiny picturesque village in Co. Kerry in the Southwest of Ireland. With a population of no more than 600 locals, everyone knows everyone in Sneem. It is a quaint village that attracts coach tours, walkers, cyclists and general tourists all year round. Even though it is small, there are a lot of options in and around the Sneem area for great walking tours.Image Source Terry BallardBest for Fit WalkersNot for the faint hearted, The Kerry Way is Ireland’s longest signposted walk at over 200km long. It takes walkers through the heart of Sneem village. It is best for those who are fit and well used of walking. It is one of Ireland’s most popular and well known trails and offers breath-taking views over Kenmare Bay, the Kerry M ... more
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