Tag Archives: County Kerry

Irish Sheep

Sheep gazing out to sea along Slea Head Drive on the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland. When I was a teenager I visited Great Britain and Ireland and fell in love with the sheep. While in Scotland, I purchased two mini sheep … Continue reading

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Cahergall Stone Fort

Cahergall Stone Fort, Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland. Cahergall Stone Fort, or an Chathair Gheal (“the Bright Stone Fort”) is considered an impressive and particularly fine stone fort. I don’t remember ever coming across Cahergall Fort while doing research on interesting … Continue reading

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Killorglin’s Mountains

The beauty of the Ring of Kerry in Ireland is that the journey is the destination. Yes, there are lots of interesting natural and man-made attractions, but the points in between are what the trip is really all about.We passed … Continue reading

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Ross Island Cove

View from Ross Island, Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland.

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Torc Waterfall

Torc Waterfall, Killarney National Park, Ireland. Torc Waterfall is located in Killarney National Park just a few miles outside of Killarney. The waterfall is a short walk (approximately 300 meters) from a car park on the N71 (Killarney – Kenmare Road). The … Continue reading

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Learning to Surf in Ireland

Inch Beach, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland. On a grey day with negligible waves, I would hardly expect a whole lot of surfing going on, but it may just be a great time to practice surfing basics. I remember learning to surf in … Continue reading

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To Live and Die at Minard Castle

Fields of Sheep with Minard Castle on Kilmurry Bay, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland. Following a long and full day of sightseeing on the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland, my husband and I were enjoying the drive to Killarney as we passed through a comparatively less-than-picturesque area. … Continue reading

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Reask Monastic Site

The Reask Monastic Site (a.k.a. Láthair Mhainistreach an Riaisc) was an important early monastery located on the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland. Reask was probably founded in the 6th century; although shards of some Roman vessels used for transporting wine around the 6th century were … Continue reading

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Kerry’s Most Spectacular Cliffs

I thought we did see spectacular cliffs from the viewing point where I took these photos; however, unlike all the other stunning viewing points we’d stopped at along the Ring of Kerry, which were free, we were surprised at the … Continue reading

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Quiet Encroachment on Dingle

On Slea Head Drive, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland

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