Archive for August, 2011

Gallarus Oratory and Castle

August 30, 2011

Gallarus Oratory Dingle Peninsula The Gallarus Oratory was built sometime between the 7th and 8th century and is a small chapel probably used for private worship. The oratory is the only perfectly intact remaining example of a small corbel-built oratories based on a rectangular plan, most being beehive rounded shaped structures, many examples of which […]

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Ballyferriter

August 29, 2011

Ballyferriter Museum And Heritage Centre When exploring the Dingle Peninsula I strongly recommend an early visit to the Ballyferriter Museum. For a small charge you will have access to a wealth of historical information about the entire peninsula and the people who have populated the region since prehistoric times right up to the present. The […]

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Brandon – Dingle Peninsula

August 29, 2011

Brandon (An Bhréanainn) Mount Brandon Mount Brandon, the ninth highest peak in Ireland, is located on the Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry. The mountain gets it’s name from Saint Brendan who is believed to have climbed the mountain in order to view the ‘unknown Continent’ (America). Mount Brandon is at the centre of a high mountain […]

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Ballydavid Co. Kerry

August 29, 2011

Baile na nGall – Ballydavid Co. Kerry The charming fishing village of Ballydavid (Baile na nGall) is located by the shores of Smerwick Harbour. This little village commands wonderful views of the Three Sisters, Dun an Oir and the impressive Mount Brandon. The site is popular with national and international visitors who wish to explore the […]

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Dingle Peninsula Ireland

August 18, 2011

www.DinglePeninsulaGuide.com will bring you the complete visitors guide to the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland. In a country well known for it’s beautiful scenery, the Dingle Peninsula stands out as one of them most stunning landscapes on the island of Ireland. Dingle Peninsula Bus Tours Probably the most popular way for visitors to tour Dingle […]

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