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Ireland at its best!

Ahhh, Kerry the Kingdom...

Well, during spring and summer, Killarney is the seething tourist cauldron that every true traveller dreads. However, outside these busy months, there's lots of cool craic going on as well and the often rainy weather only adds to the atmosphere. In the immediate vicinity, you find beautiful Killarney National Park and gorgeous peninsulas like Beara, Iveragh and Dingle.

If it's the mystical Ireland you're after, the commercialised aspect of Kerry (and indeed the entire country) might disappoint you. But then, when you're here outside the big tourist season, there's still plenty of space for lonely walks amid gloomy spells of rain in hauntingly beautiful vales.

In other words: it's The Island of Legends at its best!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The most diverse and beautiful corner of Ireland!
  • Cons:Tends to be a tad wet...
  • In a nutshell:If you miss it, you haven't been to Ireland!
  • Last visit to Killarney: Sep 2000
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Aug 16, 2009 at 4:44 AM

    Nice B&B, rather like staying in them. Just checking out Killarney, as visited Killarney, in queensland, Australia last week. It was settled by the Irish who came from Killarney, Ireland, and is just as pretty!

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Nov 8, 2006 at 7:14 AM

    Some great scenery here. Love the "sheep" jam!!!

  • Aug 21, 2006 at 7:21 AM

    Interested to read the two options for tackling the pass - driving or walking. Last week we cycled over - what an experience!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Apr 7, 2006 at 12:35 PM

    What a delight to read your pages on Killarney, one of my wish list candidates. Your clear, informative, and helpful narratives make it a joy...the brilliant photos are enticing and beautiful.

  • mariaschmidt's Profile Photo
    Sep 21, 2005 at 12:03 AM

    Beautiful Irish pages - I am in love with Ireland anyway bye Mary

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Feb 25, 2005 at 1:46 PM

    Ah Killarney a little piece of heaven Good page & tips

  • Buckz's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2004 at 8:20 AM

    Great pages, it is a great part of the country- pity it is so far from Dublin.

  • arlequin_g's Profile Photo
    Sep 9, 2004 at 8:01 AM

    Great photos and landscapes. Too bad I missed this part of Ireland when I visited it.

  • MeZuGa's Profile Photo
    Aug 29, 2004 at 5:59 AM

    Hey, very good photos, I want to cross these places... Thanks

  • Kristina1701's Profile Photo
    Aug 7, 2004 at 5:36 AM

    wonderful page! ireland is such a beautiful country/island! hope to visit ireland again soon, i'm starting to miss it hehe ;-)


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