"Cloghane: Gateway to this Wild Countryside" Top 5 Page for this destination County Kerry Off The Beaten Path Tip by Ekaterinburg

County Kerry Off The Beaten Path: 34 reviews and 72 photos

  A burial vault in Cloghane cemetery
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  • A burial vault in Cloghane cemetery - County Kerry
      A burial vault in Cloghane cemetery
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  • The ruined church and cemetery in Cloghane - County Kerry
      The ruined church and cemetery in Cloghane
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  • Tehe local school - County Kerry
      Tehe local school
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The village of Cloghane is two miles from Glen and four miles from Mullach and it's impossible to visit either place without passing through it. It's not a large village but it's position on Brandon Bay, beautiful beach and proximity to Mount Brandon, has made it very popular with hill walkers, mountaineers, anglers and visitors who just love the beautiful scenery and laid back atmosphere of the village. At nights there are good music and traditional Sean-nos singing sessions in the pubs and the people who live here are incredibly friendly, warmhearted and articulate. Kerry people have a long oral tradition and the telling of stories and anecdotes is still widespread. Have a drink and a chat with any local in a pub and I guarantee you, you will not be bored. There's one small hotel, O'Connors, but most of the local houses offer B&B as well. The photos show the local school where my mother was a pupil and the local churchyard where my grandparents, uncle, aunts and three little girl cousins (who died as babies) are buried in the family vault.

Website: http://www.discoverireland.ie/kerry

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  • Updated May 18, 2008
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