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Stories and Tips Dingle Peninsula

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Fabulous Self-Driving Tour

Written by MilwVon on 15 May, 2012

Saturday April 28th marked the half-way point in our vacation in Ireland. It would be the day that we transition from County Kerry (Tralee) to County Galway (Recess). The AA Ireland route planner had the direct route mapped at roughly 160 miles and…Read More

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Brandon Bay and Connor Pass

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 29 Nov, 2009

We drive from Ardfert through the agricultural land of Kerry, past Tralee, and towards Dingle peninsula, past the very picturesque Blennerville Windmill and through the eastern part of Dingle itself, towards Cloghane, a small village sitting in the shadow of Mt Brandon, by the Brandon…Read More

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Last Parish before America

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 26 Nov, 2009

We drive away from Slea Head full of views, dizzy with wind and slightly burned with the sun. The road leads north now, past the trio of raised headlands known as Three Sisters and another, even higher one, called Sybil Head. It's a landscape that's…Read More

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Dingle & Slea Head Drive

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 26 Nov, 2009

Dingle peninsula is located in County Kerry in the west of Ireland and its tip is the most westerly point of Ireland. The main settlement of the peninsula is the town of Dingle, a picturesque fishing port and a centre of tourist trade for the…Read More

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Shannon Airport to Carrigafoyle Castle

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 26 Nov, 2009

We arrive at Shannon airport in the early evening: it's raining, as one would expect of Ireland, and we have tonight's lodging to find, so we drive off quickly. I brought my GPS as it has Ireland maps in addition to UK, and it seems…Read More

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The Beautiful Southwest: Killarney and Dingle: Day 8

Written by Green Dragon on 13 Nov, 2008

Saturday, July 1st: The Evil Cyclists!We were off early this morning to do the much famed and oft times maligned Ring of Kerry. We determined that we had no problem being behind tour busses, but would rather not have to pass them on narrow, windy…Read More

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The Beautiful Southwest: Killarney and Dingle: Day 7

Written by Green Dragon on 13 Nov, 2008

Friday, June 30th: Pony traps and tourist trapsToday we had leftovers for breakfast and headed off towards Killarney National Park.We got into Killarney with no problem, but had to make about 3 U-turns trying to find Muckross House and Gardens. Each time we saw a…Read More

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The Beautiful Southwest: Killarney and Dingle: Day 6

Written by Green Dragon on 13 Nov, 2008

Thursday, June 29th: Daring Dingle DervishesWe woke up early and broke our fast with a feast. Smoked salmon, cheeses, brown bread, scones and apples filled our plates and our tummies. We went through Killarney to Tralee, and off to Conor's Pass. It was a very…Read More

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The Beautiful Southwest: Killarney and Dingle: Day 5

Written by Green Dragon on 13 Nov, 2008

Wednesday, June 28th: The two RathmoresAfter waking and our last prepared Full Irish Breakfast for a while, we said hello to the two Belgian girls dining and made our way out of Ennis. Marie had handed me the Federal Express package containing my missing credit…Read More

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Dingle Peninsula

Written by malipran on 27 Dec, 2005

Dingle, in County Kerry, Ireland, is a colorful and welcoming town. The seafood is delicious, particularly the lobster; Brandon Creek is a great spot for buying some, if you can catch one of the local fishermen coming in after he has hauled up his lobster…Read More

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