The Southwest Sights

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Caherciveen Parish Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

This large, elaborate, neo-Gothic structure dominates the main street. It was built in 1888 of Newry granite and black limestone to honor...

Caragh Lake

  • Body Of Water/Waterfall

A signpost to the right outside Glenbeigh points to Caragh Lake, a tempting excursion south to a beautiful expanse of water set among...

Cill Rialaig

  • Store/Shop/Mall

West of Waterville and 1 km (½ mile) before the Irish-speaking village of Ballinskelligs is the Cill Rialaig Arts Centre. This is the...

Derrynane House

  • House/Mansion/Villa

The Ring of Kerry has very few beautiful and historic country houses, so many visitors here enjoy making a special excursion to Derrynane...

Kenmare Heritage Centre

  • Museum/Gallery

Come to this center in the tourist office to learn about the town's history. They can outline a walking route to Kenmare's places of...

Kerry Bog Village Museum

  • Museum Village

Worth a quick look, this museum, between Glenbeigh and Killorglin on the Ring of Kerry, is a cluster of reconstructed, fully furnished...

Milltown Organic Store and Market

  • Market/Bazaar

Organic producers converge on this church, on the main road between Killorglin and Castlemaine—specialist bakers, organic growers,...

Old Barracks Heritage Centre

  • Museum/Gallery

The converted former barracks of the Royal Irish Constabulary, an imposing, castle-like structure (built after the Fenian Rising of 1867...

Skellig Experience

  • Museum/Gallery

Located on Valentia Island, just across the bridge from Portmagee, the Skellig Experience offers an alternative for the less adventurous...

Skellig Michael

  • Island

The masterpiece of the Skellig Islands is the phenomenal UNESCO World Heritage Site of Skellig Michael, with its amazing remains of a...