Ireland Waterfall

Mar 12th, 2015, 07:37 AM
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Ireland Waterfall

Having grown up in the Little House on the Prairie, I am fascinated by waterfalls.

Now on the Beara Peninsula I find the Mare's Tail Waterfall coming down Hungry Hill from Coomadayallig Lake and Coomarkane Lake. Just a bit west of Adrigole.

Does anyone know if it is accessible by car? Or must we view it from afar, if at all?
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Mar 12th, 2015, 08:49 AM
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From John Baylis Post "Nowadays the practicalities of farming, and perhaps the unthinking encroachments of too many modern visitors, preclude access to the very foot, but it is still possible to stand in Coomgira, almost encircled by the mountains, and pause in awe at the sight, and the sound."

and "The Mare’s Tail is highly visible—weather permitting, for it is sometimes hidden by mists and soft rain that linger in the valley—and more especially when it is augmented by the heavier rains of autumn and spring."
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Mar 12th, 2015, 09:27 AM
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Of possible interest http://www.gleninchaquin.com/index.php?page_id=124
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Mar 12th, 2015, 04:13 PM
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Thank you, fullprof, although that wasn't really what I wanted to hear!

Tony, I have been to Gleninchaquin but the reviews on Trip Advisor make me a bit leery of returning. There is a way to view the waterfall from a distance which we may try. Our day in Beara is getting full!
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Mar 13th, 2015, 03:15 AM
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Any day in Beara gets full its the same size as Dingle with more to see more to do and folk say Dingle needs at least 2 days? I like Gleninchaquin and don't mind paying, why should I, it takes a lot of effort keeping the place accessible. There are a lot bigger wastes of €5 each. The falls are up round a valley in a bit of a bowl almost so not sure you would see them without getting fairly close.
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Mar 13th, 2015, 07:51 AM
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Tony, the money isn't the problem at Gleninchaquin, but the belligerent attitude many people report receiving from the owner.

Apparently there are standing stones off to the right somewhere along the boreen and the waterfall can be seen from there. We will see what my family want to attempt. AS you say, much to do and see on the Beara.
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