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MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, County Kerry, Ireland

June 28, 2016 - We drove across the Ballaghisheen Pass to see the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks. They are the tallest mountains in Ireland, reac...
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Leacanabuaile Ring Fort near Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland

June 27, 2016 - These forts were built during the Bronze Age. Bronze is made by melting copper and tin for better tools and weapons. Thi...
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Cahergal Ring Fort near Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland

June 24, 2016 - Cahergal is the older of two ring forts near the town of Cahersiveen. They were built sometime between 500 BC – 300AD. T...
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Coomakesta Pass, County Kerry, Ireland

June 20, 2016 - One side of Coomakestra Pass gives great views of Caherdaniel. From the other side we saw the town of Waterville on Ball...
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Views from Caherdaniel, Ring of Kerry, Ireland

June 17, 2016 - This area boasts dramatic rocky coastlines. I loved the cloud formations when we were there. Near here is the former hom...
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Castle Cove, Ring of Kerry, Ireland

June 16, 2016 - The Ring of Kerry is a 110 mile scenic drive tracing the coast of the Inveragh Peninsula. Almost 2,000,000 people take t...
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Stone Circle, Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland

June 15, 2016 - County Kerry has over 100 stone circles built during the Bronze Age (about 4,000 years ago). They were used by ancient p...
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Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland

June 14, 2016 - Kenmare is a charming town with brightly painted buildings. I loved the purples, teals, yellows, oranges and blues all r...
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Ladies View, Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland

June 13, 2016 - The Ladies View is one of the most spectacular in the park! It overlooks the Upper Lake and mountains. It is named for t...
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Eagle’s Nest and Long Range River, Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland

June 09, 2016 - Eagle’s Nest is a large hill where the river between Upper Lake and Muckross Lake widens out. It’s a lovely spot for a p...
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Torc Waterfall, Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland

June 08, 2016 - One of my favorite spots in Killarney National Park was Torc Waterfall. It is a quiet place in the woods with a pictures...
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Muckross Lake and Gardens, Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland

June 07, 2016 - Muckross House is located on a beautiful lake and surrounded by extensive gardens. The gardens are renowned for their rh...
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Muckross House, Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland

June 06, 2016 - Muckross House is a rambling ivy-covered Victorian mansion. It was built by a wealthy landowner in 1843. In 1911, Muckro...
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Muckross Abbey, Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland

June 03, 2016 - Muckross Abbey, a Franciscan friary, was founded in 1448by Donal McCarthy Mor. It was burned by Cromwell’s forces in 165...
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Gallarus Oratory, County Kerry, Ireland

June 02, 2016 - I love to stand in old stone buildings and ruins. I am always amazed at the building skills of people with no modern mac...
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Fahan Beehive Huts, County Kerry, Ireland

June 01, 2016 - The Fahan Beehive Huts were part of an early monastic settlement. They are dry-stone buildings (no mortar) that have sto...
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Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland

May 31, 2016 - Dingle Peninsula is home to 10,000 people and 500,000 sheep. It used to have many more people until the famine wiped the...
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Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland

May 27, 2016 - The Presentation Sisters came to Dingle in 1829 to teach young girls. The convent and beautiful Neo-Gothic chapel were b...
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Town of Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland

May 26, 2016 - Dingle is a pretty town with colorful buildings. My favorite color is purple and one building was painted bright purple!...
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