About Destination Killarney

Destination Killarney is your gateway to experience our wonderful part of the world. We have gathered our favourite experiences together in one place so that you can be inspired, informed and empowered to make your next trip to Killarney everything you wish it to be. Adventure awaits, be it a guided hill walk or a kayak across the lakes, the sound of our music or a visit to our past. Experience Killarney… its beauty, its people, its culture, its heart.

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Iggy got us both checked in to the fabulous *Dog Friendly* Dromhall Hotel this afternoon!
A late 50th present from herself to me. 
We left Dingle this morning and covered a lot of ground on our way to Killarney, so we'll be resting up tonight in style!
Sheep's Head is our destination for tomorrow evening, with as much as possible packed in between!

killarneydromhallhotel
Killarney
Co. Kerry
gocar_ireland

Iggy got us both checked in to the fabulous *Dog Friendly* Dromhall Hotel this afternoon!
A late 50th present from herself to me.
We left Dingle this morning and covered a lot of ground on our way to Killarney, so we`ll be resting up tonight in style!
Sheep`s Head is our destination for tomorrow evening, with as much as possible packed in between!

killarneydromhallhotel
Killarney
Co. Kerry
gocar_ireland
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We just drove through the Gap of Dunloe (magical!!), the Black Valley, Moll's Gap and we are currently at the Dog Friendly, Dinis Cafe, in Muckross.
This is a beautiful stop off for walkers/cyclists, plus there's a water station and treats for our canine companions too!
* Another lucky find! *

diniscottagetearooms
Muckross
Killarney National Park
Co. Kerry

We just drove through the Gap of Dunloe (magical!!), the Black Valley, Moll`s Gap and we are currently at the Dog Friendly, Dinis Cafe, in Muckross.
This is a beautiful stop off for walkers/cyclists, plus there`s a water station and treats for our canine companions too!
* Another lucky find! *

diniscottagetearooms
Muckross
Killarney National Park
Co. Kerry
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There are not many things that match the experience of riding your bike around Ross Castle and Ross Island during the summer while the sun splits the stones ☀  You can also catch some rays and admire the ducks by the lakeshore while down at Ross Castle 😎
📸:@nelly.ontheroad 🙌 
📍: Ross Castle 
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There are not many things that match the experience of riding your bike around Ross Castle and Ross Island during the summer while the sun splits the stones ☀ You can also catch some rays and admire the ducks by the lakeshore while down at Ross Castle 😎
📸:@nelly.ontheroad 🙌
📍: Ross Castle
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Can you tell I’m happy about this class weather we’re having right now… Summer 2021 is never ending 🤸🏻‍♀️

Can you tell I’m happy about this class weather we’re having right now… Summer 2021 is never ending 🤸🏻‍♀️ ...

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Mood booster pro tip: 
A swim in a new location, moody scenes and the McGillycuddy Reeks as a backdrop 🧜🏼‍♀️👌🏼

Mood booster pro tip:
A swim in a new location, moody scenes and the McGillycuddy Reeks as a backdrop 🧜🏼‍♀️👌🏼
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One of the most beautiful drives I've ever driven!

The Gap of Dunloe (photo) 
The Black Valley
Moll's Gap
Kissane Sheep Farm
Killarney Lakes
diniscottagetearooms @
Muckross Lake 
Torc Waterfall &
killarneydromhallhotel

Huge thanks to gocar_ireland for making this all possible. 🙏

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One of the most beautiful drives I`ve ever driven!

The Gap of Dunloe (photo)
The Black Valley
Moll`s Gap
Kissane Sheep Farm
Killarney Lakes
diniscottagetearooms @
Muckross Lake
Torc Waterfall &
killarneydromhallhotel

Huge thanks to gocar_ireland for making this all possible. 🙏
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We had an early start from Dingle this morning, in order to enjoy a peaceful Gap of Dunloe.
This is such a magical drive! So good, we drove up it twice!
Breakfast was enjoyed on the rocks just below our car there, before we headed for Killarney, via the Black Valley, Moll's Gap, diniscottagetearooms and Killarney National Park.
Huge thanks to Tommy Griffin, Kerry footballing legend, for the accommodation at his dog friendly muiris_dans Bar in Dingle last night!
Iggy has just surprised me with her delayed 50th birthday present to me! So tonight, we're staying at the *Dog Friendly* Dromhall Hotel!

killarneydromhallhotel
Killarney
Co. Kerry
gocar_ireland

We had an early start from Dingle this morning, in order to enjoy a peaceful Gap of Dunloe.
This is such a magical drive! So good, we drove up it twice!
Breakfast was enjoyed on the rocks just below our car there, before we headed for Killarney, via the Black Valley, Moll`s Gap, diniscottagetearooms and Killarney National Park.
Huge thanks to Tommy Griffin, Kerry footballing legend, for the accommodation at his dog friendly muiris_dans Bar in Dingle last night!
Iggy has just surprised me with her delayed 50th birthday present to me! So tonight, we`re staying at the *Dog Friendly* Dromhall Hotel!

killarneydromhallhotel
Killarney
Co. Kerry
gocar_ireland
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Quite a lot of people categorise themselves as introverts or extroverts, or extraverted introverts and vice versa. I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m an “activityvert” 😅 I’m most energised when I’m exploring new places, swimming in new locations, hiking mountains or staying busy doing the things I love outdoors 🤸🏻‍♀️

Anyone else here feel like they fall under the “activityvert” category?

📍Torc Mountain, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Quite a lot of people categorise themselves as introverts or extroverts, or extraverted introverts and vice versa. I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m an “activityvert” 😅 I’m most energised when I’m exploring new places, swimming in new locations, hiking mountains or staying busy doing the things I love outdoors 🤸🏻‍♀️

Anyone else here feel like they fall under the “activityvert” category?

📍Torc Mountain, Killarney, Co. Kerry
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This was just great to watch!
Iggy scored high marks with John and Noel Kissane, even though she has never worked with sheep like this before!
Iggy was born to two working parents and the natural herding instinct is there to see. They complimented her barking too, as that helps drive on the sheep even better!
When travel restrictions are lifted, please check out and support John and Noel's open days at the farm.

Thanks a mil for the invite guys!
James and Iggy 🐕🚶‍♂️

Www.kissanesheepfarm.com

Kissane Sheep Farm
Moll's Gap
Co. Kerry

This was just great to watch!
Iggy scored high marks with John and Noel Kissane, even though she has never worked with sheep like this before!
Iggy was born to two working parents and the natural herding instinct is there to see. They complimented her barking too, as that helps drive on the sheep even better!
When travel restrictions are lifted, please check out and support John and Noel`s open days at the farm.

Thanks a mil for the invite guys!
James and Iggy 🐕🚶‍♂️

Www.kissanesheepfarm.com

Kissane Sheep Farm
Moll`s Gap
Co. Kerry
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Ross Castle sits on the edge of Killarney’s lower lake and was built by O’Donoghue Mór in the 15th century. Legend of this castle has it that O’Donoghue still exists in a deep slumber under the waters of Lough Leane. On the first morning of May every seven years he rises from the lake on his magnificent white horse and circles the lake. Anyone catching a glimpse of him is said to be assured of good fortune for the rest of their lives. The large rock at the entrance to the bay is known as O’Donoghue’s prison. Ross Castle was the last stronghold in Munster to hold out against Cromwell. It was eventually taken by General Ludlow in 1652.
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Ross Castle sits on the edge of Killarney’s lower lake and was built by O’Donoghue Mór in the 15th century. Legend of this castle has it that O’Donoghue still exists in a deep slumber under the waters of Lough Leane. On the first morning of May every seven years he rises from the lake on his magnificent white horse and circles the lake. Anyone catching a glimpse of him is said to be assured of good fortune for the rest of their lives. The large rock at the entrance to the bay is known as O’Donoghue’s prison. Ross Castle was the last stronghold in Munster to hold out against Cromwell. It was eventually taken by General Ludlow in 1652.
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#rosscastle #killarneynationalpark #irishcastle #countykerry #castlesofireland #visitkerry castleandchateau #irelandcollective #irelandtravel #raw_ireland #irelandloves #jashseurope #total_medieval #total_europe #daily_ireland #bestirelandpics #castellidelmondo #wideanglephotography #tokinausa #munster #lovekillarney #killarneyireland yourcastles world_of_castles_ #castellinelmondo #nasvetzaizlet #irska #irelandtv #teamtokina #monumental_world #monumentalworld
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Ross Castle sits on the edge of Killarney’s lower lake and was built by O’Donoghue Mór in the 15th century. The Castle came into the hands of the Brownes who became the Earls of Kenmare and owned an extensive portion of the lands that are now part of Killarney National Park . Legend has it that O’Donoghue still exists in a deep slumber under the waters of Lough Leane. On the first morning of May every seven years he rises from the lake on his magnificent white horse and circles the lake. Anyone catching a glimpse of him is said to be assured of good fortune for the rest of their lives. The large rock at the entrance to the bay is known as O’Donoghue’s prison. Ross Castle was the last stronghold in Munster to hold out against Cromwell. It was eventually taken by General Ludlow in 1652.
Ross Castle is open to the public during the summer months. Details from Ross Castle, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Telephone No: +353 64 6635851 Fax: +353 64 6635852 Email: rosscastle@opw.ie
By car, Ross Castle can be reached via a signposted right turn off the N71 travelling south from Killarney town or by walking or cycling from the Killarney House and Knockreer sections of the National Park. Jaunting cars also make the journey and are available at the jaunting car stand in the town.
Boat trips from Ross and Reen piers to Innisfallen on the Lower Lake and
to Lord Brandon’s Cottage on the Upper Lake
Two Waterbuses depart from Ross pier for trips on the Lower Lake – Sailing Times at the Piers
https://www.killarneynationalpark.ie/visit-us/ross-castle/
#rosscastle 
#killarneynationalpark 
#castles 
#irishcastles 
#castelos 
#medieval 
#vikings 
#celtics 
#kerrytourism 
#killarneytour 
#lovekillarney 
#trip 
#irishpassion 
#ringofkerry 
#insta_ireland 
#loves_ireland 
#bestofireland 
#amazing_ireland  #raw_landscape 
#raw_reflection
#lakes #ig_captures #the_full_irish_ 
#ross_castle 
#canoneosr 
#canon_photography #formatthitech

Ross Castle sits on the edge of Killarney’s lower lake and was built by O’Donoghue Mór in the 15th century. The Castle came into the hands of the Brownes who became the Earls of Kenmare and owned an extensive portion of the lands that are now part of Killarney National Park . Legend has it that O’Donoghue still exists in a deep slumber under the waters of Lough Leane. On the first morning of May every seven years he rises from the lake on his magnificent white horse and circles the lake. Anyone catching a glimpse of him is said to be assured of good fortune for the rest of their lives. The large rock at the entrance to the bay is known as O’Donoghue’s prison. Ross Castle was the last stronghold in Munster to hold out against Cromwell. It was eventually taken by General Ludlow in 1652.
Ross Castle is open to the public during the summer months. Details from Ross Castle, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Telephone No: +353 64 6635851 Fax: +353 64 6635852 Email: rosscastle@opw.ie
By car, Ross Castle can be reached via a signposted right turn off the N71 travelling south from Killarney town or by walking or cycling from the Killarney House and Knockreer sections of the National Park. Jaunting cars also make the journey and are available at the jaunting car stand in the town.
Boat trips from Ross and Reen piers to Innisfallen on the Lower Lake and
to Lord Brandon’s Cottage on the Upper Lake
Two Waterbuses depart from Ross pier for trips on the Lower Lake – Sailing Times at the Piers
https://www.killarneynationalpark.ie/visit-us/ross-castle/
#rosscastle
#killarneynationalpark
#castles
#irishcastles
#castelos
#medieval
#vikings
#celtics
#kerrytourism
#killarneytour
#lovekillarney
#trip
#irishpassion
#ringofkerry
#insta_ireland
#loves_ireland
#bestofireland
#amazing_ireland #raw_landscape
#raw_reflection
#lakes #ig_captures #the_full_irish_
#ross_castle
#canoneosr
#canon_photography #formatthitech
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When the clouds break momentarily and the sun shines through right when you reach the top...perfection👌🏼 
📸 by eimear_tangney_

When the clouds break momentarily and the sun shines through right when you reach the top...perfection👌🏼
📸 by eimear_tangney_
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📸 • muckrossrc This is how every monday feels #capsize #mondaymotivation #generationrowing #rowingworkout #row #lovekillarney  #rowingcelebration #rowingbible #muckrossrc #drills #sportlife

📸 • muckrossrc This is how every monday feels #capsize #mondaymotivation #generationrowing #rowingworkout #row #lovekillarney #rowingcelebration #rowingbible #muckrossrc #drills #sportlife ...

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Does anyone else hate getting their hair wet when they swim 😅

I’m either a swim hat gal or else my head isn’t getting under water… unless it’s wash day and I’m gonna wash my hair in the next day or two! Maybe it’s a curly gal thing I’m not sure but I know for sure I ain’t about that wet hair life 💁🏻‍♀️ 

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Does anyone else hate getting their hair wet when they swim 😅

I’m either a swim hat gal or else my head isn’t getting under water… unless it’s wash day and I’m gonna wash my hair in the next day or two! Maybe it’s a curly gal thing I’m not sure but I know for sure I ain’t about that wet hair life 💁🏻‍♀️

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#wildswimming #wildswimmingireland #saltyseasisters #swimwildandfree #swimeveryday #sharetheswimlove #boutyeh #exploreireland #waterinhersoul #discoverireland #sheisthewild #girloutdoormag #irishexplorer #curlyhair #seaswimming #wildswimgirls #irish_daily #vitaminsea #coldwaterswimming #getoutswimming #coldwatertherapy #weswimwild #outdoorswimmingsociety #kerry #curlyhairproblems #exploreireland #instantIrlande #lovekillarney
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That’s one happy Aishling right there ☺️
If you’ve been wanting to get into wild swimming, take this as your sign to start! Just go for it… that’s what I did last year and now I can’t be stopped 🧜🏼‍♀️ And if I can do it, honestly anyone can!

Get in, get in, get in…just go for it 😁

📍Lough Guitane, Killarney

That’s one happy Aishling right there ☺️
If you’ve been wanting to get into wild swimming, take this as your sign to start! Just go for it… that’s what I did last year and now I can’t be stopped 🧜🏼‍♀️ And if I can do it, honestly anyone can!

Get in, get in, get in…just go for it 😁

📍Lough Guitane, Killarney
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The view from the top of the Devils Ladder on the way back down from Carrauntoohil this morning. Ashamed to say it was my first time climbing the mountain today, and it’s only over the road from me. Another one off the bucket list anyway.✔️

The view from the top of the Devils Ladder on the way back down from Carrauntoohil this morning. Ashamed to say it was my first time climbing the mountain today, and it’s only over the road from me. Another one off the bucket list anyway.✔️ ...

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Upper lake tranquility Killarney, not a perfect sunrise but a pretty decent one all the same. Not as fabulous as michaelmcgillycuddy recent post though 🥲

#insta_ireland 
#bestirelandpics 
#sunrisephotography 
#raw_ireland 
#the_full_irish_ 
#dailyireland 
#lovekillarney 
#jawdroppingshotz

Upper lake tranquility Killarney, not a perfect sunrise but a pretty decent one all the same. Not as fabulous as michaelmcgillycuddy recent post though 🥲

#insta_ireland
#bestirelandpics
#sunrisephotography
#raw_ireland
#the_full_irish_
#dailyireland
#lovekillarney
#jawdroppingshotz
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You, me, and the perfect Christmas tree.⁣
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The killarneyplaza hotel has really sleighed it with the Christmas decorations don’t you think? 
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Had such a lovely stay here Saturday night, this is the only picture I have from the weekend, it was phones away and just relax and enjoy the Christmas atmosphere, and try and unwind (insomnia is kicking my ass lately)
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We started with brunch in the cafeduparckillarney, then walked about Killarney town to see all the Christmas lights. Came back to have a cocktail or two cafeduparckillarney (highly recommend trying the margaritas) then a gorgeous dinner in the thetanyardkillarney 
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killarneyplaza have a festive brunch and stay offer at the moment for €174 for two people sharing. If you need an excuse to visit Killarney, now you have one!!! ⁣
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When you go away can you completely switch off (phones away)?⁣
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#killarney #cokerry #ireland #womentravel #girlswhoexplore #femaletraveller #femaletravelinspo #womentravellers #girltravel #loveireland #lovinireland #instatravelgram #wanderlusters #sitstarsee #irishblogger #placestosee #travelinfluencer #igersireland #travel_photography #wanderlusttravel #thisgirlswanderlust #creatorsie #ireland_daily #irishtravelblogger ⁣#lovekillarney #theofficialkerryapp #irelandtravel #killarneyplazahotel #christmasdecorating #christmasdecoration

You, me, and the perfect Christmas tree.⁣

The killarneyplaza hotel has really sleighed it with the Christmas decorations don’t you think?

Had such a lovely stay here Saturday night, this is the only picture I have from the weekend, it was phones away and just relax and enjoy the Christmas atmosphere, and try and unwind (insomnia is kicking my ass lately)

We started with brunch in the cafeduparckillarney, then walked about Killarney town to see all the Christmas lights. Came back to have a cocktail or two cafeduparckillarney (highly recommend trying the margaritas) then a gorgeous dinner in the thetanyardkillarney

killarneyplaza have a festive brunch and stay offer at the moment for €174 for two people sharing. If you need an excuse to visit Killarney, now you have one!!! ⁣

When you go away can you completely switch off (phones away)?⁣



#killarney #cokerry #ireland #womentravel #girlswhoexplore #femaletraveller #femaletravelinspo #womentravellers #girltravel #loveireland #lovinireland #instatravelgram #wanderlusters #sitstarsee #irishblogger #placestosee #travelinfluencer #igersireland #travel_photography #wanderlusttravel #thisgirlswanderlust #creatorsie #ireland_daily #irishtravelblogger ⁣#lovekillarney #theofficialkerryapp #irelandtravel #killarneyplazahotel #christmasdecorating #christmasdecoration
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Save This Post For Your Next Visit To Killarney👇🏼👇🏼 A secluded swim spot at the beautiful Torc Waterfall 💦: take the steps to the left of the main view point of the waterfall (the one nearest the car park) and follow them until the bridge. Climb down to the left & you’ll find this spot with no tourists around it and a easy enough gradient in the walkway for getting in for a gorgeous dip x

Save This Post For Your Next Visit To Killarney👇🏼👇🏼 A secluded swim spot at the beautiful Torc Waterfall 💦: take the steps to the left of the main view point of the waterfall (the one nearest the car park) and follow them until the bridge. Climb down to the left & you’ll find this spot with no tourists around it and a easy enough gradient in the walkway for getting in for a gorgeous dip x ...

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