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The Old Barracks

The Old Barracks The Old Barracks serves as a Heritage Centre for the Iveragh Peninsula.  It is home to various exhibitions that relate to the local area, including The Great Southern and Western Railway, The Life and Times of Daniel O’Connell, The Fenin Rising of 1867, The 1916 Rising and Monsignor Hugh O’ Flaherty (The […]

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Skellig Bay Golf

The Skellig Bay Golf Club, offers more of a parkland challenge than Waterville Golf Links, but with equally spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Nestling in the shadows of the towering McGillicuddy Reeks, the golfer has to negotiate the river Fionnglass for the opening and closing holes but it is the stretch from six to […]

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Waterville Golf Links

Waterville Golf Links ranks as one of the finest links golf courses in the world, never mind Ireland. Located on the Ring of Kerry, the surrounding scenery and quality of golf holes is breathtaking to say the least. In 1900 Waterville became one of the first clubs to be affiliated to the Golfing Union of […]

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Horse Riding

Horse Riding in Caherciveen If you have dreamed of trekking your horse along an empty beach at sunset then Cahersiveen is the perfect place to start that dream. There are many local Equestrian centres that provide trekking on the sandy beaches or through the lush green countryside. They can offer you 1, 2 and 3 […]

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Sea Angling

Pollock Fishing Pollock can normally be drifted for over specific grounds and areas. There are several methods including jigging, spinning, pirking, the use of shads and a slow retrieve method using a sand eel or a strip of mackerel. All of these methods are excellent sport using light tackle. Blue Shark Fishing The season for […]

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Lough Currane

This Lough is located beside Waterville, which is a 10 minute drive from Cahersiveen. This is one of the best sea trout fisheries in the country and has excellent runs of fish from May to October. The fish are of better average size than most sea trout fisheries in Ireland, the average size being almost […]

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