Users' questions

Is Dingle Ireland worth visiting?

Is Dingle Ireland worth visiting?

Dingle is truly beautiful and well worth a visit and is about an hours drive from Tralee. If you do decide to do it, go via the Connor Pass route, amazing views. From Killarney you can travel to Cork for Blarney Castle and then travel back to Dublin from there.

Is Dingle a town in Ireland?

The town of Dingle sits on the edge of the Dingle Peninsula on the southwest coast of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

Where is Dingle Bay in Ireland?

County Kerry
Dingle Bay (Bá an Daingin in Irish) is a bay located in County Kerry, western Ireland. The outer parts of the Dingle Peninsula and Dingle Bay mark one of the westernmost points of mainland Ireland. The harbour town of Dingle lies on the north side of the bay.

Which part of Ireland is County Kerry?

Kerry, Irish Ciarraí, county in the province of Munster, southwestern Ireland. Kerry is bounded by Counties Limerick and Cork to the east and by the Atlantic Ocean or its inlets to the south, west, and north. Tralee, in the west, is the county town (seat).

How many pubs are in Dingle Ireland?

50 pubs
Dingle is the proud home to over 50 pubs. There’s one for every 40 residents!

How do you get to Dingle Bay?

By Train. Killarney, Farranfore and Tralee are the nearest train stations to the Dingle Peninsula. Trains from Dublin and Cork run every 2 hrs 7 days a week and connect to the greater rail network. The journey time to Tralee from Dublin is 4hrs approx and from Cork 2 1/2 hrs approx.

What county is Dingle Bay in?

Dingle Peninsula, peninsula and bay in County Kerry, on the southwestern coast of Ireland.

Why is Kerry called Kingdom?

The origin of the expression “The Kingdom” Ciar raige anglicised Kerry means Ciar’s Kingdom or Kingdom of Ciar. The Ciarrai, from whom the name of the county derives, invaded and occupied the region in early historical times. They claimed descent from Ciar, son of Fergus, a legendary king of Ulster.

What does the Irish word Cill mean?

Gaelic cill (pronounced keel) originally meant ‘cell, church’ from Old Irish cell, (ultimately from Latin cella) and now usually means ‘chapel, churchyard’ in modern Gaelic.