Annascaul, Co. Kerry
Annascaul or Anascaul (Irish: Abhainn an Scáil or Abha na Scáil) is a village in County Kerry. The name has different meanings, depending on which translation is used. It can mean Scáil's River (Scáil Ní Mhúirnáin is a character in a local legend), River of the Shadows, or Ford of the Heroes.
Annascaul was the birthplace of the Antarctic explorer Tom Crean, who was part of Robert Scott's ill-fated attempts to reach the South Pole. The area is particularly good for walking and hill walking.