Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry

Cahirciveen (Cathair Saidhbhín in Irish) - meaning "town of Little Saidhbh", alternate spellings Cahersiveen, Caherciveen or Cahirsiveen -is a town in County Kerry. It is located in the deep south on the Iveragh peninsula on southwest coast of Ireland near Valentia Island.

The town has a cathedral which is the only Church in the country named after a lay person (Daniel O'Connell). It is situated on the river Fertha and on the slopes of Beentee Mountain. It also contains an out of commission Royal Irish Constabulary barracks - now a heritage centre, which legend has it was built from the plans for a British barracks in India, which got mixed up during the British occupation of both countries (this is a very common myth, occurs in many Irish garrison towns).


Glanleam House & Subtropical Garden - Valentia Island County Kerry ireland
Glanleam House & Subtropical Garden
Valentia Island, Co. Kerry
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Skellig Bay golf Club - Waterville County Kerry Ireland
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Waterville, Co. Kerry
Course Type: Links
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Old Ivy House
Killorglin, Co. Kerry
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Dingle Farm Produce & Craft Market - County Kerry - Fridays
Dingle Market

Bridge Street, Dingle, County Kerry.

Fridays: 10am - 3pm

Contact: Mark Murphy

Tel: 087 757 8672.
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Tourist Attractions

The Blascaoid Centre - Ionad an Bhlascaoid Mhóir - Ballyferriter Dingle Peninsula County Kerry Ireland
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Dingle, Co. Kerry
The Blascaod Centre celebrates the story of the Blasket Islanders, the unique literary achievements of the island writers and their native language, culture and tradition. An Blascaod Mór was abandoned in 1953 as a result of the de ...
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Wedding Venues

Carrig Country House
Caragh Lake, Co. Kerry
Just off the Ring of Kerry, Frank and Mary Slattery’s delightful Victorian country house is as romantic a location as any bride could wish for, set in acres of secluded lakeside gardens, with its own private jetty. There are churches ne ...
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