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).

Gardens

Glanleam House & Subtropical Garden - Valentia Island County Kerry ireland
Glanleam House & Subtropical Garden
Valentia Island, Co. Kerry
Experiencing this garden is like straying into a benign jungle where the most exotic of plants rule in wild profusion. And if ever there was a place to give a sense of other worldliness it is Glanleam. The 40 acre site on an east facing bay on Va ...

Golf

Skellig Bay golf Club - Waterville County Kerry Ireland
Skellig Bay Golf Club
Waterville, Co. Kerry
Course Type: Links
Although a relative newcomer to the Irish golfing scene (opening in Spring 2006), the links at Skellig Bay Golf Club has quickly made a lasting impression already making it into the "Top 50" in Ireland list. The Ron Kirby designed links ...

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Dingle Marina Cottages
Dingle, Co. Kerry
The newly renovated Dingle Marina Cottages are situated just two minutes walk from Dingle Town on the beautiful Dingle Peninsula in the South West of Ireland. The 14 cottages are designed with comfort in mind in a traditional Irish style. Eac ...

What's On

Valentia Island Market - Co Kerry - Wednesday & Saturday
Valentia Island Market - Wednesday and Saturday 2-6pm

The Royal, Knightstown, Valentia Island, Co Kerry

Contact: Jim Whelan, 066 947 6144; www.kerryfarmersmarkets.com

Tourist Attractions

The Blascaoid Centre - Ionad an Bhlascaoid Mhóir - Ballyferriter Dingle Peninsula County Kerry Ireland
The Blascaoid Centre - Ionad an Bhlascaoid Mhoir
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 ...

Wedding Venues

Gormans Clifftop House & Restaurant - Dingle Wedding Venue - Exterior
Gorman's Clifftop House and Restaurant
Dingle, Co. Kerry
Beautifully situated near Smerwick Harbour on the Slea Head scenic drive and Dingle Way walking route, Sile and Vincent Gorman’s guesthouse and restaurant is a magical place for a small, intimate alternative style wedding which, as Sile say ...
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