Castlegregory, Co. Kerry

Castlegregory (Irish: Caisléan Ghriaire) is a village in County Kerry, on the Dingle Peninsula which stretches for some 48km westward from Tralee town. The Dingle Peninsula some of the most interesting antiquities, historic sites and varied mountain scenery in Ireland.

The village is located at the foot of a sandy peninsula called the Maharees separating Brandon Bay to the west from Tralee Bay on the east, off the peninsula are a number small islands, called the Seven Hoggs, or the Maharee Islands. A small fishing harbour is located at Fahamore on Scraggane Bay, about 5km outside the village at the tip of the Maharees peninsula.

The village is surrounded by the mountains of the Dingle peninsula and overlooked directly by Beenoskee and Stradbally Mountains. To the west is Brandon Mountain, the second highest in Ireland.

The village is renowned as a tourist destination as it is near to spectacular beaches located on the Maharees peninsula. Castlegregory Golf and Fishing club, a nine hole links golf course is also located nearby, to the west of the village on the shores of Lough Gill, a freshwater lake.

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Course Type: Links
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Tralee Farmers Market - County Kerry - Saturdays
Tralee Farmers Market

Princes Quay, across the road from The Brandon Hotel. Tralee, County Kerry

Saturdays: 11am - 3pm

Has 22 stalls and growing and have won betwee ...
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Tourist Attractions

Gallarus Oratory & Gallarus Castle - Dingle Peninsula County Kerry Ireland
Gallarus Oratory & Gallarus Castle
Dingle, Co. Kerry
Gallarus Oratory is believed to be an early Christian church and is completely made of stone and resembles an upturned boat. it is one of the most famous landmarks on the Dingle Peninsula, it overlooks Smerwick Harbour and is situated close to Ga ...
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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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