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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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There is no featured garden in the area

Golf

Dooks Golf Club - County Kerry Ireland
Dooks Golf Club
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Course Type: Links
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Loop Head Lighthouse
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Blennerville Farmers Market - Co Kerry - Sundays
Sundays, 11am-3pm

Location:

Windmill Car Park, Blennerville, Co Kerry

Contact:

Mary Glynn, Tel: 086 8592468, blennervillefarmersmarket@gmail.com
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Tourist Attractions

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Ardfert Cathedral
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Ardfert Cathedral is built on the site of a monastery was founded here by St. Brendan 'The Navigator' in the 6th century. The site has three medieval church ruins, the earliest building being from the 12th century, with additions made in the 15th ...
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Wedding
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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