Killorglin, Co. Kerry

Killorglin (Cill Orglan in Irish) is a bustling town on the Ring of Kerry, in County Kerry. It is located at the gateway to both the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula on the river Laune, which boasts a rowing club and a new boathouse.

Killorglin is the venue for one of Ireland's most unusual street festivals - Puck Fair. The fair is one of Ireland's oldest and longest celebrated and is held every year on 10th, 11th and 12th August and offers hours of free family street entertainment.

The main events of the festival include the traditional horse fair, parade and coronation ceremony of King Puck, open air night concerts, fireworks display, children's competitions, street entertainers and dancing displays.

Activities nearby include touring the Ring of Kerry, going to Rossbeigh Beach (which has swimming, windsurfing, sailing, horse-trekking, sailing, sea fishing, shore fishing and many other water sports and activities), golf, horse riding, angling, walking, cycling.

Gardens

There is no featured garden in the area

Golf

Dooks Golf Club - County Kerry Ireland
Dooks Golf Club
Killorglin, Co. Kerry
Course Type: Links
The golf links is set out on one of the three stretches of sand dunes at the head of Dingle bay. In the immediate foreground are the sand dune peninsulas of Rossbeigh and Inch and just a few miles away the whitewashed houses of Cromane fishing vi ...

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Old Ivy House
Killorglin, Co. Kerry
Old Ivy House is a charming 19th century house set in a peaceful rural setting with spectacular views of the McGillycuddy Reeks and surrounding countryside. This traditional period residence has been lovingly restored set in one acre of mature ga ...

What's On

Killarney Farmers Market - County Kerry - Fridays
Killarney Country Market

Scott Street, Killarney, County Kerry

Fridays 10am-2pm

Contact: Patricia O'Mahoney 064 663 1060

Tourist Attractions

Ardfert Cathedral - Ardfert Tralee County Kerry Ireland
Ardfert Cathedral
Ardfert, Co. Kerry
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 ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Sheen Falls Lodge
Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Set in a 300-acre estate just across the river from Kenmare town, this stunning hotel enjoys a beautiful waterside location, and welcoming fires always burn in the foyer and in several of the spacious, elegantly furnished reception rooms, includi ...
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