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
Rose Cottage
Killorglin, Co. Kerry
Rose Cottage is a 4 star ITBA (Irish Tourist Board Approved) cottage, set in a secluded location in an orchard nestled in the hills above Killorglin. Rose Cottage belies it's secluded location as it is also very convenient to Killorglin town, onl ...

What's On

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 ...

Tourist Attractions

Kerry County Museum - Museum in Tralee - Tralee County Kerry Ireland
Kerry County Museum
Tralee, Co. Kerry
Kerry County Museum is located in the Ashe Memorial Hall, a fine example of public architecture in the centre of Tralee. The building is named after Thomas Ashe, a Kerryman who was a member of the Irish Volunteers and who died on hunger strike wh ...

Wedding Venues

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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