Tag Archives: Dingle

The Magic of Harry Clarke in Dingle

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The Dingle Peninsula in Ireland’s south west corner is a magical place.  Everyone knows that.  But apart from the well-known sites like Slea Head, Gallarus Oratory, the Blasket Island, bee hive huts, and Mount Brandon there are hidden jewels often … Continue reading

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Mount Brandon – Named for St. Brendan

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St. Brendan, one of the Twelve Apostles of Ireland, was a holy man and a navigator.  He was born and raised in the Dingle area, and  ordained a priest in 512 AD.  Brendan  was  founder of several monastic settlements in … Continue reading

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Drive Around Dingle – Slea Head

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One of the most scenic drives in Europe is the drive around the western tip of the Dingle Peninsula where glimpses of Slea Head and the Blasket Islands provide stunning sea views. My favorite part of the drive is just … Continue reading

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Kilshannig – The North Side of Dingle Littered with Bones

One of the few places in Ireland I can photographically remember is Kilshannig, a small dilapidated village on the Dingle peninsula at its northernmost point.  Most visitors that spend a day or less in Dingle seldom visit the northern route … Continue reading

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