Slipped across the border into Kerry today before the sun even came up, they never even knew. #buildawall 😉
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Snapped this shot of the Muckross House and Gardens from the estate’s back gardens on a sunny day in Killarney ☀️
The Muckross House is a magnificent Irish estate that was built right in the middle of the stunning scenery of Killarney National Park in County Kerry. Muckross Lake and Lough Leane are just to my left and the beautiful, glistening lakes of Killarney are literally a stone’s throw (if you’re an NFL quarterback 😂) from the entrance to the estate. Not a bad view out your front window.
We skipped the tour of the house because we were too excited to cycle around the loop around the Muckross Lake, but I’ve heard the tour is nice 🤷🏼♂️ The gardens in the back of the house (where this shot was taken) are pretty as well. To me, the best part of the Muckross House is simply the incredible setting, as the surrounding scenery is truly surreal ⛰🏞
The mansion was built in 1843 and its ownership has changed a few tunes throughout history. Unsurprisingly, Arthur Guinness once purchased the estate and rented it as a hunting lodge. If you end up in Killarney without a car, the Muckross House is easily accessible by bike. Have you been to the Muckross House?
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Whenever I‘m in the southwest of Ireland I do a trip around the Beara peninsula because it’s my favourite one of the big three (Dingle and Iveragh) because there‘s not that much tourism and it‘s the roughest and most genuine one in my eyes. As I usually go to Ireland out if season I sometimes have the impression on Beara that I‘m all alone there which I like. Anyway, during a trip in 2013 I stumbled over Derreen garden, which I didn’t know yet and so I gave it a go. And was amazed. It’s really a beautiful spot and it’s made very simple. There’s not even a cashpoint, just a little postbox where you put your entrance fee in. Brilliant place.
Another shot from Conor pass near Dingle in County Kerry, Ireland.
On that afternoon the wind was really strong, the temperature really low (despite being August), the clouds rolled in and out way too fast and the view was varying from non-existent to spectacular! So I shot just as few shots as my summer clothing allowed me to withstand and then rushed back to the warmth of the car!
Luckily I was able to catch some of these 'windows" between the dense clouds, in this particular one you can see all the way to Cloghane and Brandon bay.
We are uploading a video right now to our youtube channel of our camp trip to Inch Beach in County Kerry. Its an experiment to see if people prefer videos with less production such as music. Looking for constructive feedback. Link to our youtube channel in our instagram bio and I will post a link once its uploaded in the next hour. Help us out and share the video on your social media.
We're delighted that County Kerry's All Ireland winning captain, who won 7 All Ireland finals, 3 all stars and 9 Munster titles and animal lover Tommy Doyle shared his 'Pet Bond' video with his very special doggo with us. We hope you enjoy the video as much as we did. We asked a number of people to tell us about their 'Pet Bond' to help us spread the word about our work and what we do at PetBond.ie. We are a safe and trusted online platform where you can now find a happy and healthy pet. Run by a team of experienced and caring vets who know how important your pet is to you. Thank you Tommy 💚 and everyone for all the ongoing support. 👌👍 #AllIreland#Legend#Captain#Ireland#PetBond#video#love#instadaily#tuesdaymotivation#sharingiscaring#share#like#kerry#countyKerry
The O’Keeffe/Burke family from Coore, near Mullagh, captured in time on their holidays in the Gap of Dunloe, Kerry, in 1912. The photo is from Catherine Talty’s (1916-2016) collection of photos, courtesy of her daughter, Moira. The adults in the photo are l-r: Catherine’s maternal granny Hannah Burke; Catherine’s aunt, Bridget O’Keeffe, (née Burke); another of Catherine’s aunts, Baby (Kate) Burke and Bridget’s husband, Tom O’Keeffe. The children (Catherine’s cousins) are: Mae O’Keeffe, who became a nun and spent most of her life in South Africa; Pat O’Keeffe and John O’Keeffe. John gave Catherine her first camera in the 1920s. Tom O’Keeffe was a RIC officer, stationed next to the church in Coore. The Burke family also lived beside the church in Coore. The O’Keeffes emigrated to England in the early 1920s. #westclare#countyclare#gapofdunloe#countykerry#irishphotography#irishheritage
I present to you! Two photos that will brighten up your Monday✨ Thank me later
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Conor pass is one of the highest Irish mountain passes served by an asphalted road, located on the R560 road in County Kerry, Ireland.
The pass connects Dingle, on the south-western end of the Dingle Peninsula, with Brandon Bay and Castlegregory in the north-east. At a height of 456 metres (1,496 ft) it may not sound like anything special compared to Alpine passes in continental Europe, but it affords wonderful views to the wild surrounding area. Combine that to the moody weather and the low clouds which seem to be on the daily menu and you can have some pretty spectacular results like the ones you see here.
I drove over the pass two or three times (always on heavy weather) and it never failed to deliver so expect to see some more photos from it.
THE RING OF KERRY!!! The Ring of Kerry is a scenic drive around the Iveragh Peninsula in southwest Ireland�s County Kerry. Its 179km-long, circular route takes in rugged and verdant coastal landscapes and rural seaside villages. Skellig Michael, a rocky island with an abandoned 7th-century Christian monastery, is a major destination point, with several boats from Portmagee making the 12km crossing during the warmer months.
A recent article in the Irish Times suggests a perfect winter walk around the ridges of #ScreigMhór and #ScreigBheag . Have you done this route? What did you think? 👉 http://ow.ly/uXLJ50xuM2u
The skies looking mighty calm from the last couple of days we've had in Kerry. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
We've been visited by Storm Atiyah and it's left a mark - Mother Nature continues to give us warnings of Climate Change.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Thank you @anitahorvatirl for sharing this beautiful photo with us. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Are you making steps to live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle? Comment below & share!
We wish all the guests in the bed and breakfast all the best for this events. Ardree House & Abbey Lodge is a family-run B&B located just 3 mins walk from Killarney Town Centre.
Located on the Muckross Road (N71), perfect location to base yourself while exploring all that Killarney and County Kerry has to offer. With over 26.000 acres of National Park. The main attractions in the National Park are Ross Castle (2.5km), Muckross House (5km) and Torc Waterfall (8km). A perfect option for all travellers as we are within walking distance to the rail and bus stations and we also offer complimentary off-street car parking. Bus tours of the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Penninsula and the Gap of Dunloe can all be arranged directly through us Exploring the National Park can be done on foot or on a bicycle, we can point you in the right direction for both!
One weekend while living in Ireland I paid €25 for a flight from Dublin to Killarney, County Kerry to cross the Gap of Dunloe. I had heard you could take a horse and cart ride through the mountain pass and return to Killarney by boat. When I arrived at the base of the pass I could see many horses and their drivers waiting to fill their seats. I asked one gentleman if he’d let me ride a pony myself. He told me to hold on a minute, he’d see if he could find a saddle. Sure enough, he soon returned with Tom, an Irish cob, in tow. On went the saddle, on I got, and away we went! No instructions, just a slap on the rump for Tom and a wave goodbye to me 👋.
It took us a couple of hours to ride the pass, trotting along beside the carts. I dismounted in the steeper parts and walked alongside Tom to give him a rest. We took a break at the very top all alone in the stunning scenery. Tom had a little photo shoot and I noticed that he had a moustache! Until then I had no idea horses has these 😮.
We carved our way down the hillside to the lakeside. The carts pulled down a side road and Tom and I followed them. I spotted a man who seemed to have some authority and, dismounting, handed the reins to this chap and thanked Tom for his company 🥰. *
I’m Emma, I created @dreamyponies 3 years ago while living in London and missing horses. I’m a lifelong equestrian and horse travel addict! I’ve started an account to capture my horse related adventures, come and say hi over there!🖤 // @emmalouisebarron
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AjB's observations on Killarney ‘What’s the story ‘ as we say in Ireland 🇮🇪 forms part of a more in-depth comment.
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Enjoy the majesty of Éire all year round with my large calendar celebrating the beauty of the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry. Order by 12/12 for delivery from the printer by Christmas! 🎅 Link to Etsy shop in profile.