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Best Killarney Day Trips: Dingle Slea Head Drive

One of the best things about staying at Killarney’s Holiday Village is the access it gives you to so many scenic attractions. Apart from Killarney itself, which could fill a dozen holidays and still reveal surprises, Dingle is a spectacular location you cannot miss. Just 65km from Killarney, Dingle is an unforgettable place on the edge of the Atlantic. Here’s how you should see it: Dingle Town Make sure to leave time to explore Dingle town, either before or after you embark on your tour of Slea He ...

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Visit Muckross House & Gardens: Killarney’s No. 1 Attraction

Few people have visited Killarney without making a stop at Muckross House & Gardens. Beloved by the locals and treasured by tourists, this magnificent Victorian mansion and its elegant gardens nestle in the rugged surroundings of Killarney National Park like a polished gem. Better still, it’s just a short spin (4.5km) from Killarney’s Holiday Village, on the N71. Muckross House Imposing as it is to modern eyes, Muckross House was originally intended simply as hunting and fishing lodge for the ...

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5 Best Options for Transport in Killarney: How to Get Around

transport in killarney
April
13th,
2016

Until recently, transport in Killarney was not always easy: The town is situated close to one section of Killarney National Park, but popular spots such as Muckross Gardens, Torc Waterfall, and the Gap of Dunloe were difficult to reach unless you had a car—or a dedication to walking! In the past few years, however, several different options have become available for getting around Killarney. Here’s what we recommend the next time you stay at Killarney’s Holiday Village: Killarney Shuttle Bus The ...

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Things to Do in Killarney: Gap of Dunloe Trip

Gap of Dunloe
March
30th,
2016

Killarney’s Holiday Village is set among some of the world’s most beautiful scenery, including the Gap of Dunloe. A dramatic landmark between the McGillycuddy Reeks and Purple Mountain, the Gap was chiselled out by glaciers some 2 million years ago and is renowned as the most remarkable glaciated valley in Western Europe. Attracted by its geological treasures, magical legends, potential for hiking and climbing, or simply by the stunning nature of the surroundings, visitors stream to this unique la ...

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Fun Without Funds– 5 Free Things to Do in Killarney

free things to do in Killarney
March
17th,
2016

Going on holidays is expensive, so it’s good to know that there are plenty of free things to do in Killarney that will keep all the family happy. Here are some of the activities we prefer when we don’t want to spend money: Cycle in the National Park When you book a holiday home in Killarney’s Holiday Village, you have plenty of room to store your bikes. Then it’s just a question of crossing the road, turning left, and following the car-free path to Killarney National Park. The first entrance i ...

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The Other Killarney House & Gardens

Killarney House & Gardens
March
02nd,
2016

If you were to ask most people about Killarney House & Gardens, they might think you were talking about Muckross House & Gardens, but there is another historic mansion in Killarney National Park. Just outside the town, about 2km from Killarney’s Holiday Village, you will find an imposing entrance, dubbed “the Golden Gates.” This marks the gateway to Killarney House & Gardens, a heritage property managed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage, a ...

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Easter in Killarney: Spring into Spring

Easter comes early this year, and with it another excuse to book a holiday home in Killarney. Take advantage of the first proper holiday of the year and enjoy Easter in Killarney in quality self-catering accommodation at Killarney’s Holiday Village. You could just sit back, relax, and indulge in the comfort of your surroundings, but if you’d like to get out and about, there’s plenty to do: Circuit Déjà Vu Car Rallies Date: 26 March 2016–28 March 2016 Location: Killarney, Co. Kerry Telephone: ...

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World Irish Dance Championships Killarney 2016

An Comhdhail World Irish Dance Championships 2016 returns to the INEC Killarney from March 19th to 26ththis year. The INEC is just a stone’s throw from Killarney’s Holiday Village, so booking a holiday home here is the perfect accommodation solution for anybody attending the championships. Relax in comfort in your home from home as you prepare for the competitions and relax afterward. 3 in a Row This is the third consecutive visit for the World Dance Championships, which attracted more than 5,000 ...

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5 Best Places for Lunch in Killarney

lunch in Killarney
January
19th,
2016

There was a time when the safest choice for lunch in Killarney was to make your own and feast your eyes on the scenery instead. Today, however, you’ll find plenty of cafes and restaurants in and around the town of Killarney to keep your taste buds happy. And all of them are within easy reach of Killarney’s Holiday Village. Here are a few to get your appetite going: The Lane Café Bar, Ross Hotel, East Avenue Tucked away on a side street in Killarney town centre, the Lane Café Bar is a chic spot f ...

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