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Interesting historical sites in Killarney

Killarney Historical Sites People generally visit Killarney for its stunning natural beauty and world famous lakes but there’s much more to the town than just its aesthetic qualities. Killarney is a town that is steeped in history and has been the site of many famous battles, sieges and excavations. The area now known as Killarney National Park has enthralled and fascinated centuries of scholars and soldiers and has been a home for both too. If you’re a history buff and want some primary s ...

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Three of Killarney’s Best Views You May Not Have Heard Of

Killarney Scenery While this blog may espouse the merits of Killarney’s nightlife, musical attractions and sporting events, fact of the matter is most people visit Killarney for the scenery. And what a reason to visit for, I may be bias, but I’d wager that Killarney has some of the most stunning scenery Ireland has to offer. You know that, of course, but do you know the best spots from which¬†to enjoy the luscious Killarney scenery? Killarney Scenery 1. Knockreer House Not of the house, bu ...

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Lesser Spotted Killarney: The Copper Mines


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If you’re a bit sick of the crowds around Muckross House or you want to avoid the throngs of people that engulf Ross Castle on a busy day, you should nip down to the Copper Mines. The Copper Mines are one of Killarney’s best kept secrets. They’re nestled in the bosom of a dense, deciduous forest that seems very removed from the usual hustle and bustle of Killarney. They’re only a short distance from Ross Castle however so you should have no problems finding them. There are two ...

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