Tag Archives: Valentia

The 2014 Valentia Island King Scallop Festival

July
02nd,
2014

The 2014 Valentia Island King Scallop Festival If you love scrumptious food and beautiful, secluded scenery then you’re in for a treat as next week sees the Valentia Island King Scallop Festival taking place in, as you may have guessed, Valentia Island. Valentia Island, for those of you who don’t know, is a small island lying off the Iveragh Peninsula in South Kerry. It is renowned for its diverse ecosystem and beautiful scenery and is accessible from land by the Maurice O’Neill Memo ...

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Stargazing in South Kerry

February
03rd,
2014

Kerry’s Dark Sky Region As if anyone needed another reason to visit Kerry, a region in the very south of the county has received recognition from theĀ International Dark-Sky Association as a dark sky region. This means that South Kerry has some of the best and most uninhibited views of the night sky that Ireland has to offer. The triangualar area stretches from Ballinskelligs to Caherdaniel to Droimid and it is now hoped that Kerry could become a popular destination on the astro-tourism map. Ast ...

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