Kenmare, Ireland – The Jewel on the Ring of Kerry

Kenmare, Ireland, founded in 1670, is a well-preserved little town set at the foot of the Cork and Kerry mountains. Here the River Roughty meets a sea inlet that reaches deep into the Kerry coast. People who marvel at the natural beauty of the area and the attractive town with colorful houses call it the “jewel on the Ring of Kerry,” as it is on the popular Kerry loop tour. Kenmare bustles with ... Read Full Article

Driving Ireland’s Ring of Kerry

Ireland’s Ring of Kerry is one of the most scenic routes in Ireland. It circles County Kerry, on southwestern Ireland’s Iveragh Peninsula, and bypasses several tourist sites. Multiple bus companies make daily loops along the route as day-trips, but renting a car and exploring over the course of a few days can offer a more in-depth look at this beautiful area and its quintessential Irish landscape ... Read Full Article