Images from other areas of County Kerry
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16th Century castle ruin, 2km from Cahersiveen in an area known as "Over the water". Unrestricted access to the remaining staircases and chambers makes this an involving piece of history, although take care when exploring.
Cahergal Stone Fort
Close to Ballycarbery Castle, Cahergal (The Bright Stone Fort) is an early medieval stone fort that dates from around 600AD. 6m high and 3m thick walls make this an imposing and striking structure. There are layered sets of stairs on the interior wall which are preserved in excellent order. The oldest of the group of three forts in this area, with Leacanabuaile and Ballycarbery.
At Cahersiveen (Cathair Saidhbhín). The River Fertha, the old bridge and the former Royal Irish Constabulary Barracks.
View from roadside, below the castle.
Leacanabuaile Stone Fort
Leacanabuaile (Slope of the Booley). The interior of this excavated stone fort is believed to represent how it was during its 9th or 10th century usage.
Near Caragh Lake, the road crosses the river in a beautiful setting.
The river winding its way through the Kerry countryside, just outside Glenbeigh on the Wild Atlantic Way.
15th Century stronghold noted for its size, standing over 26m on the edge of the Shannon Estuary. The church of Carrigafoyle stands nearby and is built in the same style.
The Sunbeam, at Rossbeigh
Wreck of a 19th century schooner, The Sunbeam, built in 1860 and wrecked during a storm in 1903. The partially submerged remains are found at Rossbeigh Strand.
Tranquil spot near Blackstones Bridge on the River Caragh, Glencar Kerry.