The Ring of Kerry
The Ring of Kerry
enfrdeitptrues
enfrdeitptrues

The ruins of Dunkerron castle can be found 2 miles west of the town of Kenmare on the Sneem Road. Its not easy to find even for a local, (in truth it’s very hard to find) and walking boots are recommended. First locate “Dunkerron Holiday Homes” and you will find the castle behind the holiday homes.

The castle stands on a huge rock and for centuries was the stronghold of the O'Sullivan's. The O’Sullivan clan was very prominent in Kerry and to this day the “O’Sullivan” name is very common in Kerry. The Castle was built in 1596 and even though it is now in a poor shape it is still quiet remarkable and striking. From looking at the one remaining wall you can still get a feeling of strength and dominance from this ruin. If you are in Kenmare then its well worth a visit.

Books - Kenmare

kenmare

i am kerry

This website uses cookies to manage authentication, navigation, and other functions. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

You have declined cookies. This decision can be reversed.

You have allowed cookies to be placed on your computer. This decision can be reversed.