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Uragh Stone Circle and Famine Cottage
The Uragh Stone Circle, Ring of Kerry, Kerry County, Ireland. Tuesday, 19 December 2023. Adventures in County Kerry, Ireland. Photos by Thomas Baurley, Techno Tink Media.

Uragh Stone Circle and Famine Cottage

The stone circle is atop a plateau above the valley overlooking Loch Inchiquinn, the other side lough Cloonee Upper and is surrounded by a ring of mountains. The 8' diameter circle consists of approximately five low small megalith locally sourced sandstone stones (1.2-1.8 meters high) with a significant 3 meter high (approx. 10') monolithic outlier standing stone. Two of the stones are portal stones (one leaning outwards).

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Gap of Dunloe
The Gap of Dunloe, Ring of Kerry, Kerry county, Ireland. Tuesday, 19 December 2023. Adventures in County Kerry, Ireland. Photos by Thomas Baurley, Techno Tink Media.

Gap of Dunloe

Named after the River Loe that runs through it, the "Gap of Dunloe" is derived from the Irish "Dún Lóich," meaning 'Lóich's stronghold' or "gap of the little hollow." This narrow mountain pass was forged by glaciers during the last ice age 25,000 years ago.

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Fairy-Go-Round Ring Fort, Dingle Peninsula, Co Kerry

  • March 6, 2024

A tourist-attraction with a petting farm, this privately owned attraction is 10 km west of Dingle in the parish of Kilvickadownig. Its along the world famous Slea Head Drive.  This Ring fort, also known as a "Rath", "Lios", or "Fairy Fort" is a circular ancient pre-Celtic settlement

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