The name Kenmare is the anglicised form of Ceann Mara meaning "head of the sea", referring to the head of Kenmare Bay.
Kenmare Bay bisects and separates the Beara and Iveragh peninsulas and their mountain ranges.
August 15th is the annual day for visiting this holy well from which people take water to use for eye ailments and warts. It is also Fair Day in Kenmare.
A megalithic stone circle comprising of 15 stones, possibly the largest in the south-west.
Kenmare (Irish: An Neidín, meaning "the little nest") is a small town in the south of County Kerry, Ireland on The Ring of Kerry.
Here you will see the Famine Plot (Irish potato famine) where over 5,000 local people are said to have been buried during the great famine.
This is a great walk of 16km from Kenmare to the Torc Waterfall car park in Killarney National Park.
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