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Address: Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-915-1188

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A little hard to find

It is definitely 'off the beaten path'! It took us a couple of false turns to find it. The best way to see it would be to stop at the museum Chorca Dhuibhne, get a walking map... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

It is definitely 'off the beaten path'! It took us a couple of false turns to find it. The best way to see it would be to stop at the museum Chorca Dhuibhne, get a walking map, and see it is part of a walking tour along the coast. Not much there either, a couple of berms that comprised the... More 

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Cashel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Walked from Baile na nGall via the beaches to Dun an Oir yesterday (and back) - a total of 15km in about 4-hours. Fabulous walk, stunning scenery. Some reviews say that Dun an Oir is difficult to find - not so if you walk the beaches! Once you get to the end of Beal Ban beach - at Gortadoo -... More 

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Lucan, Ireland
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59 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Dun An Oir would be about an hour walk from Ballyferriter (I walk fast), it's just lovely to walk out there with your thoughts to yourself, and imagine the history. Spectacular in a quiet way, turquoise water, walk out to the edge if you are brave.

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Houston, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Our visit was a Wednesday night in mid May and the place was hopping. The Trad show start time of 9.30 p.m.doesn't discourage the size of the crowd. We were lucky to sit in the small room with the musicians. It was full by 9.15 or so. We conservatively counted 100 people that entered after that time. Where those people... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina, United States
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83 reviews 83 reviews
47 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

This place is ridiculously hard to find. We love history though and the idea of seeing an old military fort had us game. We headed in the direction our guidebook sent us and found that the road we were told to take didn't go were it was supposed to. We could see on a map where the fort was located... More 

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St. George, Utah
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49 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

A little difficult to find, but go...not too many visitors around....explore carefully...is is possible to climb the fence and go over the earth ditch and go out to the actual promontory.

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Alexandria, Egypt
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2008

Although very close to Ballyferriter - this place is located down some very small lanes and unmarked roads - so unless you have an OS map - takes some finding. There is enough room to park and the Armada monument is definitely different - so maybe that is worth a look in it's own right. The fort isn't much more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2004

My husband and I just returned from a 10-day trip to Ireland. Some of our stops were based on ghost hunts that we were curious to explore after reading about them in a book by Richard Jones (Haunted Britain and Ireland) At the tourist information center in Dingle Peninsula we were greeted by two very friendly young ladies who spoke... More 

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