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Smerwick Harbour | Dingle, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1188
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Private Tour of Dingle Peninsula from Killarney
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Smerwick Harbour | Dingle, Dingle, Ireland
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Reviewed October 10, 2015

Good carved megalithic artifacts exist and the layout of community can clearly be seen over the area. Worth the effort to see it. Normally not crowded.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed September 22, 2015

Riasc Monastery is poorly marked on the Slea Head Drive and if we weren't specifically looking for it, we would have missed it. It's a turn off of the main road for about 5-10 min drive up a tiny road (one of those where you...More

Thank Travel_Bug81
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Great example of early Monastic community. A jewel at the end of a small lane. Worth the few minutes off the beaten track.

Thank Madame P
Reviewed September 9, 2015

I hesitate to even mention that I was here because I don't want the place overrun with tourists. The history that has been preserved here is amazing and one of the best megalithic examples I've seen. The stone that is carved with both Christian and...More

Thank CardinalsLady
Reviewed August 26, 2015

We thought we would check out this ruin since we stayed at the B&B named after it, but upon arrival - there was really not much to it. I was disappointed and thought it was not worth trekking to find it. Not sure I would...More

Thank leberhart
Reviewed July 30, 2015

Beautiful! Stunning! Fabulous! This is a real gem and worth a visit. Take some time to soak in the atmosphere and think about the people who lived there hundreds of years ago as the wind sweeps over you. See it!

Thank MelissaAH
Reviewed July 13, 2015

Worth a short stop as it's only a few minutes off the main loop road. Neat to see how folks lived long, long age.

Thank tomc0523
Reviewed June 2, 2015

My favorite part of visiting Ireland is seeing such fabulous historic ruins. Be sure to go with a competent guide (Dennis Ryan is the best!) who can tell you what's what here. This monastic site has a fascinating history and its age is sobering.

Thank KRoan
Reviewed May 30, 2015

Have been to this site on several other trips to Ireland and it is always a great experience. The site is well preserved with the basic layout of the buildings intact. The signage is good and the view breathtaking. On most visits have never encountered...More

Thank Micki B
Reviewed April 30, 2015

My wife and I stopped off here and ejoyed a peaceful picnic lunch we brought with us, the only company we had was a few birds we fed. I can see why the monks built here the view is breathtaking. We could see the main...More

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