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Address: Ballykissane, Killorglin, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-976-1451
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Peaceful now but ...

In 1916 three men drowned on their way to capture a radio station in order to broadcast confusing information to the British Navy, in hopes of helping a German ship land arms for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
robcurtross
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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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457 reviews
220 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In 1916 three men drowned on their way to capture a radio station in order to broadcast confusing information to the British Navy, in hopes of helping a German ship land arms for rebels on shore. If successful, the history of Ireland might have been different. A small monument commemorates their loss. The vehicle got lost just outside Killorglin. McInerney... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Beautiful area but no development here, local historical interest, nice walk from town about 1 mile.

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Thank Sheelagh Y
Ireland
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

nothing going on here, take a few pics and go, could be made a lot nicer, can look a bit grubby at times as well, never see any tourists around there, just needs a bit more work done to it.

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Thank membertrip13
Killarney, Ireland
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55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

went to ballykissane pier as part of the festivities of puck fair 2013 to watch shakespeares the tempest time stood still enchanting location with magical overtones of the past. a world lost in past present and future lifes to be. kerry at its best all waiting to be discovered and revealed on your own doorstep. dont let this one slip... More 

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2 Thank june g
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

i love to come and visit killorglin once a year as i use to go there as a child with my family. i remember walking down the country road and ending up at the pier where we use to have a small picnic. i took a walk down there this year and sat for a while on the steps of... More 

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1 Thank mcnutlyhall
Killorglin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I live near Killorglin and whenever I am feeling a need for peace and quiet, I take a trip to Ballykissane Pier. Its charms are simple and old fashioned, but profound. Of course it can be windy and the sea rough, but my overriding sense of this special place is one of stillness and calm. There are fabulous big skies... More 

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2 Thank rosy2es
Cork, Ireland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

A beautiful Pier in a very peaceful and quiet area. Lovely scenic views and a lovely walk from Killorglin town. Has huge potential if developed with a few picnic benches, flowers etc to attract more people to visit.

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2 Thank Michelle M
killorglin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I live about 1 mile from this magical spot and visit it for a walk frequently and each time depending on the tide,and the weather the mood of the area changes. I would recommend it for its peace and a great place to bring your lunch and sit and watch and enjoy the nature all around. The light changes give... More 

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2 Thank fmangan
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Not much to it but great views, and peaceful scenery. Except it was a little wet and windy when we were there, but that is part of the attraction. The Monument to the Martyrs is priceless.

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Thank Eric_Sue_K
Ireland
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

I found this a nice spot to sit and relax in and I would go back as it has a pleasant atmosphere.

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