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Address: Ballykissane, Killorglin, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-976-1451

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Interesting to learn of tragedy

I need to study more Irish history, especially their long struggle for independence. In Killorglin, we’d driven past a memorial a few times and today, we finally pulled over for a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I need to study more Irish history, especially their long struggle for independence. In Killorglin, we’d driven past a memorial a few times and today, we finally pulled over for a closer inspection. It was a perfect example of how every corner of Ireland is steeped in history (much of it sad). During the uprising of 1916, the first fatalities... More 

Thank JRM_Auburn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

I had initial problems finding the Pier, even after expert advice at the Tourist Office as coming from Killorglin driving alone, you need all your attention at the crossroads and he sign faces the other way but people are kind.. A lovely peaceful place indeed on a sunny day, Just an ordinary place where a tragedy happened, NB one of... More 

Thank RoseMarigold77
kerry i
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

since easter this year there has been 3 commerations at ballykissane pier as it was there that the first casulaties of the rising took place. 4 men travelling from dublin to cxaherciveen took a wrong turn in killirglin and their car went into the water off the pier it is a quiet and relaxing area to visit at any time,... More 

Thank KerryIAnna
Ennis, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Visited here over easter .we wanted to see where the ballykissane tragedy happened. The monument to the men who lost their lives is a lovely tribute. There was an easter wreath placed on it also. Posters with information on the tragedy are also there which is helpful. Lovely place to see and easy to find.

Thank lucyyeah
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

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

Thank Sheelagh Y
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2 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank membertrip13
Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank mcnutlyhall
Killorglin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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