A lively town on a hill standing at the gateway to the magnificent Iveragh Peninsula. Killorglin overlooks the River Laune and is surrounded by the dramatic slopes of the MacGillycuddy’s reeks. Our magnificent holiday homes in Killorglin are make the perfect base to recharge your batteries
Killorglin is most famous for Irelands longest and oldest traditional street festival – the Puck fair. It’s become the highlight of Killorglin’s events calendar and is a unique celebration that never fails to disappoint in making headlines and entertaining the huge crowds. The heart of this festival is the ritual crowning of a mountain goat known as ‘King of the Fair’ puck. This family fun festival features traditional horse and cattle fairs, the crowning ceremony, parades, live music, open air concerts, workshops, street performances, pageants and of course a fun fair!
The town is also at the centre of the Reeks district – one of Ireland’s greatest adventure playgrounds, which will excite even the most demanding visitor. Pick one of the Reeks Districts signature experiences to recharge your batteries. Grab your boots, bikes, boards and boats and get out there to enjoy what Iveragh has to offer.
The 18-hole parkland golf course here is also great to try. You’ll also get magnificent panoramic views of Dingle Bay. The course was designed by Ireland’s greatest golf architect – Eddie Hackett in 1992.
If you fancy a bit of shopping, Boyles is a large shop on the outskirts of the town. There’s a fabulous selection of gifts, homeware, clothes and outdoor gear including wet suits and walking boots. There’s also a weekly market every Friday selling local produce. The town of Killorglin has a surprising number of great restaurants and food shops with lots of seafood caught locally, fantastic fresh fish, and lots of local ingredients such as the fabulous Kerry lamb.