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IrelandWelcome to our page of information, attractions and places of interest around Killarney. The Killarney hotels listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough guide as to how far they are from Killarney. The Republic of Ireland is bound to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the east is the Irish Sea which reconnects to the ocean via the southwest with St. George's Channel and the Celtic Sea. The Republic of Ireland has 26 counties, and five cities — Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford. The west-coast of Ireland features cliffs, hills and low mountains. The centre of the country is flat with large areas of bogland. We hope you enjoy your stay and find your ideal accommodation from our list of Killarney hotels.

Killarney is a town in County Kerry, south-western Ireland. The town is in a deep valley in the MacGillicuddy Reeks, beside the Lakes of Killarney, part of the Killarney National Park. The town is famous for its history, as well as the cathedral. It is also home to Ross Castle, Muckross Abbey and Innisfallen Island, the location of a ruined monastery. With its 3 famous lakes and great mountain ranges, Killarney in County Kerry has been the inspiration of poets and painters over many centuries. Killarney is a popular tourist town, being close to the Dingle Peninsula, Skelligs and the Ring of Kerry. Also see - Bed and breakfast in Killarney & Self catering accommodation in Killarney

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Attractions Killarney Cathedral was designed by Augustus Welby Pugin. It is built in the first period of the pointed style known as Lancet arched Gothic, and is noted for its long, slender lancet windows and its acutely pointed arches. Killarney Cathedral is set in spacious grounds on a level site reminiscent of the plain of Salisbury Cathedral. Pugin used grey, red and brown sandstone with dressings of limestone. Location: In the centre of Killarney.

 Killarney Cathedral

Attractions Muckross Abbey is one of the major ecclesiastical sites found in the Killarney National Park. It was founded in 1448 as a Franciscan Friary for the Observantine Franciscans by Donal McCarthy Mor. In the 17th and 18th centuries it became the burial place for some prominent County Kerry poets, O'Donoghue, O'Rathaille and O'Suilleabhain. About 2 miles south of Killarney.

Muckross Abbey

Attractions The Lakes of Killarney are a renowned scenic attraction located near Killarney, County Kerry. They consist of three lakes - Lough Leane, Muckross Lake and Upper Lake. Lough Leane (meaning Lake of Learning) is the largest of the three lakes. One the shores lie Ross Castle, Muckross Abbey and Muckross House. On Lough Leane is Innisfallen Island. Location: On the outskirts of Killarney.

Attractions Killarney Transport Museum. Scotts Hotel Gardens, Killarney, Ireland. A unique collection of Irish veteran, vintage and classic cars, motorcycles, bicycles, carriages and fire engines. Exhibits include the 1907 Silver Stream, reputed to be the rarest car in the world. Location: In the centre of Killarney.

Killarney Transport Museum

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Holiday Inn Killarney
Muckross Road
Co Kerry

Killarney hotel. 80 spacious en-suite bedrooms and 24 self contained superior suites.Holiday Inn accommodation Killarney Ireland
Contact: Ciara
Tel: 353+64 33000
Fax: 353+64 33001
Callsave: 1850 355-000
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For hotels accommodation in other areas nearby see Tipperary hotels Cashel hotels Clonakilty hotels & Macroom hotels.

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