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Ballinskelligs Beach

Dungeagan, Kerry

An extensive sandy beach and Natural Heritage area located on the western side of Ballinskelligs Harbour, 2km south of Dungeagan. A little west of the village are the ruins of the ancient castle of the McCarthy Clan and the ancient Abbey.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Ballinskelligs village has some restaurants and accommodation
Great arts centre in village called the Cill Rialaig project

Activities

Swimming
Watersports centre provides kayaks and windsurfing

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

Yes

Cleaning and Litter

Beach is cleaned regularly.

Dogs

Dogs required to be on a leash and dog fouling removed.

Tourist Information

www.irelandwest.ie. www.galway.net

Location

Nearest town: Dungeagan
County: Kerry
Latitude/Longitude: 51.816, -10.2681

Access

From Caherciveen take N70 south. Look out for signs for Ballinskelligs (Baile na Sceilige) which is about 7 miles from main road.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Dungeagan