This is one of Irelands main tourist centres and scenic area, no where in Ireland is the scenery more breath taking, consisting of its famous lakes, mountains, monastic settlements and the beautiful National Park. For the sportsperson it has angling, shooting, horse riding, pony trekking, golf, tennis, boating, mountaineering, walking, bicycling, whilst here the tourist can visit Muckross House and Gardens, Dinis Island, Torc Waterfall, Aghadoe, Rosscastle, Kate Kearneys Cottage and the Gap of Dunloe.
Events in Killarney
Killarney Summer Festival : June 26 – July 6 2003
Killarney Folk Festival: Easter Weekend
Old Machinery Rally: Annually on Easter Sunday
Killarney Races: Annually during May and July
Rally of the lakes: Held in May
South of Ireland Bridge Congress: Held in May and it plays host to the country’s best players. Many players from other countries compete.