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  County Kerry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
County Kerry (Irish: Contae Chiarraí) is a county in the southwest of Ireland, in the Munster province of the Republic of Ireland, informally referred to as The Kingdom.
The county is bordered by County Limerick (east) and County Cork (South-east).
The county is bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean and on the north by the River Shannon, the longest river in Ireland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/County_Kerry   (1602 words)

  
 Irish Ancestors /Co. Kerry
Known as "the kingdom" to its inhabitants, Kerry is one of the most singular places in Ireland, with rich farmlands in the north of the county and astonishingly beautiful mountains, Atlantic islands and peninsulas in the south.
In the middle ages Kerry was divided between the kingdoms of Thomond in the north and Desmond in the south, dominated by the O'Briens and the McCarthys respectively.
Most of the emigration from the county took place in the later decades of the nineteenth century and in the twentieth century; in the 125 years from 1841 to 1966, the population fell by 58%.
scripts.ireland.com /ancestor/browse/counties/munster/index_ke.htm   (185 words)

  
 County Kerry, Ireland : Lewis, 1837 Topographical Dictionary description ©Jane Lyons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The county is included in the Munster circuit: the assizes and general quarter sessions are held at Tralee, and quarter sessions are also held at Killarney, in the former of which towns are the county courthouse and county gaol; and there are bridewells at Cahirciveen, Castleisland, Dingle, Kenmare, Killarney, Listowel, Milltown, and Tarbert.
Kerry is the most western county of Ireland, and the fourth in extent; it is surpassed by many in fertility.
Of the plants peculiar to this county, or only found on the ridge that separates it from the county of Cork, the most remarkable is the arbutus, which, with the yew and holly, gives a perpetual verdure to the natural woods of Killarney.
www.from-ireland.net /lewis/ker/kerrycounty.htm   (7390 words)

  
 Ireland Travel Guide: County Kerry
County Kerry, traditionally known as the 'kingdom', is situated in the extreme south-west of Ireland.
Kerry has two contrasting types of terrain - the mountainous south with the Beara, Iveragh and Dingle peninsulas, and the smaller 'plains' area that stretches as far north as the Shannon estuary.
Tralee is the home of the Kerry County Museum, which mounts fascinating temporary exhibitions as well as having a lively and interactive permanent display on local history and culture.
www.authenticireland.com /travel_guide/kerry.htm   (1720 words)

  
 Worldworx Travel - Features - Ireland - Information - County Kerry
Kerry is the southernmost of Ireland’s counties and is arguably the most scenic.
Amidst County Kerry's natural attractions are the Ring of Kerry and the spectacular Killarney National Park.
County Kerry is also home to Ireland’s highest elevation, Mount Carrantuohil at 1041m.
www.worldworx.tv /ireland/dc/information/co-kerry.htm   (1103 words)

  
 Kerry - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Kerry, maritime county in southwestern Ireland, in Munster Province, on the Atlantic Ocean.
Kerry, John F. Kerry, John F., born in 1943, American politician and Democratic Party candidate for the United States presidency in 2004.
Kerry Mountains, group of mountains located on three peninsulas in Kerry County, Munster Province, in southwest Ireland.
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 Kerry Museum
Kerry County Museum is the ideal starting point for tours of Kerry and a wonderful resource for the people of the county.
Kerry County Museum is located in the Ashe Memorial Hall, a fine example of public architecture in the centre of Tralee.
In the 1980s both local authorities moved to new offices and the building was transformed into Kerry County Museum, opening its doors to the public in 1992.
www.kerrymuseum.ie   (256 words)

  
 Recycling, Environmental Services, Kerry County Council, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Today’s conference was organised by Kerry County Council, under the EU Life ANSWER project which is working with Killarney Urban Council, individuals, local communities, tourism, the commercial sector and NGOs in South Kerry to improve the environment.
The three-year project is funded by the County Council and the EU and aims to reduce municipal waste, identify sustainable outlets to divert 60% of waste from landfill by recycling and recovery, identify appropriate supporting financial instruments and assess employment potential of local waste recovery / treatment facilities.
The enforcement of this ban involves the close co-operation of Kerry County Council and the private operators, the monitoring of each waste producer during collection and the introduction of strict waste acceptance procedures at place in each of the waste disposal facilities.
www.kerrycoco.ie /life/recycling.asp   (1024 words)

  
 Destination Ireland - County Kerry Guide
County Kerry is Ireland's most popular tourist destination.
South Kerry South Kerry in one of Ireland's best known tourist destinations as it is renowned world wide for the beauty of the Lakes of Killarney and the Ring of Kerry.
Starting in the South is the Beara Peninsula, divided between Co. Cork & Kerry, with Bantry Bay on the southern side (one of the deepest bays in Europe).
www.foundmark.com /Ireland/Cork-Kerry/Kerry/Khomepage.html   (442 words)

  
 GENUKI: County Kerry
"Kerry, a county of Ireland, province of Munster, 53 m.
Before the reformation, nearly the whole of the county was part of the Diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, with the cathedral at Ardfert.
The modern County of Kerry was created in 1606, from the merger of the former County Palatine of Kerry with part of the County of Desmond, which was then extinguished.
homepage.eircom.net /~dinglemaps/genuki/KER/index.html   (820 words)

  
 Kerry Flyer
Kerry Flyer own and operate 5 vehicles 4 of which are accessible and passenger assistants are available to clients.
The operational area of the Kerry Flyer Ltd are primarily the Sliabh Luachra area and North Kerry areas.
North Kerry has three community development networks, which have come together in an attempt to identity the weaknesses in existing services and the lack of other services in the area.
www.kerrytransport.ie /kerry_flyer.htm   (850 words)

  
 KERRY Ireland - Travel Guide County Kerry B&Bs Hotels Self Catering Accommodation
County Kerry is renowned the world over for its beautiful scenery, including Irelands highest mountain Carrantuohill (1,040 metres 3,414 feet) the Lakes of Killarney, it beautiful sandy beaches, cliffs and rocky headlands.
Killorglin in the geographical heart of Kerry is the venue for one of Ireland's most unusual street festivals - Puck Fair.
The fair is one of Ireland's oldest and longest celebrated and is held without fail on 10th, 11th and 12th August every year with 12 hours of free family street entertainment.
www.travelireland.org /kerry   (382 words)

  
 Kerry Airport :: Welcome
Located in the heart of County Kerry, Kerry Airport is only 15 minutes from Killarney and the Ring of Kerry, and 20 minutes from Tralee.
Kerry Airport is fitted with all the facilities you will need to enjoy a comfortable and safe journey.
Kerry Airport accepted the award in Dublin for Regional Airport of the Year from the (A.T.U.C) Air Transport Users Council of the Chambers of Commerce of Ireland.
www.kerryairport.ie   (137 words)

  
 Coulee News - News
Kerry and President George W. Bush paid a great deal of attention to La Crosse County during the 2004 presidential campaign.
Kerry's total represented just over 53 percent of the countywide vote, compared to 45.5 for Bush.
County results showed Kapanke with 30,904, while Pfaff was close behind with 30,036.
www.couleenews.com /articles/2004/11/05/news/02kerrycarries.txt   (354 words)

  
 Welcome to Kerry County, Development Board, County Buildings, Tralee
The Kerry County Development Board was established in February 2000, as an initiative of Government, with the objective of developing a County Strategy for the economic, social and cultural development of Kerry over the next ten years.
The development of the County Strategy was highly consultative in nature and this has ensured a broad consensus on the key strategic objectives contained within the Strategy.
The County Strategy: ‘Meitheal Chiarraí – Working Together for our Future 2002 – 2011’ was adopted in April 2002 and represents a set of agreed priorities by all public and local agencies in Kerry on the future development of the County over the next ten years.
www.kerrycdb.ie   (396 words)

  
 County Kerry Towns - Dunloe, Kerry
Kerry's regional airport is situated here and it connects the county with Dublin each day and with Luton and Manchester in England as well as accommodating a series of charter flights.
St Brendan, patron saint of Kerry and famous as Brendan the Navigator (484-577), who, it is suggested, may have discovered America, was born in the neighbourhood.
A feature of the circuit is the series of glacial corries and lakes which lie at the head of the Behy valley.
www.countykerry.com /kerry_dunloe.htm   (505 words)

  
 Kenmare County Kerry
Kenmare, "The Jewel on the Ring of Kerry" nestles on the sea-shore, at the foot of the Cork and Kerry mountains.
The famed Ring of Kerry, with 110 miles of breathtaking views is known all over the world, follows the coastline of the Iveragh peninsula.
Both the Kenmare Golf Club and the Ring of Kerry Golf and Country Club offer a challenging game over their 18 holes, and for those not so fond of the long tree lined fairways, we have a very enjoyable pitch and putt.
www.travelireland.org /kerry/kenmare/index.html   (450 words)

  
 Holidays > Ireland > Kerry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ballybunion (Baile an Bhunneanaibhgh in Gaelic) is situated in north county Kerry, at the mouth of the river Shannon estuary, the largest natural estuary in Europe.
Dingle combines all the essential ingredients for an ideal break, it is alive with traditional music and culture, it boasts charm and atmosphere and of course the beauty of its surrounding landscape and scenery is nothing short of breathtaking.
Killarney is the tourist capital of Kerry, and the second most popular tourist destination in Ireland.
www.celticcottageholidays.com /cch/pages/county/kerry   (527 words)

  
 County Kerry, Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
People said that they came from A, B, or C, possibly in such and such a county in Ireland, and the thing is, that today, some people don't know if their ancestors were talking about the Civil Parish that they came from or the Religious parish or Barony or which division.
Some cover only Co. Kerry, while others take in parts of the surrounding counties or are districts whose main town is in another county and which covers only part of Co. Kerry.
The centre for any registration district was a town in a county and the area taken in by the Poor Law Union related to that town.
www.from-ireland.net /contents/kerrycontents.htm   (2267 words)

  
 County Kerry Adventure Travel - County-Kerry Travel Guide
For many first-time travelers to this island, Kerry is the Ireland they've imagined in their mind's eye.
Spend a bit of time here, and you'll also see that Kerry is a place of disorienting contrasts, where the crassest tourist attractions coexist with some of Ireland's most spectacular scenic wonders.
You could be driving along -- say, on the famous and much-trafficked Ring of Kerry, which traces the shores of the Iveragh Peninsula -- make one little detour from the main road, and be in true wilderness.
away.com /destination-overview/County-Kerry-278519-travel-guide.html   (318 words)

  
 Door County Kerry Meetup group forms Door4Kerry GRID... Greens, Independents, Republicans and Democrats for John Kerry ...
Following upon the initial launch of a Kerry Meetup group in Fish Creek on April 27, 2004 local organizers realized that the group they had attracted was actually a diverse, non-partisan collection - Democrats and Republicans, Greens and Independents.
He encourages anyone who is interested in supporting the Kerry campaign effort to contact him at 920.435.1564 or via e-mail at mailto:papplegate@johnkerry.com, then invite friends and neighbors to get together.
National Kerry in 2004 Meetup Days take place on the 4th Thursday of each monthand are held locally at the Compass Internet Café in Fish Creek.
www.doorcountycompass.com /news/040526kerry.htm   (722 words)

  
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Kerry has a rich tradition in the areas of archaeology, history and antiquities.
Kerry newspapers are available for consultation on microfilm and are extensively used for research purposes.
The new Local Studies/Archives Department on the first floor of Kerry County Library Headquarters was officially opened on Monday 25 March, 2002, by the Mayor of County Kerry, Cllr.
www.kerrycountylibrary.com /local.asp   (1511 words)

  
 County Kerry Towns - Dingle, Kerry
The Dingle Peninsula, stretching westwards for 30 miles (48 km) from the low-lying country near Tralee, is the most northerly of the hilly promontories of County Kerry.
Between Tralee and Inch runs the Slieve Mish range of mountains; further west, in the centre of the peninsula, is a tract of wild hilly country; then north of Dingle town is the mighty rampart of Brandon (3,127 feet), and on its western side a coastal plain studded with typical Irish hamlets and villages.
Dingle was the chief port of Kerry in the old Spanish trading days, and in the reign of Queen Elizabeth was important enough to be a walled town.
www.countykerry.com /kerry_dingle.htm   (476 words)

  
 County Kerry Information Kerry Tourist Attractions Kerry Ireland Attractions county Kerry Heritage Sites Kerry Rose of ...
No matter from which direction the County of Kerry is approached, the great central spine of mountains draws the eye of the traveller like a great symphony draws an audience to a fitting climax.
The relatively high mountains and narrow peninsulas conjure weather patterns, which change the face of the mountains, the surface of the water and the texture of the landscape by the minute.
Located in the Village at Glenbeigh on the magnificent Ring of Kerry is a unique rural attraction.
www.ebookireland.com /kerry.htm   (1447 words)

  
 County Kerry villa rentals, County Kerry villa rentals Ireland, Cyber Rentals
Accommodation and Amenities for the townhome in County Kerry, Ireland
Kenmare, a Heritage town, is located at the southern end of the famous Ring of Kerry.
This townhome is just a very short walk into town, to a pre-Stonehenge stone circle, to a Holy Well (miracle of sight), and to many award-winning restaurants, pubs and the finest of all shops.
www.cyberrentals.com /Ireland/vacation-townhome-County-Kerry/p114516.htm   (435 words)

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