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  Killarney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Killarney (Irish: Cill Airne, meaning "The church of the sloe") is a town in County Kerry, southwestern Ireland.
The town is in a deep valley in the MacGillicuddy Reeks, beside the Lakes of Killarney and part of the Killarney National Park.
Killarney's nightspots are often busy 7 days a week during the summer months when the population of the town and the surrounding area increases supposedly 4 fold.
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 Ireland, Kerry,Killarney,Ring of Kerry, accommodation in kerry, vacation in ireland
KILLARNEY (Cill Airne: The Church of the Sloes).
Killarney was a Church foundation from the 5th or 6th Century, house settlement began here from around 1500.
Killarney itself is a lively hub of activity, with many hotels, restaurants, pubs, discos, along with outlets for renting bikes, cars and the famous jaunting cars.
www.killarneyonline.ie   (199 words)

  
 Killarney travel guide - Wikitravel
Killarney [1] is one of Ireland's leading tourist destinations because of the abundant scenery nearby in Killarney National Park.
Killarney town itself is probaby the main tourist centre outside of Dublin.
Ireland is rainy and Killarney — in the southwest — is one of the wetter parts of of the country.
wikitravel.org /en/Killarney   (607 words)

  
 Sightseeing
A two-day bazaar held in August, 1866, in Killarney House grounds, drew an enormous attendance and yielded receipts amounting to £1,400 in aid of the building fund.
The present Killarney House was the outhouses of the 18th century classical French style chateau, the gardens were ten times their present size extending to the right and left.
During the 1970s Killarney National Park was greatly extended in size both by donations and by a series of land purchases by the State.
www.killarneytown.com /sightseeing/index.php   (5016 words)

  
 City & Regional Guide
Aptly known as Heaven’s Reflex, Killarney is without a doubt the tourist capital of the Kingdom of Kerry and one of the most popular and beautiful destinations in Ireland.
The attractions in and around Killarney are plentiful, while it is also a great base from which to explore the rest of the county of Kerry.
Killarney is also a great base from which to explore the world-renowned Ring of Kerry, which offers some of the most stunning scenery imaginable.
www.golftravelireland.net /destguide/killarney.asp   (698 words)

  
 Welcome to Cork Kerry-Killarney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Killarney (Cill Airne - The Church of Sloes) became a magnificent town about 1750 when the local magnate, Lord Kenmare, developed the tourist business and four major roads were built to the outside world.
Killarney offers a wide and varied range of hotels from the large and luxurious to the small and intimate.
Rising to the west of the Killarney valley are the peaks of MacGillicuddy’s Reeks.
www.corkkerry.ie /content.asp?id=175   (413 words)

  
 Killarney Airport Information - Flying to Killarney, Ontario, Canada
Killarney's 3500' asphalt runway is oriented on a heading of 240 degrees - 060 degrees magnetic.
Killarney is 170 nautical miles north northwest of Toronto and 49 DME from the Sudbury VOR (112.3 YSB) on the 225 degree radial.
On this course, intercept the 225 degree radial of the Sudbury VOR.
www.killarney.com /Getting_here/Killarney_airport   (1308 words)

  
 Amenities Section - Killarney-On-Line. Everything you need to know about Killarney,Co. Kerry , Ireland.
Killarney is one of the main game fishing centres in the south west of Ireland.
Fishing in Killarney is a game of numbers as a days fishing is measured in terms of numbers of keepable fish caught not weight of individual fish.
From here Killarney town is a further 12km and it is not recommended to walk this as you will have already walked 14km and much of the road to Killarney has reasonably heavy traffic and there is not much of a footpath.
www.killarneyonline.ie /amenities   (2066 words)

  
 Killarney : Introduction | Frommers.com
Killarney is 135km (84 miles) SW of Shannon, 309km (192 miles) SW of Dublin, 87km (54 miles) W of Cork, 111km (69 miles) SW of Limerick, and 193km (120 miles) SW of Galway
Perhaps the busiest tourist hub in rural Ireland, Killarney's sidewalks are spacious enough in the winter, but in the summertime they're absolutely packed, as the streets become one giant tour bus traffic jam as horse-and-buggy drivers risk life and limb to push their way through.
Ironically, Killarney's popularity has nothing to do with the town itself; the attraction is the valley in which it is nestled -- a landscape of lakes and mountains so truly spectacular that Brendan Behan once said, "even an ad man would be ashamed to eulogize it." Exploring the valleys glories is certainly easy.
www.frommers.com /destinations/killarney/1313010001.html   (561 words)

  
 Horse Riding Vacations: Horseback Holidays in Kerry
Located about a mile west of Killarney Town and known locally as "O'Sullivan's", Killarney Riding Stables were established in 1968 by Donie O'Sullivan and is still very much a family business with Donies wife Noreen, their two daughters Lorraine and Aoife, and son William all involved.
Killarney is central, within a 50 mile radius is all of Kerry and the neighbouring regions.
Killarney is a jewel, with strangely shaped and tumbled mountains, combined with the constant interplay of light on water and vegetation, creating a view that is seldom the same for more than an hour.
www.killarney-riding-stables.com /index.html   (374 words)

  
 Killarney, Co. Kerry - 1 2 Travel - Ireland Travel Information Guide
Killarney National Park is a must for those with an enthusiasm for nature, history, culture or simply a fun afternoon.
The major geological boundary which divides the park, the different altitudes of the area and the climactic influence of the Gulf Stream in the region are all contributory factors.
Built in 1843 and presented to the nation in 1932, the house is now a folk museum which portrays the lifestyles of the gentry and the serving classes of the 19th century.
www.12travel.com /ie/Cork_Kerry/Killarney.html   (813 words)

  
 Tourist Information, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Killarney is one of the busiest tourist towns in Ireland, yet it lies within just a few miles of some of the most stunningly beautiful and isolated countryside in Ireland.
The streets of Killarney are bustling throughout the year without being overcrowded and even in the centre of town you will often catch sight of nearby mountains between a gap in the buildings.
With such a long tradition of catering for tourists it is no surprise that Killarney is also one of the most hospitable towns in Ireland boasting everything from luxury hotels to BandB to backpacker hostels.
www.killarney.ie /tourist.htm   (371 words)

  
 History of the Killarney Area
Killarney is protected from direct exposure to Georgian Bay by George Island, directly opposite the town.
The development of Killarney as a port was a legacy of the lumber era.
Reminders of the importance of fishing in Killarney in bygone years can, however, be seen along the waterfront of town where fishing boats rest at dry dock beside empty ice houses and warehouses.
www.willisville.ca /history_of_the_killarney_area.htm   (1076 words)

  
 Killarney National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Lakes of Killarney as viewed from Ladies View.
Killarney National Park (Irish: Páirc Náisiúnta Chill Airne) is located beside Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland.
The park now encompasses 103 km² of mountains, woodland and the lakes of Killarney.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Killarney_National_Park   (189 words)

  
 Manitoba Community Profiles - Community Profile:Town of Killarney
Sitting on the shores of a beautiful Killarney Lake, the Town of Killarney is a thriving community with a population of just over 2500 people.
Killarney is located at the junction of Highway 3 and 18 in the Westman Region of the province, 1-hour from Brandon, the region's largest city, and 300 kilometres from the provincial capital, Winnipeg.
The local landscape of the Killarney area is common to the Westman area and much of the southern province.
www.communityprofiles.mb.ca /cgi-bin/csd/index.cgi?id=4605027   (649 words)

  
 Killarney - Home
Killarney is the scenic gem of the Southern Downs, located in Warwick Shire, Queensland, just 2 hours drive from Brisbane.
Killarney was surveyed in 1878 and retains a strong Irish tradition.
Rich in mixed farming, Killarney produces meat, potatoes, onions, grain and timber.
www.killarney.org.au   (175 words)

  
 Irish festivals, live music Killarney
Killarney SummerFest 2006 is building on the success of the first four years.
New to the programme this year, Killarney SummerFest are delighted to present the West End smash hit Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.
Killarney SummerFest wishes to acknowledge the fantastic community support that is such a vital part of the festival.
www.killarneysummerfest.com   (162 words)

  
 Killarney Racecourse Information, Travel, Fixtures And Facilities
Renowned in verse, song, literature and paintings, the lakes of Killarney together with the background mountains give the racecourse one of the most natural settings in Ireland.
Race meetings were held frequently in Killarney on two different racecourses between the years 1827 and 1901.
Killarney racecourse is half a mile from Killarney town centre, off the Kenmare road.
www.napit.co.uk /viewus/infobank/rcinformation/irishrcourses/killarney.php   (170 words)

  
 Killarney - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The population of Killarney as at Census 2002 was 12,087.
Killarney is served by National Primary and Secondary roads as well as local routes.
Writing in 1756 Charles Smith said "The town of Killarney is a small thriving place, being considerably improved, since the minority of the present owner, the Lord Viscount Kenmare, who hath encouraged several inhabitants to settle in it, and hath erected some houses for linen manufacturers about a mile from the town.
education.music.us.cob-web.org:8888 /K/Killarney.htm   (564 words)

  
 Home Page for Killarney History
The community of Killarney is situated on the North Channel of Georgian Bay (in Lake Huron) in the province of Ontario, Canada.
His wife Josephte died in Killarney on November 20th 1868 at the age of 85.
The lighthouse at the West End of the Killarney Channel was built in 1866 and began operating July 1, 1867.
www.killarneyhistory.com   (865 words)

  
 Killarney Mall - Johannesburg shopping, banking, business and entertainment
The surrounding area of Killarney is a suburb steeped in History.
Once known as the Hollywood of Johannesburg in the 1920's as the land was occupied by a leading Film Studio.
The new Killarney Mall offers inspired choices for those who welcome a myriad of possibilities from beautiful objects and great shopping to aesthetically appealing spaces and meaningful movies.
www.killarneymall.co.za   (97 words)

  
 Killarney, Kerry, Ireland - Last Minute Deals and Discounts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Killarney is the gateway to the Ring of Kerry and a Kingdom steeped in ancient history, blessed with friendly and warm people and giving the tourist a treasure chest of memories that will last forever.
Killarney National Park - It was the first national park of Ireland initially started by the donation of the Muckross Estate in 1932 by Senator Arthur Vincent and his parents-in-law Mr.
Killarney is situated on the mild South West of Ireland in the County of Kerry, Ireland - As Ireland's main tourist destination Killarney has the longest holiday season in Ireland - providing visitors with many oportunities to enjoy themselves for all of the months of the year.
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 Killarney : Planning a Trip | Frommers.com
Killarney is small, with a full-time population of approximately 7,000.
Killarney Town is so small and compact that there is no local bus service; the best way to get around is on foot.
The Killarney District Hospital is on St. Margaret's Road (tel.
www.frommers.com /destinations/killarney/1313010002.html   (681 words)

  
 Selfcatering Rentals Killarney Ireland, Self Catering Holiday Homes Killarney and Vacation Rentals Ireland - Irish ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A significant number of clients to Killarney Selfcatering are foreign tourists who choose Killarney Selfcatering because of its ideal location in the centre of Killarney town, as well as its close proximity to the famous Lakes of Killarney, Ireland's highest mountains and the Ring of Kerry.
Killarney Selfcatering is committed to providing the highest standards of comfort and service in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
The management and staff of Killarney Selfcatering prides itself in the reputation they have built up over the years, something which can be seen in the repeat business from clients who choose to holiday in Killarney.
www.killarney-selfcatering.com   (206 words)

  
 Killarney, Ireland, Pictures
Killarney city and urban district of county Kerry, province of Munster, in the southwest of Ireland, 72 km (45 mi) northwest of the city of Cork.
Of the three lakes, Lough Leane, or Lower Lake, lies nearest to the town and is separated from Muckross Lake, or Middle Lake, by the Muckross Peninsula.
Seat of the Roman Catholic diocese of Kerry, Killarney has a Gothic cathedral and bishop's palace that were designed by the English architect Augustus Pugin in 1849.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Ireland/Killarney_city.html   (284 words)

  
 Killarney Poor Law Union and Workhouse
Killarney Poor Law Union was formally declared on the 18th September 1840 and covered an area of 395 square miles.
It took until 17th August 1844 to raise the first poor rate in Killarney, with the workhouse being declared fit for the reception of paupers on 2nd November, and not receiving its first admissions until 5th April 1845.
The Killarney district lunatic asylum was erected in 1848-52 on a site close to the east of the workhouse, from where it may have received some of its patients.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/Killarney/Killarney.shtml   (485 words)

  
 Guest Houses Killarney - Killarney Guest Houses - Killarney Earls Court
Killarney is the natural base for these tours whether by car or coach.
Within Killarney National Park, there are Bronze Age copper mines, the monastic site of Innisfallen, the fifteenth century tower house known as Ross Castle, the Franciscan Friary of Muckross Abbey of the same period, estate mansions and picturesque cottages.
Coolwood is situated on the outskirts of Killarney town, on a 47 acre complex.
www.killarney-earlscourt.ie /attract.html   (2560 words)

  
 Reiterferien in Kerry - Geführtes Wanderreiten - Reiten in Killarney
Killarney ist Irlands Touristenzentrum und bekannt für Pferdekutschen, Pubs, in denen gesungen wird und seine landschaftlich schöne Umgebung.
Killarney Riding Stables bietet tägliche Wanderritte von einer, zwei oder drei Stunden in den Killarney National Park an.
Enthalten in den Reiterferien sind Unterkunft in Killarney, Glenbeigh und Waterville mit Gepäcktransport zu jedem Ort und tägliches Mittagessen.
www.reiterferien-in-irland.de /killarney-kerry.htm   (256 words)

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