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Old Kenmare Road

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Address: 18 Muckross Drive, Killarney, Ireland
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353-64-31633

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A great old risd

I traveled along Old Kenmare Road with a driver from Killarney to Kenmare and found it to have beautiful vistas. Passing under the special historical archway is something to look... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I traveled along Old Kenmare Road with a driver from Killarney to Kenmare and found it to have beautiful vistas. Passing under the special historical archway is something to look for.

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Cork
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This road is just beautiful. The roadway goes right under the carved out mountains. Definitely not something you will see ordinarily.

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Thank Gemma K
Tralee, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

A very scenic road but one has to be vigilant as the road can be very narrow in places. Well worth the trip

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was a bit scarey, but fortunately, there were no other cars when we passed through in either direction

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I've done this walk a few times. Normally we would get dropped off close to the start of the walk in Kenmare and then walk to Killarney, finishing at Muckross House, or Torc waterfall. It's a really nice walk away from the traffic.

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Summerside, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Lush vegetation, and interesting Ricky rugged hills. You drive through a very old tunnel, as shown here on the photo. Nice place for a scenic drive.

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Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This drive is gorgeous but be aware that roads are very narrow and there is a ton of tour bus travel in this road! If you meet them coming the opposite direction, it can be a super tight squeeze but well worth the added stress!

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Barnsley, South Yorks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Brilliant road down from Molls gap with plenty of views and feelings of the past, although narrow in places.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

If your driving this is a fun drive to take the scenery is outstanding and there places to stop and walk down to the lakes and couple of places to stop for coffee.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Probably, one of the best drives in Ireland is the Killarney - Muckross House - Old Kenmare Road - Molls Gap - Blackwater Valley - Gap of Dunloe - Kate Kearney's Cottage - Killarney. Takes about 2-3 hours with great stop offs (Muckross House, Molls Gap, Ladies View, Kate Kearney's Cottage). Essential tick list for any Killarney trip.

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