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Hike Better: 5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Sustainability Game while Hiking in the Reeks District

Being a better hiker is not about increasing the difficulty of your hikes or training until you can sprint up Everest. It’s about hiking in a way that protects our natural heritage for future generations.  In the Reeks District, you … Read More

Mieke Vanmechelen Reflects On Her Kerry Cattle Journey to Celebrate The Glencar Cattle Show

Mieke Vanmechelen is an artist and farmer. She is Kerry County Council’s Filmmaker in Residence and was the Kerry Cattle Society President from 2020 – 2021. To help kick off the Glencar Cattle Show, an event that showcases the Kerry … Read More

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The 5 Best Ways to See Art in the Reeks District

5 creative ways to experience art – from ancient to modern – in the Reeks District. Get out and about while you enjoy art by attending an arts festival, viewing an exhibition, going on a street art stroll, taking on … Read More

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The Art of Festival Direction: Rochelle Lucey Reveals the Secret to Ensuring the 9th Annual K-Fest’s Success as Ireland’s Best-Loved Festival for Emerging Artists

A piece by Bríanna Ní Léanacháin … Read More

On Seefin Enjoy 10 Stunning Views of Glenbeigh that Inspired Irish Mythology

Celebrate Bealtaine with a hike up Seefin in Glenbeigh. From the summit of this horseshoe, you can enjoy views of the Atlantic ocean, Castlemaine Harbour, Caragh Lake, the Slieve Mish, MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and the Dunkerron mountains. In the process, you … Read More

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Beach Nature Walk: Jasmine McCarthy Explores the Fascinating Plant Life of Rossbeigh Strand

Jasmine McCarthy, a scientist living in the Caragh Lake area of the Reeks District, tells us about some of the nature that can be found in the dunes of Rossbeigh strand. Having done a degree in plant science, she loves … Read More

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On Drung, you can enjoy 10 awe-inspiring views and some history as well

Are you looking for a hike near Glenbeigh in Kerry? Hiking up Drung is a cultural experience. This route has views of Castlemaine Harbour, the Dingle Peninsula, the Blasket Islands, the Slieve Mish mountains and MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, but there is … Read More

Things to do in Cromane

Looking for things to do in Cromane? Here’s our selection of the very best there is on offer. Take an oyster tour Cromane is famed for its mussels and oysters – some of the most prized in Europe – and … Read More

Top five things to do in Killorglin

Shauna O’Connor is co-owner of Peter’s Family Restaurant & Apache Pizza in Killorglin, one of the best family-friendly restaurants in the town and famed for its homemade chips, fresh Atlantic fish and dry-aged Irish beef half-pounders. Here she chooses her … Read More

5 tips for the ideal family gathering

If you’re looking to bring the family together for a big birthday, anniversary or other special occasion, the Reeks District is the ideal place. Here are our top 5 tips on how to make your next family gathering even more … Read MoreRead More