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Muckross Abbeysâ€™ most striking feature is a central courtyard, which contains a large yew tree and is surrounded by a vaulted cloister. In the 17th and 18th centuries, it became the burial place for prominent County Kerry poet.
A very popular activity on the lakes of Killarney is to take an open boat be it for a leisurely tour, or it is also known as a mecca for the fishing enthusiasts.
Muckross House is Kerry's premier tourist destination. Queen Victoria paid a visit here, to the Herbert family, in 1861. The House was later owned, in turn, by Lord Ardilaun (of the Guinness family) and by the Bourn Vincents.
A view through the leaves - here you can see a family taking a leisurely jaunt through the Parklands. A jaunting car tour is the great fun and truly enjoyed by all ages.
Nestled at the entrance to the world famous Gap of Dunloe lies Kate Kearney's Cottage, a 150 year old family-run establishment. At Kate's you will enjoy the tradition of Irish hospitality.
The three Lakes of Killarney blend into each other at the "meeting of the waters". The whole area is splendid and there are lovely walks you can take.The bridge in this shot is where the waters actually meet and is called Old Weir Bridge.