Tourism

Tourism

Killarney’s ice age began two million years ago and only ended about 10,000BC. As ice and snow was slowly pushed northward through the Killarney Valley, giving the mountains their jagged appearance, the Gap of Dunloe was formed.   The Start of Tourism The...
Flora

Flora

The Gap of Dunloe lies on the western border of Killarney National Park, a 10,000-hectare oasis of protected forests, lakes, mountains, bogs, and heath. The park and its surroundings are home to a rich variety of plants and trees, many of which are found in only a few...
History

History

Killarney’s ice age began two million years ago and only ended about 10,000BC. As ice and snow was slowly pushed northward through the Killarney Valley, giving the mountains their jagged appearance, the Gap of Dunloe was formed.   The History of the Gap of...
Fauna

Fauna

At first glance, the rugged landscapes of the Gap of Dunloe might not seem like the most welcoming habitat for animals, but you would be surprised to know just how rich in wildlife this region is. Birds, mammals, fish, and even the Kerry Slug all call this part of the...