Kerry Genealogy Tours

Kerry Genealogy Tours

A view of The McGillycuddy Reeks and the Lower Lake of Killarney from Aghadoe

Killarney, meaning church of sloes is a town in County Kerry, southwestern Ireland. The town is on the northeastern shore of Lough Leane, part of Killarney National Park, and is home to St Mary’s Cathedral, Ross Castle, Muckross House and Abbey, the Lakes of Killarney, the tallest Mountain in Ireland part of the  MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, Purple Mountain, Mangerton Mountain, the Gap of Dunloe and Torc Waterfall. Its natural heritage, history and location on the Ring of Kerry make Killarney a popular tourist destination since Queen Victoria came here in 1861. (see our One Day Tours, Ring of Kerry Tours)

Family Dynasties 1500-1600 AD

•          Irish – O’Connor, O’Flaherty
•          Norman- Burke, Birmingham, Blake
•          Scottish -None
•          Viking – None

County Kerry  – Things to do and may be possible to include within your Ancestral Townland Experience Tour

·      Wild Atlantic Way
·      Killarney National Park (Lakes of Killarney)
·      Slea Head Drive
·      Dingle Penninsula
·      Skellig Michael
·      Gap of Dunloe
·      Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms
·      Muckross Abbey
·      Ladies’ View
·      The Ring of Kerry
·      Torc Waterfall
·      The Bog Village.
·      Carrauntoohil