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My wife and I did the Healy Pass by car. Stunning scenery and a number of switchbacks. The views from the top, of either side of the mountain, are breathtaking. I didn't have my bike with me on this occasion, but I'll be back. It's...More
As stated below, the road was under construction / maintenance, so we were held up by a very pleasant Cork Council man for 20 minutes. The drive over the top was very pleasant. Worth it all for the fantastic views.
We turned right onto this road to the north because we thought it looked interesting and it was magnificent. The road cut back and forth and climbed up and up. Treeless and windswept, the landscape was a geological delight and the views were unobstructed. No...More
Decided to take the Healy Pass from Glengarriff to Kenmare. What fun we had, on a rainy day, mountain streams turned into waterfalls. The winding mountain "road"was a challenge especially when meeting oncoming traffic.
Road works halted our journey temporarily, but this gave us the...More
Gorgeous drive, and thankfully no annoying men approached me :). Residents of remote places are eager to socialize, which is understandable.
I started from Adrigole as I feel more comfortable driving up the slope. I could see that there were some road works on, but...More
Many years ago I had travelled the Healy pass but to be honest had more or less forgotten it. Last week I got the opportunity to travel it again, this time on two wheels on a motorbike and in very good weather to boot.
This is a GORGEOUS drive through the mountains. I am not exaggerating when I say it will take your breath away. My husband is brave and drove the narrow, windy road without any fear. It’s not a busy road and there are plenty of places...More