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Ballykissane Pier

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Ballykissane, Killorglin, Ireland
+353 66 976 1451
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Views, history and wildlife.

Ballykissane pier was once the main point for goods to enter or exit Killorglin. Thus it is just a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Whitstable, United Kingdom
Beautiful and peaceful

Love walks to the pier always quite with great views, if your lucky you'll catch the rowers... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
John M
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Ballykissane, Killorglin, Ireland
+353 66 976 1451
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ballykissane pier was once the main point for goods to enter or exit Killorglin. Thus it is just a wide jetty rather than a pier. Although defunct since the railway arrived it is well maintained. Adjacent is a memorial for the first 2 fatalities of...More

Thank trifoliauk
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Love walks to the pier always quite with great views, if your lucky you'll catch the rowers training on the water

Thank John M
Reviewed 21 December 2016

but very peaceful and with great views of the water and wildlife. We came for a bit of history but stayed just soaking up the atmosphere.

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We visited to seek more information on the loss of lives here in 1916 when some 'patriots' drove off the road into the sea. We found the place to be very peaceful and relaxing.

Thank JAA_MK
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I need to study more Irish history, especially their long struggle for independence. In Killorglin, we’d driven past a memorial a few times and today, we finally pulled over for a closer inspection. It was a perfect example of how every corner of Ireland is...More

Thank JRM_Auburn
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I had initial problems finding the Pier, even after expert advice at the Tourist Office as coming from Killorglin driving alone, you need all your attention at the crossroads and he sign faces the other way but people are kind.. A lovely peaceful place indeed...More

Thank RoseMarigold77
Reviewed 25 April 2016

since easter this year there has been 3 commerations at ballykissane pier as it was there that the first casulaties of the rising took place. 4 men travelling from dublin to cxaherciveen took a wrong turn in killirglin and their car went into the water...More

Thank KerryIAnna
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Visited here over easter .we wanted to see where the ballykissane tragedy happened. The monument to the men who lost their lives is a lovely tribute. There was an easter wreath placed on it also. Posters with information on the tragedy are also there which...More

Thank lucyyeah
Reviewed 17 January 2016

In 1916 three men drowned on their way to capture a radio station in order to broadcast confusing information to the British Navy, in hopes of helping a German ship land arms for rebels on shore. If successful, the history of Ireland might have been...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Beautiful area but no development here, local historical interest, nice walk from town about 1 mile.

Thank Sheelagh Y
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