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Bull Rock

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A great bar

Great bar food, in an atmospheric pub with good staff service. I enjoyed a delicious seafood chowder here.

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Great bar food, in an atmospheric pub with good staff service. I enjoyed a delicious seafood chowder here.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Take a tour with Ribtrips and ask if Lucy, the marine biologist is available to accompany you. It's a wild ride, but safe enough for the over 50s. Not for little ones. Dolphins swam alongside, we explored the calf, cow and bull rocks as well as some caves. Fabulous.

Thank jot129
Derrynane, Co. Kerry, Ireland
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

The Bull Rock lies at the outer edge of Kenmare Bay. In legend it was known as the gateway to the other world. Over a century ago a lighthouse was built there. The rock is home to a small colony of Atlantic Gannets. The nearby Skellig Rocks get all the attention but the bull is spectacular too. It is only... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

Bull Rock just off Dursey Island is the largest of three rocky islands called The Bull, The Cow and The Calf and is dominated by a light house. A feature of the rock is the large cavern through which trawlers and other fishing boats can pass under the lighthouse. According to our driver/guide, legend has it that this is the... More 

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Waterville, Ireland
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

Ancient beliefs by inhabitants of South Kerry claim that the hole - passage in the bull rock was a passageway to the other world, Superstition claiming seafarers who were known to have passed through this passage had fallen over the horizon - The edge of the world ..True or not it is a great experience to visit the bull rock,... More 

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