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We were given the tip to use this route to Killarney from Killargurteen by the splendid barman in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
This was a guess - after looking at the map - and I guessed well

Ballaghisheen Pass is a route from Killarney National Park through to the Ring of Kerry on the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
London, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were given the tip to use this route to Killarney from Killargurteen by the splendid barman in the Fishermans Bar (Mickey) in Waterville. It's hard to describe how stunning this is. You drive up very high and the views on the tight, twisty single...More

Thank TonyGlover
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Ballaghisheen Pass is a route from Killarney National Park through to the Ring of Kerry on the Atlantic Shore. Looking at the map, it seemed worth a gamble, not knowing if it would prove worth the effort, but the effort paid off. This is another...More

Thank dave-at-london
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Roads are very narrow but in great condition. Be prepared to look for other cars and pull over to let them pass. Stunning rugged terrain. We were able to stop many times for photos or to just look at the awe inspiring mountains. Very worthwhile...More

2  Thank Kristina D
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to escape the tourists and see some non ocean spectacular mountain views, take this one hour drive. Road is narrow fully paved and occasionally twisty but perfectly safe in dry weather. You will likely encounter only a couple of other vehicles. Everybody...More

2  Thank 335maynardv
Reviewed 5 September 2016

County Kerry offers some stunning drives, thanks to its hilly peninsulas jutting into the ocean offering great coastal and mountain scenery. The Ring of Kerry on the perimeter of the Iveragh peninsula dominates the ratings, hotly contested by its neighbours -> the rings around Dingle...More

1  Thank BhutanIsHeaven
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We actually came across this when we got totally lost driving around the Ring of Kerry. The road is extremely narrow going deep into the mountains with very little protection on the sides preventing you from sometimes sheer drops and the only company is mountain...More

2  Thank Quietman70
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