Welcome to Kells

A must for everyone to see.
Kells Beach. ©Pa Clifford Gleesk Viaduct. ©Mike Edgar Kells Bay Gardens. ©Mike Edgar


Kells is a small village nestled between Cahersiveen and Glenbeigh on the Ring of Kerry. In Foilmore Parish, Kells is an idyllic harbour on the northern coastline of the Iveragh Peninsula and it is a wonderful contrast of coastal delights and inland lakes. Kells has spectacular scenery and the light and colours of the region are glorious. Kells Bay Blue Flag Beach has a pier, a sandy beach and harbor views of Dingle Bay.The inland landscape of Foilmore has wonderful trails and the Kerry Way hiking trail makes its way through this coastal parish. The culture of the Foilmore Kells is highlighted by the archaeological sites that reflect the local heritage and folklore.The Gleesk Viaduct passes near Kells, and is home to Caitin's Bar & Hostel, Kells Bay Gardens, the Old Railway Station, the traditional Kells Sheep Centre and Sheepdog  Trials. It is a peaceful undisturbed place and has a blue flag beach. There are beautiful views of Dingle Bay and the Blasket Islands. Kells is rich in flora and fauna and is a natural heritage site. 

Kells Sheep Dog Trials

Kells Sheep Dog Trials

Date: Everyday in Summer April, May, June, July, August, September 2017
Destination: Caitins Kells
Author: Mary Walsh

The sheep-dog demonstration at Caitins is one of the most unusual – and popular – sights on the Ring of...

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