Welcome to Castlecove

On The Iveragh Peninsula
Westcove close to Castlecove and Caherdaniel, County Kerry. ©Martin O'Grady Carrols Cove Castlecove Ring of Kerry, South Kerry. ©Mary Declan O'Neill @copyright Westcove close to Castlecove and Caherdaniel, County Kerry. ©Martin O'Grady

Castlecove (Irish: Cuan an Chaisleáin) is a village in Kerry on the Iveragh peninsula on the N70  Ring of Kerry road . It is on the south side of the peninsula. "Cuan an Chaisleáin" in Irish it means Castlecove, but the Irish name for the town is "An Siopa Dubh". Castlecove Village is a traditional rural village full of activities and holds the St. Cohan’s Festival each July. Castlecove has fine sandy beaches and the coastline has created natural rock pools with sandy coves dotted underneath the cliffs. Its pristine ecological harmony won Castlecove an award at the World Environmental Oscars.The imposing ruins of Staigue Fort are close by and are the finest example of a stone fort in Ireland. Its about 2,500 years old. The defensive fort, six metres high and four metres thick, was home of the chieftain's family and entourage. Westcove pier is a beautiful inlet from where you can moor your boat and catch up on a spot of fishing for the dinner.

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