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Crag Cave is a cave in Ireland, located just outside Castleisland, County Kerry.Formed in elevated limestone rock, the system extends to 3.8 kilometres of surveyed passage, on two levels. It is a colourful wonderland of Stalagmites and Stalactites. Discovered by cave divers in 1983, the natural, all weather tourist attraction has dramatic sound and lighting effects. It is the 7th-longest cave system in the Republic of Ireland, and the 10th-longest in the whole of Ireland.

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Tralee Town Park

Tralee Town Park

17.8km from Crag Cave

Tralee Town Park is situated in the heart of Tralee. It covers 35 acres but during the 18th century, it covered more. It is one of the largest urban public parks in Ireland. It is located in the heart of Tralee off Denny Street and adjacent to the Kerry County Museum. It is also the home of Ireland's National Folk Theatre Siamsa Tíre.

Kerry County Museum

Kerry County Museum

17.95km from Crag Cave

A majestic museum located in Tralee, County Kerry in Ireland. The museum is based in the Ashe Memorial Hall in the centre of Tralee. The aim of the museum is to collect, record, preserve and display the material heritage of Co. Kerry. Under the National Monuments Act and the National Cultural Institutions Act, it is a designated repository for archaeological artefacts in Co. Kerry.

Blennerville Windmill

Blennerville Windmill

19.94km from Crag Cave

This is the largest working windmill in Ireland and the only windmill along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. It was authentically restored to full working order in the 1980s. The mill has five floors, ground floor, intermediate floor, grinding floor, stone floor and cap floor. An adjacent visitor centre has displays on the history of the mill, its technology and on emigration from the area after the great famine. There is also a bird-watching platform equipped with telescopes.

St. Mary's Cathedral

St. Mary's Cathedral

21.45km from Crag Cave

St Mary’s is the cathedral of the Catholic Diocese of Kerry. The beautiful Gothic-style structure was designed by Augustus Pugin and dedicated to Mary in 1855. It was designed by the renowned English architect Augustus Welby Pugin, who is said to have gained inspiration from the ruins of Ardfert Cathedral "which is particularly evident in the slender triple lancets in the east and west walls.

Killarney House and Gardens

Killarney House and Gardens

21.61km from Crag Cave

Killarney House is an Irish country home in Killarney. The house and gardens offers a sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of the busy town. The restoration of the house and formal gardens has resurrected in part the style of 18th century French chateaux and a 20th century Edwardian property. The restoration work to the landscaped gardens continues.

Listowel Castle

Listowel Castle

22.13km from Crag Cave

Listowel Castle, located near the town of Listowel, County Kerry in Ireland, was built in the 15th century. It was the last bastion against Queen Elizabeth I in the First Desmond Rebellion, and was the last fortress of the Geraldines to be subdued. The castle is a noted example of Anglo-Norman architecture in County Kerry, and has been the subject of several restoration projects. It is now protected as a national monument, and is open to the public for tours on a daily basis.

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County Kerry is a county in Ireland. It is located in the South-West Region and forms part of the province of Munster. It is named after the Ciarraige who lived in part of the present county. Composed of sandstone, the principal highlands of Kerry are among the highest mountains in Ireland. There are so many attractions in this county to explore.

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