Ballinskelligs Tourism

Ballinskelligs, officially Baile an Sceilg (Irish for "Place (village) of the craggy rock"), is a Gaeltacht village in the south-west of the Iveragh peninsula (Uíbh Ráthach) in County Kerry, Ireland. The townland is in the Civil Parish of Prior and the Poor law union of Cahersiveen. The rock(s) referred to in the village's Irish name are the Skellig Islands—Skellig Michael and Little Skellig—an ancient monastic colony which lies off the coast from Ballinskellings. The town is also the site of a beach, the ruins of Ballinskelligs Priory of Augustinian Canons Regular, and the remains of Ballinskelligs Castle.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Ballinskelligs in Ireland. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Ballinskelligs like a local. A gripping city on its own right, Cork also deserves a visit. Cork, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Youghal, Blarney Castle, Fota Wildlife Park. Also, to reach Ballinskelligs, you'll have to take a flight to Cork; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Ballinskelligs.

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