Cahersiveen (Irish: Cathair Saidhbhín, meaning "Little Sadhbh's stone ringfort")—alternate spellings Cahirsiveen, Cahirciveen or Caherciveen—is a town in the Region of Skellig Kerry, County Kerry, Ireland. It is located on the River Fertha and is the principal town of the Iveragh Peninsula. Cahersiveen is near Valentia Island and is connected to the Irish road network by the N70 road. It has a population of 1,294 (CSO 2006). The Catholic church in the town is the only one in Ireland named after a lay person, Daniel O'Connell. It is situated on the slopes of Beentee. It also contains a decommissioned Royal Irish Constabulary barracks, now a heritage centre, which according to legend, was built from the plans for a British barracks in India that got mixed up (a very common myth that occurs in many Irish garrison towns). Cahersiveen was where the first shots of the Fenian Rising were fired in 1867. Wikipedia
Home to pretty treasures, Cahersiveen is Ireland's best kept secret. When planning a trip to Cahersiveen, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Cork. Take a short trip from Cahersiveen and set some time aside to explore the Cork. Dotted with places like Youghal, Blarney Castle, Fota Wildlife Park; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Cahersiveen, 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. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
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