North and South Kerry

The Iveragh Peninsula

The Dingle Peninsula


County Kerry Dingle Peninsula

St Seannach, brother of St Senan (qv), founded a monastery on this small island off the N Dingle coast. It is surrounded by a huge cashel wall and includes 2 oratories, 3 bee-hive huts, 3 outdoor altars, a burial-ground and a stone cross. There is also a wall chamber and souterrain.

OS: 71 624 214 marked

see: Cuppage et al Archaeological Survey of the Dingle Peninsula p293-7

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Approach Altar and cross Beach Bee Hive hut 1 (1) Bee Hive hut 1 (2) Bee Hive hut 2 Bee Hive hut 3 from cashel Bird's Eggs Bullaun Stone Cashel Wall (1) Cashel Wall with entrance Close up Cross and Altar (2) Cross Gravemarker Graves IMG_3868 IMG_3873 IMG_3878 IMG_3885 IMG_3886 IMG_3899 IMG_3900 IMG_3902 IMG_3903 IMG_3904 IMG_3908 IMG_3909 IMG_3911 IMG_3912 IMG_3913 IMG_3914 IMG_3920 IMG_3928 IMG_3931 Oratories and Bee Hive hut from Casel entrance Oratory 1 (1) Oratory 1 (2) Oratory 2  (2) Oratory 2 (3) Oratory 2 (4) Oratory 3 (1) Oratory 3 (2) Oratory 3 interior view (1) Oratory 3 interior view (2) Oratory 3 interior view (4) Oratory 3 interior view (5) Oratory (3) roof Oratory 3 with hut and Cashel behind Oratory Altar Oratory and Hut from cashel Outdoor Altar, Cross and Oratory Outdoor Altar Outdoor Altars and Cross Souterrain entrance Souterrain Souterrain the other end