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Private Tour Guides

There are some excellent private tour guides available in the Kerry area.


Kerry Folk Tours

Folklore and Stories From Kerry

Kerry is probably the oldest known occupied part of Ireland, proven to be as early as 4000BCE.  It is home to a multitude of stories, legends and true history that are exceptional for such a sparsely populated area and remote.  There are vast quantities of literature in both English and Irish (Gaeiige) about Kerry and its past, but much of it is in old library collections slowly gathering dust or in the heads of the elderly people.

There two new exciting titles. by Dingle based author Luke Eastwood, seek to reintroduce familiar and forgotten stories to a new audience, updated into modern English, yet preserving the original stories as much as humanly possible.

Kerry Folk Tales

Kerry Folk Tales

The Kerry Folk Tales Book – A collection of folk tales from across Kerry, Ireland. It is based on mythology, history, local story tellers, children’s oral collections and long out-of-print books on the area. Over a year of research by authors Luke Eastwood and Gary Branigan culminated in this book which is beautifully illustrated by artist Elena Danaan.

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Dingle Folk Tales

This companion volume covers the pre-Christian era of magic and mythology right up to Fungie the dolphin, of modern times. Compiled over 2 years from local people, ancient books, the Duchas Schools’ Collection and also exclusive interviews with individuals directly involved in some of the stories – from all over the Dingle peninsula. This collection also includes a complete original translation of “The Battle Of  Ventry” from 1885.

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