Kerry, Cork + the Southwest

Kerry, Cork + the Southwest Travel Guide

Articles about Kerry, Cork + the Southwest

By Joshua Pramis
By John Schwartz
It is indeed rare to pass a single mile without encountering an object to which some marvellous fiction is attached. Every lake, mountain, ruin of church or castle, rath and boreen, has its legendary tale; the Faeries people every wild spot; the B...
By Neil Welliver
Twelve years ago, American poet Mark Strand and I searched up and down Ireland until we found a house that he, at six foot seven, could actually stand up in without hitting his head. It was what the Irish call a Dutch house (because it has two flo...

Hotels in Kerry, Cork + the Southwest

Classic Victorian hotel located along the Ring of Kerry overlooking Kenmare Bay, with the Samas Spa, Ireland's top wellness center (thanks to its comprehensive fitness, dining, and therapeutic programming).

Restaurants in Kerry, Cork + the Southwest

The chefs at Café Paradiso turn out perfect fried samphire with raita and a zesty tomatillo-and-cucumber green gazpacho.

Things to do in Kerry, Cork + the Southwest

The collection includes medieval-looking churns and old butter-block wrappers with sublime graphics, but the pièce de résistance was an ancient corporate team-building video for the Irish Dairy Board. It's worth the price of admission to see the irony-fre