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• Nearest Airport: Kerry at 50 Miles
• Nearest Train: Tralee at 40 Miles
• Nearest Motorway: Tralee at 40 Miles
• Nearest Beach: ??? beach at 0.5 Miles
• Nearest Barpub: Kruger’s Pub / Dunquin at 500 meters (!)
• Nearest Golf: Ceann Sibeal 18 hole Golf links at 7.5 Miles
• Nearest Restaurant: Kruger’s Pub at 500 meters (!)

Driving distances to AIRPORTS

Dublin Airport: 232 miles (373 km) approx. 5 hour drive.
Shannon Airport: 120 miles (191 km) approx. 3 hour drive.
Cork Airport: 105 miles (170 km) approx. 3 hour drive.
Kerry Airport: 47 miles (75 km) approx. 1.5 hour drive.

Driving distances to BALLYFERRITER, and DINGLE

Ballyferriter: 5.5 miles (9 km) 10 minute drive
Dingle town: 9 miles (15 km) 20 minute drive


Driving directions to Dunquin from Dingle Town
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Map above is the entire route.
Map below is detail at Dingle Town.


You will arrive in Dingle Town, at point A above, via either N86 or R560/R559/Spa Road.
Go through the roundabout at point A and follow signs for Ballyferriter (Baile an Fheirtéaraigh) R559.

Drive past Garvey’s Market on your right (or stop there and get groceries).
Turn left onto Strand Street.


Continue on R559 along the harbour to a second roundabout at Milltown.

Take the first exit on the roundabout and drive over the bridge to continue on R559.
Stay on R559 following the signs for Slea Head Drive towards Dunquin (Dun Chaoin).


The route from the bridge at Milltown to Dunquin.
Stay on R559 following the signs for Slea Head Drive towards Dunquin (Dun Chaoin).


Just past Ballyickeen the road will veer away from the coast
Continue on R559 following the signs towards Balintemple


Just past Balintemple you will see a yellow building on your left. This is Kruger’s Pub.
Turn left at Kruger’s Pub


Take the first left.
Baile Na Ratha cottage will be the second house on your left




Cottage location on Dingle Peninsula
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Surveyor’s map of the area around DUNQUIN :
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This cottage is owned and operated by my husband and me, Alec and Philomena Úi Chonchúir (O’Connor). Our families have lived in this area for generations; we were born here and our first language was Irish (Gaelic). If you are looking for a truly Irish experience, that is exactly what we offer.

Our six children, who also speak Irish, have fled the nest and are doing for themselves. Two of our sons, Niall and Brian, run the award-winning restaurant, AN CANTEEN, located on Dykegate Lane in Dingle town. Another son, Declan, owns the sheep you see in the pastures around our cottages. All our children help us clean and maintain them (the cottages, not the sheep) and we are lucky to have them as they are exceptionally good at this.

Alec and I live a simple life at the base of Cruach Mhárthain very close to where our cottages are located. We enjoy sharing the incredible beauty of this land with others and hope you will give us the opportunity to be your hosts. You will not regret it!

We know that you have worked hard and saved your money to stay in one of our cottages, and we do our best to ensure that your visit is as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Many of our guests have been coming to us for years.

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Contact :
Mrs. Philomena O'Connor
Phone : +353 66 915 62 10
e-mail : suantracottages@eircom.net



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Last Revised: June 16, 2013
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