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Ross Castle’s history and the legends surrounding it are indeed fascinating. This 15th-century castle, located on an inlet of Lough Leane, has a rich and storied past.
One of the most intriguing legends surrounding Ross Castle is the story of O’Donoghue, who, according to legend, sleeps under the waters of Lough Leane. It is said that every seven years, on the first morning of May, O’Donoghue rises from the lake on his magnificent white horse. Seeing him on this occasion is believed to bring good fortune for the rest of one’s life.
Ross Castle’s connection to legends and historical events adds to its allure and makes it a captivating destination for those interested in Irish history and folklore. Today it offers visitors a glimpse into the rich history and mystique of the region.
Torc waterfall “cascade of the wild boar” is a 20 metres (66 ft) high, 110 metres (360 ft) long cascade waterfall formed by the Owengarriff River as it drains from the Devil’s Punchbowl corrie lake at Mangerton Mountain. The waterfall lies at the base of Torc Mountain and is a popular site.
Muckross House is a historic mansion built in the 19th century on the small Muckross Peninsula, situated between Muckross Lake and Lough Leane, two of the Lakes of Killarney in County Kerry, Ireland. Muckross House is approximately 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from the town of Killarney. Its idyllic location on the Muckross Peninsula offers breathtaking views of the surrounding lakes and landscapes.
YOGA – We will have our daily practice in the park overlooking Muckross Lake.
Muckross Abbey was founded in 1448 and is a significant ecclesiastical site and served as a place of worship, study, and residence for the friars.
Despite its turbulent history, Muckross Abbey remains a relatively well-preserved historical site. One of its most striking features is a central courtyard, which contains a large yew tree. The abbey is known for its vaulted cloister that surrounds this courtyard. The cloister is an architectural highlight and adds to the abbey’s historical and visual appeal. Visitors can wander through the cloister and appreciate its serene surroundings.