MISSION BLUE ANNOUNCES IRELANDS FIRST HOPE SPOT
Greater Skellig Coast deemed critical to the health of the ocean by global organisation A large swathe of ocean off the south west coast of Ireland has been added to a list of ‘Hope Spots’ by a global marine conservation movement.
The Transatlantic Cable
150 years ago, the first successful transatlantic telegraph cable was laid between Valentia Island, Co. Kerry and Newfoundland, Canada. This led to the connection between the Old World with the New World. It reduced the time to send a message
The Puffins return to the Skellig Islands each year during the month of April. These beautiful birds are recognised by their bright orange beaks, white underparts and black back. The birds are also known as "Sea Parrots" or "Clowns of
Family Friendly Activities in County Kerry
There is an abundance of family friendly activities to enjoy during your time in Kerry. The Skellig Coast offers a wide range of fun things to do with the kids. Below are some of our must do activities when staying
Skellig Michael Boat Trips
It’s that time of year again. 2022 has officially begun and people are beginning to make their holiday plans! Everyone is organizing their Summer holidays - looking for fresh new places to visit, activities to explore and trying to choose
St. Patricks Day in Ireland
St Patricks Day is held on the 17th of March each year and is dedicated to the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick. Celebrations are held across the entire island of Ireland with everybody dressing up in Green colours to
The Skellig Islands are of great significance for many reasons and one of those reasons is its renowned birdlife. The island is home to various species of sea birds particularly Sceilig Beag which is famed for its large colony of
A Boat Tour to Beginish!
When you first arrive on Valentia Island the first question a lot of people seem to ask is “what is there to do here”? The answer is simple; “There’s a lot!” Like a lot of places there is a lot
Discover the Skellig Coast
The Skellig Coast is in the far west tip of the Iveragh Peninsula and it is enriched with history, cultural landscapes, and heritage. It is characterized by its sea and coastline scenery- “Where the mountains meet the ocean”. The Skellig