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Quaint, rustic and cavalier
Annascaul (Abhainn an Scáil)
by Marian O'Flaherty, eirelandor of www.dinglenews.com

The village of Annascaul, located on the N86 approximately 15miles from Dingle, is known across the world as the birthplace of the Antarctic explorer Tom Crean, who was part of Robert Scott's ill-fated attempts to reach the South Pole and Ernest Shackleton's epic open boat journey from Elephant Island to South Georgia. A statue of Crean has been erected in the village opposite the South Pole Inn, the pub he established upon his return, where you can still enjoy a pint! Annascaul is a quaint village, set in stunning surrounds with immense mountain ranges and stunning countryside. Local walking group, Annascaul Walks, offers a number of guided outings to suit all capabilities. More information is available at www.annascaulwalks.org . With its rustic pubs, its warm and welcoming atmosphere and its stunning surrounds', Annascaul offers an escape from the stresses of modern life. The stunning expanse that is Inch Beach on the opposite side of the hill, on the Killarney road. Inch is not alone Ireland 's second longest beach, but also one of its most famed, championed by water sports enthusiasts and hailed as one of Ireland 's most ecologically diverse coastal areas. It is also one of the most beautiful beaches in Ireland .

© Marian O'Flaherty 2009

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Annascaul & Lispole Village, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

Keeping it country!
Lios Póil (Lispole)
by Marian O'Flaherty, eirelandor of www.dinglenews.com

Lisople or Lios Póil in Gaelic, is a picturesque country village roughly four miles east of Dingle. Nestled among mountains and rolling green countryside, if offers a real taste of county-living. The Lispole Viaduct is worth seeing if you are passing, its sheer size and beauty is worth taking in. The birthplace of Irish revolutionary Tomás Ághas, Lispole has a rich culture, including Gaelic Games, the Irish language and Traditional music and Irish dancing. One of the highlights every summer is the annual Féile Lios Póil, a Traditional Irish country carnival which takes place over three days in August. There are many beautiful country walks among the hills and mountains to experience as well as the warm and welcoming nature of the locals. © Marian O'Flaherty 2009

© Marian O'Flaherty 2009

Republication, without the permission of the author, is strictly prohibited



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