Derrynane House, Gardens and National Park, Ring of Kerry

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  • Created: June 30, 2013
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Kerry
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Derrynane House in Irish 'Teach Dhoire Fhionáin' was the ancestral home of the famous Irish politician and statesman, Daniel O’Connell ‘The Liberator’. He was born in 1775 to a wealthy Catholic family and spent much of his early life with his uncle, Maurice, at Derrynane House near the vilalge of Derrynane, Co. Kerry.The house now an Irish National Monumement and part of the 320 acre (1.3 km²) Derrynane National Park.

Explaore the house, gardens, walking trails and the glorious beach nearby.  The House contains many items from O'Connell's life and career and guided tours of the house are available on request, along with a visual presentation.

1. Derrynane House, Gardens and National Park, Ring of Kerry

Altitude: 9 m

Derrynane House in Irish ‘Teach Dhoire Fhionáin’ was the ancestral home of the famous Irish politician and statesman, Daniel O’Connell ‘The Liberator’. He was born in 1775 to a wealthy Catholic family and spent much of his early life with his uncle, Maurice, at Derrynane House near the vilalge of Derrynane, Co. Kerry.The house now an Irish National Monumement and part of the 320 acre (1.3 km²) Derrynane National Park.

Explaore the house, gardens, walking trails and the glorious beach nearby.  The House contains many items from O’Connell’s life and career and guided tours of the house are available on request, along with a visual presentation.