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Walking holidays: “A hidden gem of a glen”

Walking holidays: “A hidden gem of a glen”

The travel section of today’s Irish Times sings the praises of Glanrastal Glen, just outside of Kenmare.  Journalist and walker Tony Doherty starts the piece by saying “I’ve always sworn that I’d never use the term “hidden gem” but having but recently discovered the hidden glen of Glanrastal, I find myself impelled to use it.” If you’re in the mood for a walk amid superlative defying scenery, read on: Photo: Kenmare Bay from Knockowen (Irish Times) A hidden gem of a glen Tony Doherty. Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 12:29 I’ve always sworn that I’d never use...

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Fashion Designer Louise Kennedy on why she keeps returning to Kenmare

Fashion Designer Louise Kennedy on why she keeps returning to Kenmare

In an interview published in today’s Irish Times newspaper, Fashion Designer Louise Kennedy talks about why she is drawn back again and again to Kenmare, highlighting its ever changing scenery, welcoming locals and excellent food options. “There is this extraordinary scenery and the environment is so unspoilt. I have been here in summer and winter and it is good for your soul when you first drive into this picturesque setting. I would describe it as the jewel in the Ring of Kerry”. Photo: Bryan O’Brien Kennedy describes Kenmare as having “a sophisticated...

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