The Emerald Isle

THE DINGLE PENINSULA While the Dingle Peninsula cannot offer the same dramatic impact as the Iveragh Peninsula, it has for many an attraction all its own, not least the wonderful peace of its splendid landscape, which includes the Connor Pass, Ireland’s highest mountain pass. This seems especially so at the height of summer, when the jaunting cars block the The Southwest LEFT & ABOVE: The fishing port of Dingle in the west of County Kerry is famous for its pubs, music, and relaxed atmosphere. OPPOSITE: Blennerville Windmill in Blennerville stands out as the dominant landmark in Tralee Bay, where the town of Tralee meets the Dingle Peninsula. OVERLEAF: The Beach at Slea Head which is a promontory in the westernmost part of the Dingle Peninsula. 230