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Dun An Oir

Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1188
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Site of Battle and Star Wars

This is near a golf course in Ballyferriter. Before Ballyferriter follow the signs for the golf... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
flaneur40
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New York City, New York
Worth the drive if you are in Dingle

We visited Dun An Oir on a very windy day. It is a very interesting old church. The sun dial and... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
LibbyH1
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 May 2017
“Site of Battle and Star Wars”
19 Aug 2016
“Worth the drive if you are in Dingle”
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Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
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+353 66 915 1188

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is near a golf course in Ballyferriter. Before Ballyferriter follow the signs for the golf course and you will see the fort on a promontory. It is also the location of a set for the upcoming Star Wars film (sequel to Force Awakens and...More

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We visited Dun An Oir on a very windy day. It is a very interesting old church. The sun dial and cemetery are especially interesting. There is not a great deal left to the building, but what is there is very interesting. The views n...More

1  Thank LibbyH1
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Lovely quit spot. You have to use your imagination not a great deal to see as mentioned in other reviews. But great history and interesting story.

Thank KevinHagg
Reviewed 9 May 2016

If you like off the beaten path sites, Dun An Oir should find two-three hours in your itinerary. I have been alone on most of the walk beside some other walker I met and gladly pointed me to the right direction as it probably is...More

Thank beppo81
Reviewed 30 June 2013

It is definitely 'off the beaten path'! It took us a couple of false turns to find it. The best way to see it would be to stop at the museum Chorca Dhuibhne, get a walking map, and see it is part of a walking...More

1  Thank sstrhodges
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Walked from Baile na nGall via the beaches to Dun an Oir yesterday (and back) - a total of 15km in about 4-hours. Fabulous walk, stunning scenery. Some reviews say that Dun an Oir is difficult to find - not so if you walk the...More

Thank lilymaiscafe
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Dun An Oir would be about an hour walk from Ballyferriter (I walk fast), it's just lovely to walk out there with your thoughts to yourself, and imagine the history. Spectacular in a quiet way, turquoise water, walk out to the edge if you are...More

3  Thank ellengloucester
Reviewed 14 June 2012

Our visit was a Wednesday night in mid May and the place was hopping. The Trad show start time of 9.30 p.m.doesn't discourage the size of the crowd. We were lucky to sit in the small room with the musicians. It was full by 9.15...More

Thank Travelpair70
Reviewed 12 June 2012

This place is ridiculously hard to find. We love history though and the idea of seeing an old military fort had us game. We headed in the direction our guidebook sent us and found that the road we were told to take didn't go were...More

1  Thank Jen M
Reviewed 10 May 2012

A little difficult to find, but go...not too many visitors around....explore carefully...is is possible to climb the fence and go over the earth ditch and go out to the actual promontory.

1  Thank UtahBikers
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