Skellig Michael, County Kerry

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Visit Skellig Michael, the larger of the two Skillig Islands, to see the natural beauty and the famous ruins of early religious settlement. The remains of the historic monastery, along with much of the Atlantic Ocean island, were named a World Heritage Site in 1996. The monastery was established on the island between the 6th and 8th century, but was abandoned in the 12th century. Take a tour of the island, weather permitting. If you like to dive, take advantage of one of the dive sites. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Skellig Michael and many more County Kerry attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's County Kerry online itinerary planner .
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  • We were scheduled to go out to the Skelligs with Nealie Lynn. I made the reservation, then checked in a few days before, and he said we were good. I emailed him the night before our Tuesday trip and g...  more »
  • Surreal seeing the Skelligs up close. Made our way over with Casey Tours, small boat that seats 12 and 2 crew. We got a beautiful September day, the open Atlantic is choppy regardless though and as a ...  more »
  • This was the highlight of our 9 day trip to Ireland. We were fortunate enough to have a fairly clear day, although the boat ride there was a bit rough. The stairs were not as scary as I had anticipate...  more »
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