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Shannon Way, Kerry, Ireland

Slí na Sionainne

The Shannon Way is one of a network of leisure walking paths established by North Kerry Walks. This 21 mile trail goes from Ballybunion to Tarbert and is way-marked with standard ‘yellow man’ posts so that finding the route is not difficult.

It passes through varied and scenic countryside – from the uplands of Knockanore Mountain (267m) through flat bogs and old estates to finish in a delightful wood. While the full distance of the Way is a challenge for the very fit hiker, it is possible to select shorter sections and circuits for a less demanding ramble.

A feature of the walk is its closeness to places of historical interest – Ballybunion itself, Carrigafoyle Castle, Lislaughtin Abbey and Tarbert Bridewell. A guide map for the Shannon Way is available free and may be obtained from local tourist offices.

Further information from
Helen Fitzgibbon
Walks Organiser
North Kerry Walks Co Ltd.
Innovation Works, Kerry Technology Park
Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland
Tel. 066 712 4883 or 087 9504 232


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