Ballinskelligs from Irish: Baile an Sceilg, meaning "homestead of the rocks", Irish pronunciation: , is a Gaeltacht village in the south-west of the Iveragh peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland.
The rocks referred to in the village's Irish name are Skellig Michael and Little Skellig, an ancient monastic colony which lies off the coast from Ballinskellings. The town is also the site of a beach, the ruins of Ballinskelligs Priory of Augustinian Canons Regular, and the remains of Ballinskelligs Castle. References[edit sourceÂ | edit] edit sourceÂ | edit] List of abbeys and priories in the Republic of Ireland List of towns in the Republic of Ireland
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St. Finan's Bay, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry
Guests at this 4-star B&B can watch the waves break spectacularly along the secluded beach, just 20 metres from the building. It boasts magnificent views of Skellig Rock, free Wi-Fi throughout, and free parking on site.
Cloon, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry
In picturesque Ballinskelligs, the 19th-century Old School House B&B is nestled between sandy beaches and stunning mountains. This guest house serves home cooked breakfasts, which are prepared using fresh, local ingredients.
Dungeagan, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry
Tig An Rince is in the village of Dungeagan, Ballinskelligs, just a 10-minute walk from a Blue Flag beach. It offers rooms with countryside views, free Wi-Fi and home-cooked breakfasts.
Skellig Ring Drive, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry
Overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, Skellig Hostel and Lodge is a modern, yet traditional hostel with fresh, bright bedrooms and internet access and a car park.
Dungeagan, Ballinskellig, Co. Kerry
These charming cottages lie in the heart of the south-west coast of Ireland. A mile from the Blue Flag beach of Ballinskelligs and close to the ruins of St Michael’s Abbey, they offer free parking on site.
Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry