The Skellig Islands , once known as the Skellocks, are two small, steep, and rocky islands lying about 13 km west of Bolus Head on the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. They are famous for their thriving gannet and puffin populations, and for an early Christian monastery that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Skellig Islands, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Boat trips out to the Skellig Island run throughout the year, depending on the weather. The two Skellig islands, Skellig Michael and small Skellig stand in the Atlantic Ocean 12 km south west of Valentia.They are renowned for their scenery, seabird coloni