Leenane

A noted beauty-spot on a corner of Killary Harbour. The film The Field (1990, Richard Harris, Tom Berenger, Sean Bean, John Hurt, directed by Jim Sheridan) was filmed in this region, it is based on a County Kerry story by John B. Keane. Killary Harbourwas at one time believed to be one of Ireland's few fjords, but is now considered to be probably a drowned valley, it is a splendid sheltered deep-water anchorage and was at one time a base for the British Fleet. The highest peak in Connacht, Mweelrea ('The Bald King') towers over the water which is now used for mussel-farming on rafts. The nearby Ashleagh Waterfall is a local beauty-spot. Leenane is a convenient centre for walking and cycling tours of this beautiful region.

 Activities in Leenane

Equestrian Centres
Glen Valley Stables

Game Fishing
Delphi Lodge And Fishery

Pleasure Cruising
Sea Cruise Connemara

Water Skiing
Delphi Adventure Holidays
Outdoor Activities Killary Lodge Specialist Accommodation

 


 
 
 
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