The Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

The Dingle Peninsula is named after the town of Dingle. The peninsula is also commonly called Corca Dhuibhne (Corcu Duibne) even when those referring to it are speaking in English. Corca Dhuibhne, which means “seed or tribe of Duibhne” (an Irish personal name), takes its name from the túath (people, nation) of Corco Dhuibhne who occupied the peninsula in the Middle Ages and who also held a number of territories in the south and east of County Kerry.
The western end of the peninsula is a Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking area) that has produced a number of nationally notable authors and poets; Ó Siochfhradha and Peig Sayers among others. This is the most western part of Ireland, and the village of Dún Chaoin is often jokingly referred to as “the next parish to America”.
source: wiki

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One thought on “The Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

  1. My husband and I were in Ireland and visited the Dingle Peninsula and we loved it!! Just beautiful!! All of Ireland was. It was a great way to spend our 25th Wedding Anniversary! I can't believe it has been 7 yrs. since we were there celebrating!

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