The 3 peaks of Annascaul

Brackloon – The 3 Peaks of Annascaul

 

The start of meelin hike

 

 

Looped walk | 6.49 km | Co. Kerry | Moderate walk |

The little mountain village of Annascaul on the Dingle Peninsula echoes of mythical legends and modern day heroes. It was in these lonely hills that the fabled celtic warrior CuChulainn fought and killed the mythical warrior Feirdia to win the love of the beautiful Scail. However, she did not return his love as she remained true to Feirdia and Scail drowned herself in the river – after which the village is named, Annascaul. Tom Crean, the Antarctic explored who accompanied Ernest Shackleton, was born here. Upon his return to Kerry from his travels he settled in the village and open the ‘South Pole Inn’. A modern day hero, his memory is still very much alive among the people who live here. Inch beachEnjoy walking the Brackloon rigde with its trio of 300m peaks and magnificent views of the Slieve Mish mountains, the Com Dubh river system, majestic Dingle bay and the never ending Inch strand. Check out www.oldanchorinn.com for a great B&B in the heart of the village.

 

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A Fortnight Plus Half – An Ireland Adventure.

This video is a bit long but it is well worth your time so maybe save it for your lunch break. Shot recently by two Canadian tourists while they spent three weeks here, and posted on Reddit Ireland last night, it makes this little place feel very big indeed.

The pair travelled all around the country so this clip covers most of the things you’d expect to see, like the Guinness Storehouse, Cliffs of Moher, Rock of Cashel etc… but the rather excellent editing, and great music, makes the old, familiar places look great.

With lots of pictures of all the food, drinks, and sheep, they encountered during their stay, as well as a few funny moments, it certainly should encourage a few more tourists to come here, and a few more of us to pack up the car and see the sights ourselves.

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A bicycle made for two!!

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Two German guests, Thomas & Maria, cycling the Dingle Peninsula in style,
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Inch Beach

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Inch beach is one of Irelands most beautiful blue flag beaches, great for walking, surfing or just relaxing,and only a 5 minute drive (or 30 minute cycle) from us in Annascaul.

Ashes Annascaul Black Pudding

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Annascaul Black Pudding is an artisan homemade black pudding. The Irish black pudding was first made when Ashe’s shop was established in Annascaul in 1916.

The original black pudding recipe has been handed down through three generations of the Ashe family. Continuing in that tradition, Annascaul Black Pudding is handmade by Thomas Ashe on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry.

It is a unique Irish black pudding, is high in iron, contains no artificial additives or preservatives and is low in fat.

Annascaul Black Pudding is renowned for its’ smoothness of texture, rich flavour and high nutritional values. Its’ versatility makes it an ideal element of many meals such as the traditional Irish breakfast, a delicious snack served on crostini with spicy chutney, canapés of black pudding and rhubarb pastries, black pudding lasagne etc. For such reasons Annascaul Black Pudding is the preferred choice for many of Ireland’s best known chefs.

White pudding, dry-cured Rashers and home made traditional pork sausages complement the black pudding. They are also made by hand, using only the highest quality Irish ingredients. Our sausages have half of the fat of competing sausages, are very high in meat content and are described by John McKenna as “peppery, porky perfection”. The rashers are dry cured by hand and are thick-cut.

Our newest family member is our pork and black pudding sausage. It is a great marriage of pork and black pudding.

Have a look at what people have to say about our products under “Product Reviews” to see if we might tempt you….

Annascaul Black Pudding Co offer you suburb quality, combined with personal service.

We only serve Ashes meat in our B&B Irish Breakfast.