KerryGeo

Discover the wonderful prehistoric landscape of County Kerry, Ireland

Welcome, Fáilte to Kerry Geo

The online portal to geological heritage and geotourism within County Kerry, Ireland

 

Rich in heritage, County Kerry in the South West of Ireland is an ideal venue

for discovering and uncovering diverse heritage of the landscape and its varied geology, archaeology & fauna  

When the land meets the sea - on a journey along the Kerry coast

This blog post is a tribute to Frederick James Foot on the 151st anniversary of his death. I dedicate it to Ms Sheila Breen, a Grand-niece of Frederick James Foot, Irish geologist and botanist.

This is quite an extraordinary story, which I believe needs to be shared. A...

Heritage Week Event - "Kayaking & Geology"  took place 20th August 2017 at Meenoghane Pier, Causeway, North Kerry. This event was the first of its kind in North Kerry.

The Meenogahane stunning coastline is underexplored, under-documented and largely inaccessible, u...

When I saw a photograph of the ripple marks at the highest mountain in Ireland for the first time I wouldn't imagine that my curiosity will lead me to spend a wonderful weekend at the MacGillicuddy Reeks sometime later!

As a part of National Biodiversity Week, Moun...

It must now be more than a year since I found this photograph of ancient ripple marks. The fossilized marks seen on the red sandstone which covers pretty much the entire southern part of County Kerry isn’t anything unusual. What makes it unusual and very special is tha...

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