Kenmare Heritage Centre
The Square, Kenmare Route Planner
The Green Guide

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Opening hours

Jun-Aug: 9am-6pm; Easter-May and Sep: daily except Thu and Sun 9.30am-5pm - closed in low season


The centre presents the region's stone circles and megaliths, charts the town's history and recalls the suffering endured during the Great Famine. It also relates the story of how nuns from the local convent taught the local girls the art of lacework, which was to become a major regional craft.


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    MICHELIN 2020
    179 m - Main Street, Kenmare V93
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    MICHELIN 2020
    211 m - 35 Main Street, Kenmare V93
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    MICHELIN 2020
    355 m - Shelbourne Street, Kenmare V93 X3XY