Baile an Sceilg
"The Home of The Monks"
|Country||The Old School House Ballinskelligs|
|Irish Grid Reference||V429657|
|Official name: Baile an Sceilg|
The rocks referred to in the village's Irish name are Skellig Michael and Little Skellig, an ancient monastic colony which lies off the coast from Ballinskellings. The town is also the site of a beach, the ruins of Ballinskelligs Priory of Augustinian Canons Regular, and the remains of Ballinskelligs Castle.