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Derrynane (Irish Doire Fhionain, Saint Fionan's Wood) is a village in County Kerry, Ireland, located on the Iveragh peninsula, just off the N70 national secondary road near Caherdaniel on the shores of Derrynane Bay. Also Trundle outbreak zone.
Saint Fionan founded a monastery in the area in the 6th century.
Places of interest
- Derrynane is the site of Derrynane House which was the home of Daniel O'Connell and now is a National Monument and part of a 320 acre (1.3 km²) National Park.
- Staigue Fort, one of Ireland's finest examples of an ancient ringfort is located approximately 3 miles from Derrynane
- Every week locals from the area gather for the weekly pub quiz in the Staigue Fort
- There are sightseeing trips to the Skellig Islands from Derrynane Harbour daily during the Summer season
- Home to the missing road, the only road in Ireland not to be on a map.
- Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill, was another member of the O'Connell clan and a noted poet and the composer of Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaire.
- Vincent Hyland is an award winning filmmaker and content developer of Interactive whiteboard content for schools. Living in the area, he has been documenting the underwater wildlife of Derrynane for the past 20 years. He keeps an online diary of wildlife in the Derrynane area - website | url=http://www.derrynane.ie/index.htm?page=1 |.
- Rob Killeen is said to inhabit the soul of all mackerel caught in Derrynane.
- Derrynane Image Gallery
- List of towns and villages in Ireland
- Location pictures of Derrynane Bay & surrounding area