Torc Waterfall

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Torc Waterfall near Killarney

Torc Waterfall (Irish: Easach Toirc) is a waterfall at the base of Torc Mountain, about 5 miles (8.0 km) from Killarney in County Kerry, Ireland.[1]

Painting of Torc Waterfall by Mary Balfour Herbert, who lived nearby at Muckross House.

The falls are one of the landmarks on the 200 kilometre Kerry Way walking tour,[1] and are encompassed in the Killarney National Park.[2] Red deer are frequently seen and heard in the area.[3]

Easy access and parking make the site popular with walkers and tour bus groups,[4] who often visit as part of the Ring of Kerry tour.

A public hiking trail stretches from the waterfall to the top of Torc Mountain.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Killarney to Torc Waterfall
  2. ^ Ireland for Dummies By Elizabeth Albertson, Liz Albertson p290
  3. ^ The Irish Coast to Coast Walk by Paddy Dillon (p156)
  4. ^ Frommer's Ireland Day by Day By Christi Daugherty, Jack Jewers p289

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Coordinates: 52°00′00″N 9°30′22″W / 52.0000°N 9.506°W / 52.0000; -9.506