Reenard

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Reenard
Town
Reenard is located in Ireland
Reenard
Reenard
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 51°55′59″N 10°16′01″W / 51.933°N 10.267°W / 51.933; -10.267Coordinates: 51°55′59″N 10°16′01″W / 51.933°N 10.267°W / 51.933; -10.267
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Kerry
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Reenard is a townland in County Kerry, Ireland. It is located in the deep south on the Iveragh peninsula on the southwest coast of Ireland opposite Valentia Island about 10 miles west of Cahersiveen. Reenard is connected to the Irish road network by a road crossing the N70 national secondary route at Point's Cross.

Reenard Point, located in the townland, is the mainland terminal for the car ferry to Knightstown on Valentia Island.[1]

Railways[edit]

Next stop, America! Valentia Harbour railway station, formerly the most westerly station in the British Isles.

Valentia Harbour railway station was finally opened on 12 September 1893.[2]

The station closed on 1 February 1960.

GAA[edit]

Reenard is best known in Ireland for its GAA club which has historically supplied players to the Kerry senior football team.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discover Ireland – Valentia Island
  2. ^ "Valentia Harbour station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2012-05-06.