Derrynane House

Entertainment & Arts

Europe, Ireland, County Kerry

Derrynane House (Irish: "Teach Dhoire Fhionáin") was the home of Irish politician and statesman, Daniel O'Connell. It is now an Irish National Monumement and part of a 320 acre (1.3 km²) National Park. Derrynane House is the ancestral home of Daniel O'Connell, lawyer, politician and statesman. Situated on 120 hectares of parklands on the scenic Kerry coast, the House displays many relics of O'Connell's life and career. Access for visitors with disabilities to ground floor. The house is located on the Iveragh peninsula on the Ring of Kerry near the village of Derrynane in County Kerry, Ireland (3.5 km from Caherdaniel (off N70 - "Ring of Kerry"). It was first visited in early April 1968 by Robert and Jean Cissne of Iowa, USA, two weeks before it officially opened. Guided Tours: Available on request. Maximum number: 40 Duration: 30 minutes Outdoor self-guiding trail. Leaflet/Guide Booklet: English, Irish, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Dutch Audio Visual Presentation: Seating: 60 Duration: 25 minutes Languages: English