Beara Peninsula , County Cork

This most Westerly point of the Cork peninsulas is also called Bear Haven peninsula. It stretches for over 30 miles , separating Bantry Bay from the Kenmare River estuary , and is dominated by the Caha and Slieve Miskish mountains. The peninsula is linked to Dursey Island by cable car. The spectacular Healy Pass crosses the Caha mountains from Adrigole to Lauragh. It is named after Tim Healy who was appointed Governor General of the new Irish Free State in 1921.

The Beara Peninsula has some truly spectacular scenery and is a must see on your tours of Ireland.