Cahersiveen, meaning “The Little Stone Fort of Sive”, is a town on the Ring of Kerry in South Kerry.
Irish statesman Daniel O’Connell was born in Cahersiveen in 1775 and the Catholic Church is named in his honour, one of the few Catholic churches in the world dedicated to a layman.
There are a number of Hill Walking trails have been developed, such as the Beentee Loop, the Daniel O’Connell Walk and the Laharn Bog Loop trails.
The Iron Age Stone Forts of Leacanabuaile and Cahergal are two of the most impressive forts of their type in the country.
The biggest weekend of the year in the town is the Celtic Music Festival, an annual festival which takes place on the August Bank Holiday Weekend.
The Cahersiveen Sea Angling Festival takes place each year, with competitors from around Europe taking part.
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