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Fenit - A Fossil Walk
Fenit within (the island) and Fenit without (the peninsular village area) are underlain by Waulsortian Limestones. This generally pale-grey limestone ...
Fenit - Little Samphire Lighthouse
Introduction Since 1854 Little Samphire Island Lighthouse (An Fhianait Teach Solais) has served as a navigation light for Tralee Bay. Construction ...
Fenit & Surrounds – The Three Castles, the Old Village & More
Introduction While Fenit Island Square Castle and Barrow Round Castle still dominate the landscape, a lesser known third castle once existed! ...
Fenit & Saint Brendan The Navigator
Introduction The Fenit skyline is marked by the towering St. Brendan commemorative statue, located on the peak of Great Samphire Rock ...
Fenit Port & Marina
Introduction For centuries the Old Port of Fenit was Barrow Harbour. The port was key in medieval times to monastic settlements ...