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Dingle | Daingean Uí Chúis

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The Dingle Peninsula is described by the National Geographic Traveler as “the most beautiful place on earth”.

The Dingle Peninsula is the most westerly area in Europe. It is an Irish speaking region rich in culture and traditions. It is one of Ireland’s most socially and economically vibrant areas.

Fast Facts:


In the 2022 Census Dingle had a population of 1,671. Dingle - Daingean Uí Chúis is the capital town of West Kerry; it’s the largest Gaeltacht town in the country.


Dingle is situated in a Gaeltacht region. The Dingle Peninsula is known for its fierce devotion to traditional Irish culture.


Principal industries in the town are tourism, fishing and agriculture. However, over the years, tourism has become increasingly important to this small community and now, during the summer months, it is transformed into a busy seaside town.


In 1969, the film 'Ryan's Daughter' was shot here, bringing the attractions of this small town and the Dingle Peninsula to the attention of a new audience.