The Derrynane House

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Adresse Location:
Caherdaniel, (County Kerry)

Derrynane House is the former home of Daniel O’Connell (1775-1847), an Irish lawyer who was known for his peaceful advocacy for Irish independence. His house, now intact, has been transformed into a museum dedicated to this historical figure…

Visit Derrynane House

A museum dedicated to Daniel O’Connell

The house is located in a small national park of 120 hectares. You will be able to admire the beauty of its environment, with its surrounding beaches, tropical plants, or deep forests… The house has 2 floors that can be visited:

  • the ground floor contains many memorabilia and objects related to Daniel O’Connell. Most notable are his sword, family portraits, period furniture, and an old blunderbuss that belonged to Robert Emmet.
  • on the second floor, there is a large library, an old armchair where he used to sit during his lifetime, as well as posters and photos.
  • in the outbuildings, don’t miss the float on which the lawyer was paraded in triumph!

The Derrynane House
Practical information

Address Address:
3.5 km from Caherdaniel (N70)

Coordonnées GPSGPS:
51.762483, -10.130513
PricesPrices :
  • 3€
Opening hoursOpening hours:
  • every day from 10:30 to 17:00


The Derrynane House : the map




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