Ballyheigue – “Town of Baile Uí Thaidhg” During the Second Earl of Pembroke Cantillons disembarked to Ireland where the invasion of the “Strongbow” Richard de Clare took place, (they were actually known to be the best Cambro-Normal during those times), and through the approval of Henry II of England who happened to also be the Duke of Normandy and Count of Anjou, Cantillons were discarded the rights from the lands and Elizabeth I transferred the land ownership to the Crosbies.
After some time, one of the heirs of Cantillons officially acknowledges the land under the name “Baron de Ballyheigue”. The historical castle was established inside the town through the efforts made by the Crosbies Family years ago, 1812, but unfortunately, during the War of Independence, the castle was scorched down by the anger from the Army league of Irish Republican. Now, the grounds on the castle have been converted into a classical looking Golf Course. Ballyheigue has picturesque beaches and resorts, Ballyheigue is world wide known for its Castle.
South West Walks in Ballyheigue, Ireland aims to cater groups of people, families and friends to enjoy walking the Dingle Way and enjoy holidays in a great and magnificent spot in County Kerry. This spot also provides great packages for Cork, Burren/Connemara, Donegal, Wicklow, Antrim and other astonishingly several islands off the west coast.
Ballyheigue Castle Golf Course.This is an amazing golf course situated near the Tralee Golf Club and 10 miles far from the Golf of Ballybunion. It officially became functional during 1996 for all the tourist and native Irish people. The golf route is set on full-grown woodland roughly the eighteenth century castle in Ballyheigue. The castle was established gradually by the Crosbies and afterward acquired officially by the Leen family.
Ballyheigue Beaches.This fishing village is a home of beautifully and wonderful beaches situated averagely 10 miles from Tralee and end bound of the community. Unfortunately, cars are not readily easy to get to on the beaches but there are some car parks near the fishing community. People who love Buggying will definitely love the warm beach at Ballyheigue.
Kite and Buggying Spot at Ballyheigue.Though only some people are quite familiar with Banna strand and Buggying, there are many people acclaims that Ballyheigue is a perfect spot for Kiting and Buggying. Onshore breeze will also enfold and completes your stay in Ballyheigue.
Ballyheigue – popularly known as Baile Uí Thaidhg is a fishing village in the County Kerry, Ireland which lies averagely 18 Km from the North of Tralee in R551. Every native Irish and finest tourist applauded its magnificent geographic spot which emphasize various picturesque beach resorts which links to Banna Strand up to the South of Kerry Region.
Indeed, Ballyheigue is an adorable seaside village which name literally mean in English as a “town set on a scenic location.” It tenders naturally beautiful views of the seashore and the magnificent mountain ranges of Dingle Peninsula. Tons of tourists are in love with all the seashore resorts where they can enjoy the cool wind breeze of south end of Ireland. Without a doubt, Ballyheigue reflects with its great beaches. It has been marketed worldwide as a romantically inclined destination for lovers, friends and familiesBallyheigue has been worldwide popularly known for its amazingly historical sites and best viewed beaches that are astonishingly world class.
Local Musicians and Dancing - During the summer months, you can expect to find traditional music Ballyheigue Summer Festival. It’s an annual event for all of the families where everyone can enjoy an action and fun filled daytime activity.
Ballyheigue Racing Event. Everyone can enjoy a great racing event in the magnificent Ballyheigue racing grounds where tourist can enjoy a good view of an adventurous activity.
Ballyheigue Golf Events. Every season there is Golf tournament and cups where people and Irish tourist can indulge their selves with. The Ballyheigue Castle golf club positions on the picturesque view of the Mountain ranges which intensify the golfing experience. There are a lot of golf club offers diversified Golf courses for all the people who are interested.