An afternoon spent in the Heritage Centre
will give any visitor a valuable insight
into the local area.

 

The Old Barracks, Cahersiveen Heritage Ctr.

Welcome to the homepage of
THE OLD BARRACKS
Cahersiveen, Co.Kerry.

The Old Barracks was constructed between 1870 and 1875 and served as the Royal Irish Constabulary Barracks. It has an interesting history which can be further looked at in the information page.

Today it serves as a Heritage Centre for the Iveragh Peninsula. It is home to various exhibitions that relate to the local area, including The Great Southern and Western Railway, The Life and Times of Daniel O'Connell, The Fenin Rising of 1867, The 1916 Rising and Monsignor Hugh O' Flaherty (The Scarlet Pimpernel).

Toilets are available and there is also a lift to all floors.

OPENING TIMES
Mon - Fri: 10am. - 4.30pm.
Sat: 11.30am - 4.30pm Sun: 1pm - 5pm.
ENTRANCE FEES (2007)
Adults: 4
OAP and Children: 2
Students: 3.50
Family of 2 Adults and 2 Children: 9
Groups of 10 - 20: 3 pp; Over 20: 2 pp
Website co-funded under EU LEADER+ Initiative for Rural Development, administered in this area by the South Kerry Development Partnership Ltd.
 
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About the local area  
Fáilte go dtí an Barraic ~ Welcome to The Old Barracks
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