The Great Southern Trail


This is a unique 85 km stretch of countryside in West Limerick/North Kerry. It was the route taken by the Limerick – Tralee railway line, which opened in 1867/1880 and closed in 1975/1977. It is an off-road trail which can be used by cyclists and walkers.

The trail commences at Rathkeale, which just a 10 minute drive from Adare and passes through Ardagh, Newcastlewest and Barnagh. The distance of the walk from Rathkeale to Abbeyfeale is 40 km.

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