Killarney

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This airticle is aboot the toun in Ireland. For ither uisses, see Killarney (disambiguation).
Killarney

Cill Airne
Toun
St Mary's Cathedral
Offeecial seal o Killarney
Seal
Killarney is locatit in Ireland
Killarney
Killarney
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°03′32″N 9°30′26″W / 52.0588°N 9.5072°W / 52.0588; -9.5072Coordinates: 52°03′32″N 9°30′26″W / 52.0588°N 9.5072°W / 52.0588; -9.5072
KintraIreland
ProvinceMunster
CoontyKerry
CooncilKerry County Council
Dáil ÉireannKerry
European PairlamentSouth
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Toun14,219
 • Urban
12,740
 • Rural
1,479
Irish Grid ReferenceV969909
Wabsteidwww.killarney.ie

Killarney (Erse: Cill Airne, meaning "kirk o sloes") is a toun in Coonty Kerry, soothwastren Ireland. The toun is locatit north o the MacGillicuddy Reeks, on the northeastren shore o the Lough Lein/Leane which are pairt o Killarney National Park. The toun an its surroondin region are hame tae St. Mary's Cathedral, Ross Castle, Muckross House an Abbey, Lakes o Killarney, Torc Waterfall an Gap o Dunloe.

Killarney wis awairdit the "Best Kept Town" awaird for 2007 in a cross-border competeetion jyntly organisit bi the Depairtment o the Environs an the Northren Ireland Amenity Cooncil. Awin tae its naitural heritage, heestory an proximity tae the Dingle Peninsula, Skellig Michael island an its location on the Ring o Kerry, Killarney is a popular tourist destination.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Killarney Legal Town Results". Central Statistics Office. 2011.