Skellig Michael (Kerry)

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    Skellig Michael, also called Great Skellig, is the larger of the two Skellig Islands, located 11.6 kilometres (7.2 mi) west of the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland.

    A Gaelic Christian monastery was founded on the island at some point between the 6th and 8th century and remained continuously occupied until it was abandoned in the late 12th century. The remains of the monastery, and most of the island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Boat operators run trips to Skellig Michael during the summer season (May to October), weather permitting.

    There are dive sites immediately around the rock.

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    Our weather forecast for Skellig Michael in Kerry is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



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