Winter Breaks at The Moorings, Portmagee

superior seaview room

The Skelligs may be closed for the season but our doors are always open with our amazing winter break offers. Enjoy the wilds of the Atlantic with us this winter. Accommodation specials not to be missed.  “Just back from my second stay in six months! Some of the staff even remembered us! Myself and my […]

Top 5 Things to Do in and Around Portmagee This Autumn

View from Valentia Island

The Moorings in Portmagee is open all year round and we have put together some ideas on what to do when visiting our delightful little village of Portmagee. SKELLIG COAST EXPERIENCE Journey from Portmagee to view Skellig Michael and Monk Trails at Ballinskelligs. View the sites used by Star Wars, inspired by the Monks, or […]

A History of Global Connections on the Wild Atlantic Way

A History of Global Connections on the Wild Atlantic Way The people’s story is one of perseverance and tenacity – leveraging the Skellig’s coastal location to allow the connection across the Atlantic and beyond. The lives and legends of the past remain alive in the villages today, and have helped to developed the Skellig Coast’s […]

I Am Kerry – Poem by Sigerson Clifford

I Am Kerry – Poem by Sigerson Clifford I am Kerry like my mother before me And my mother’s mother and her man Now I sit on an office stool remembering And the memory of them like a fan Soothes the embers into flame. I am Kerry and proud of my name.   My heart […]

We’d Like to Take a Moment to Thank Our Amazing Team of 2016.

With a wonderful, busy summer season 2016 behind us, we would like to take a moment and recognise and thank the amazing team we have with us here at The Moorings in Portmagee. Our kitchen team, lead by Noel have produced many delicious dishes to tantalise our taste buds and we look forward to some […]

Why Should You Visit Portmagee this Summer?

Why Should You Visit Portmagee this Summer? Portmagee is a hidden gem, nestled in a small fishing village on the most South Western tip off the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. Just off the Ring of Kerry, it is a little piece of heaven to visit for every tourist traveling from near and far. […]

Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve

Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve The award of International Dark Sky Reserve came from the International Dark Sky Association ( This means that on clear moonless nights the sky in this South West region of Ireland is simply stunning; with many more astronomical sights to be seen with the naked eye as can be seen […]

Where’s Larry Competition Results

Our “Where’s Larry” week was full of fun, he doesn’t like to venture too far but does get up to a bit of mischief where ever he goes. We have picked our winners (announced on Facebook) – Congratulations! Larry wanted to announce the winners himself and would have done it sooner but he was playing […]