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Meet Ciar, he is a descendant of the O’Connor Chieftain Ciar, the founder of the Kingdom of Kerry. To honour his ancestors his mission is to protect Kerry’s rich folklore & heritage.

Join him on his quest to find the Kingdom’s hidden wildlife while also uncovering some hidden gems on your journey.

Download the Ciar’s Quest app and follow the map & app instructions to help Ciar on his quest to discover the hidden wildlife and gems around the Ross Castle area.

Best of luck!

The Ciar’s Quest trail is approx 3km in length and buggy friendly. (Hint: Look for the first marker on the footbridge approaching the castle).

For further information and to explore other trails please visit or get in touch with us at for any queries or feedback.


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Kerry County Council

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