on the Ring of Kerry
Sneem is a beautiful quirky village situated on the Iveragh Peninsula, on the ring of Kerry in County Kerry, in the southwest of Ireland. It lies on the estuary of the River Sneem. National route N70 runs through the town.
The village is mainly comprised of two squares, North Square and South Square which are connected by a bridge over the River Sneem.
Sneem has some outstanding sculptures in the village. These include a sculpture of a panda donated by the Peoples Republic of China and a plaque in memory of President Charles De Gaulle who visited the village a few times.
Learn of the area's local geology at the Kerry Geopark and experience the sensory garden, riverside wildlife trail and rare coral beach.
Check out the local farmer's market for delicious treats, discover the delights of The Kerry Way walking route, or plan your visit around the Sneem Family Festival and see everything from street entertainment to crab fishing.