The Skellig Coast Story – The Cradle of Ireland’s Nationhood

Despite its seeming isolation, the Skellig Coast has played a significant role in the building of Ireland as a nation – a role that has evolved and been shaped throughout history by the forces of the Atlantic. With its shores regarded as the cradle of Gaelic civilisation following the landing of the Milesians in 700BC, […]

We Are Hiring – Apply Today

We are looking for: Restaurant Supervisor Waiting Staff Receptionist Part-time and Full-time positions available. All positions are starting immediately. Please apply with your CV to The Moorings: or call: 087 2390010

Journeys Inspired by the Skellig Monks


The Skellig Coast Experience You can not help but find inspiration in this place, with its power woven deep into the sights, sounds and stories of the region. Just as the monks’ quest for spiritual connection led them on a journey to the remote corners of the ‘Edge of the World’, it is easy to […]

Messier Marathon Weekend Accommodation Package at The Moorings, Portmagee

Messier Marathon Weekend Accommodation Package at The Moorings, Portmagee Charles Messier catalogued 100 night sky objects in the 1700s. Join top notch astronomers attempting to observe them all in one night. 2 Nights B&B Only €80 pps Live music in the Bridge Bar Friday night Food available all day TO BOOK CALL US ON 066 […]

Things To Do in Portmagee

The Moorings, Portmagee Portmagee is the perfect place to base yourself to see the Skellig Ring and The Moorings is one of the most popular and welcoming places to stay.   There has never been a more exciting time to visit. The Skellig Ring has been ranked alongside some of the world’s most extraordinary travel […]

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 […]

The Moorings Takes Best Rural Business Award-2016 Kerryman Business Awards

The Moorings Guesthouse and Restaurant Portmagee, County Kerry (11/25/2016) is the best rural business award winner in the 2016 Kerryman Business Awards for their innovative business ideals, positive impact on the community and their exceptional customer service standards. The kerryman awards for business excellence were set up to reward people who make top quality business […]

Black Friday Sale 50% Off Accommodation

Black Friday Flash Sale – Save 50% on Accommodation. ONLY €40 room only – bookings valid from 25th November to March 2017. The Perfect Christmas Gift Buy your gift vouchers – you only have 24 hours to purchase them at this price. Starts Friday 25th November 2016 for 24 hours only.  Terms and conditions apply. […]

Memorable Moments of 2016

In September we asked you to post your favourite memory, image or video from your visit in Portmagee in 2016. The Memorable Moment with the most amount of likes will receive a voucher for 2 nights B&B for 2 people at The Moorings plus a bottle of wine. We would like to thank all of […]