PORTMAGEE HERITAGE TRAIL
Trace the heritage of Portmagee by following the trail of plaques and places of interest around the village.
Portmagee, perched on the edge of the Atlantic, is the departure point for the local fishing fleet and visitors to the Skellig Rocks. Set into a coastline spectacular in natural beauty, its people are heirs to a unique cultural heritage.
The heritage of Portmagee reflects its strategic location as a gateway to, and haven from the majestic Atlantic Ocean. Themes of human love and loss, hope and faith, learning and endeavour, all intertwine in its rich history.
1. St. Patrick’s Church
2. History of St. Patrick’s Church
3. Wild birds of the area
4. How Portmagee got its name
5. Amhrán na Leabhar
6. Memorial to those lost at sea
7. History of the Old Year
8. History of the anchor from the Crompton
9. Fishing in Portmagee
10. Fishing in Portmagee (cont.)
11. Education – a proud heritage
12. Story of Lovers’ Lane