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An Stricín
Ireland

An Stricín is a mountain peak overlooking the parish of Lispole in County Kerry Lispole is a scattered community, bounded on the north by the mountain and on the south by cliffs and inlets of Dingle Bay. Historically the area consists of two parishes, Kinard and Minard At Kilmurry Bay in Minard are the remains of Minard Castle towering over a dramatic storm beach of large rounded boulders. Nearby are the holy well of St.John, still visited on the saint's pattern day At Kinard is the small beach of Béal, overlooked by the seastack known as An Searrach . The beach is much used by sea anglers. Lispole village, with its church and shops grew up around the bridge over the Owenalondrig River in the nineteenth century. To the north of the main road can be seen Lispole Viaduct, an impressive relic of the Tralee and Dingle Railway. The Dingle Way long distance footpath runs through the area, passing Minard Castle, and Lispole village before joining a mountain track that leads to the old Conor Pass road and into Dingle.

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