Archaeologically Protected Graveyards

A total of 93 graveyards in the ownership of Kerry county Council are listed in the Record of Monuments & Places and statutorily protected under the terms of the National Monuments Acts 1930-2004, a 94th graveyard at Garfinny, Dingle is a National Monument in State ownership. Of these 94 graveyards nine contain structures that are in the ownership or guardianship of the State and are deemed National Monuments while the graveyards at Killagha, Milltown and Kyrie Eleison, Abbeydorney contains structures deemed to be National Monuments in Local Authority ownership.

Between 2006-2012 Kerry County Council in partnership with the Heritage Council undertook a project to survey all of these archaeologically protected graveyards. Only the old sections of these graveyards were surveyed not modern extensions and the record of burials in the surveys reflect the situation at the time of each survey. The map below shows the location of each graveyard and the year of survey. The survey for each of the graveyards is available below in PDF format which are listed below.

List of Archaeological Surveys:

Abbey Island, Derrynane Graveyard Survey 2009
Aghadoe, Archaeological Survey 2009
Aglish Graveyard Archaeological Survey, Minard
Aglish Killorglin, Graveyard Survey 2009
Aghavallen Graveyard, Rusheen, Ballylongford, Co. Kerry
Annagh Graveyard, Archaeological Survey, Blennerville, Co. Kerry
Ardfert Graveyard, Co Kerry
Ardcrone Graveyard Survey 2009
Ballynahaglish Church and Graveyard, Ankail, Co. Kerry
Ballinskelligs Church and Graveyard, Waterville
Ballyduff Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry
Ballynakilly Graveyard, Glenbeigh, Co. Kerry
Ballyseedy Graveyard, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Ballywiheen, Co Kerry
Ballynacourty Graveyard Survey 2009
Beheenagh Burial Ground
Brosna, Graveyard, Co Kerry
Church Island Graveyard, Lough Currane, Waterville
Churchill Graveyard, Tralee, Co Kerry
Churchtown Graveyard, Survey 2009
Cloghane, Dingle Peninsula, Co Kerry
Clogherbrien, Tralee, Co. Kerry.
Coad Graveyard Survey 2009
Cummer Graveyard, Ahane, Glencar, Co. Kerry
Curra Graveyard, Glenbeigh, Co. Kerry
Derryco, Ballyduff, Graveyard survey 2011
Duagh Graveyard Survey 2011
Dunquin Graveyard Dingle Co Kerry
Dunurlin Church and Graveyard Ballyferriter
Dysert Lixnaw Graveyard Survey 2011
Dysert-Castleisland Graveyard Survey 2011
Feaghna Graveyard, Co. Kerry
Freemount Graveyard, Co. Kerry.
Galey, Listowel, Graveyard Survey 2011
Garfinny, Dingle, Co Kerry, Graveyard Survey
Inch Graveyard Survey 2009, Inch East, Co. Kerry
Keel, Boolteens, Castlemaine, Co Kerry
Kenmare Old Graveyard, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Kilbannivane Graveyard, Castleisland, Co Kerry
Kilconly Graveyard, Ballybunion, Co Kerry
Kilcummin Graveyard Survey 2009
Kildrum Dingle, Co. Kerry
Kilfeighney Graveyard, Co Kerry
Kilflynn Graveyard, Co Kerry
Kilgarvan Graveyard, Co. Kerry
Kilgobbin Graveyard Survey 2011
Kilbonane Graveyard Survey 2009
Killagha Abbey and Graveyard Milltown Co Kerry
Killaha Graveyard Survey 2009
Killahan Graveyard, Tonaknock, Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry
Killavarnogue Graveyard, Cloghanelighan, Cahersiveen
Kilduff Children’s Burial Ground
Killehenny Graveyard Survey 2011
Killemlagh Graveyard, The Glen, Ballinskelligs Report 2007
Killury Graveyard, Lissycurrig, Co. Kerry
Kilnaughtin Graveyard Carhoona
Kilquane Graveyard Survey 2011
Kilsarkan East, Graveyard Survey
Knockane Graveyard, Co.Kerry
Killeentierna Graveyard Survey 2011
Killehenny Graveyard Survey 2011
Killorglin, Co Kerry, Graveyard Survey
Kilmakilloge Graveyard, Co.Kerry
Kilmalkedar Graveyard Survey 2011
Kilmore Graveyard, Farranreagh, Valentia Island
Kilmore Graveyard Survey 2011
Kilmurry, Cordal,  Co.Kerry, Graveyard Survey
Kilnanima, Cordal, Graveyard Survey 2011
Kilshannig Graveyard Castlegregory Co Kerry
Kilshenane Graveyard Banemore Listowel Co Kerry
Kiltomy Graveyard Survey 2011
Kilmoyly, Co.Kerry, Graveyard Co Kerry
Knockane, Co.Kerry, Graveyard Co Kerry
Kiltomy, Lixnaw, Graveyard Survey 2011
Kinard, Graveyard Survey 2011
Kilnanare, Graveyard Survey 2009
Knockanure, Newtownsands, Co. Kerry, Graveyard Survey
Lislaughtin Graveyard, Ballylongford, Co. Kerry
Lisselton Church and Graveyard Loughanes, Listowel
Molahiffe, Castlefarm, Co.Kerry, Graveyard Survey 2009
Murher, Moyvane, Co. Kerry, Graveyard Survey 2011
Nohoval Graveyard, Tralee, Co. Kerry
OBraonainn Graveyard, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Rathduff Graveyard Survey 2009
Rathkieran Graveyard, Co. Kerry
Rattoo Graveyard, Ballyduff, Co. Kerry
Srugreana Graveyard, Glebe, Caherciveen
Stradbally Graveyard, Ardbeg, Co,Kerry
Templenoe, Co.Kerry, Graveyard Survey
Ventry Graveyard, Dingle, Co. Kerry
Rathass, Tralee, Co.Kerry

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