Valentia Island

Valentia Island

Island in the Republic of Ireland

  • Area
    257
  • Population
    665 (2011)
  • Location
    Atlantic Ocean
  • Largest settlement
    Knightstown
  • Did you know
    Valentia was the eastern terminus of the first commercially viable transatlantic telegraph cable.
Valentia Island Profiles
  • About

    Valentia Island is one of Ireland's most westerly points. It lies off the Iveragh Peninsula in the southwest of County Kerry. It is linked to the mainland by the Maurice O'Neill Memorial Bridge at Portmagee.

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