Torc waterfall

(Easach Toirc)

Torc waterfallThe Torc waterfall is a nice waterfall near Killarney Town in the republic of Ireland. The Irish name for the waterfall is Easach Toirc and is part of the Killarney National Park. The word Torc is from the Irish translation of a « wild boar », and the area is associated with legends involving wild boars.

From Killarney drive south over road N71 to Muckross lake. You cant miss the parking (gps 52.006006, -9.506255) and there are signs for « Torc waterfall ».

From the parking it is a short walk (200 meter) to the base of the picturesque waterfall. Although the waterfall is only 20 meter high, it is located in a gorgeous scenery.

The highest waterfall in the Republic of Ireland is the Powercourt waterfall, definitely a visit worthwhile!

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About Torc waterfall

CountryWaterfalls in the Republic of Ireland
RegionKerry
LocationKillarney, Kenmare
RiverOwengarriff River
Height20m
Latitude52.002195
Longitude-9.506404
Best visitAfter heavy rainfall
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