Every once and a while I’ll pop out a post on Instagram asking the Irish Road Trip community for their recommendations.

It could be for guidance on things to do in a particular county, the location of some off the beaten track gems to discover or, as was the case in this instance, pubs to visit on a trip to County Kerry.

The reason I asked the question is because I’m in the middle planning a road trip to Kerry in July and the few people I’ve mentioned it to have told me to drop into Dick Macs in Dingle for a pint.

While I’ve added this colorful little boozer to my to-do-list, I’m keen to sample as much of the Kerry pub scene as physically possible.

So, I asked the community for recommendations. And they answered. Hundreds of them.

Here are 17 pubs in Co Kerry on my mini-bucket list for this July that you can add to yours (in no particular order).

1 – Dick Macks Pub, Greene Street, Dingle, Co. Kerry

dick macs pub dingle
Photo © The Irish Road Trip

2 – Foxy Johns, Main St, Dingle, Co. Kerry

foxy johns pub dingle
Photo by James Smyth

3 – South Pole Inn, Main Street, Annascaul, Co. Kerry

the souith pole inn pub
Via the South Pole Inn on Facebook

4 – The Blind Piper, Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry

the blind piper in kerry

5 – Murphy’s Bar, Brandon, Co. Kerry

murphys pub dingle
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6 – Freddie’s Bar, Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry

freddies bar kerry
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7 – McCarthys Bar, Upper Main Street, Dingle, Co. Kerry

mccarthys bar dingle town
Photo by Evin O’Keeffe

8 – Tigh Ui Chathain (Kane’s Bar), Ballyferriter, Co. Kerry

kanes bar kerry
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9 – Currans Bar, Main St, Dingle, Co. Kerry

currans bar kerry
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10 – John Benny’s Pub, Strand St, Dingle, Co. Kerry

john bennys pub
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11 – Foleys Bar, East Inch, Inch, Co. Kerry

foleys bar inch kerry
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12 – The Mighty Session, Main Street, Dingle, Co. Kerry

the mighty session dingle
Photo by Helen Suk

13 – PF McCarthy’s, Main St, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

pf mccarthys pub
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14 – O’Flaherty’s Pub, Bridge St, Dingle, Co. Kerry

o'flaherty's pub kerry
Via the Dingle Post

15 – Kate Kearney’s Cottage, Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Kate kearney's cottage in kerry
Photo by Jonathan Haring

16 – O’Sullivan’s Courthouse Pub, The Mall, Dingle, Co. Kerry

O'Suillivans Bar Dingle
O’Suillivans Bar Dingle

17 – Sean Og’s, Bridge St, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Sean Ogs pub
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And that's a wrap!
As always, I’m keen to hear what you think below! Is there a pub you’ve been to that should have made the list?