Corca Dhuibhne/Dingle Peninsula

Located in the south west of Ireland, the Dingle Peninsula is defined by the territory to the west of a line connecting Blennerville to Castlemaine and with an area of 583 sq km and extending 48 km into the Atlantic. It has a resident population of 12,764, with 2,500 living in Dingle Town (CSO, Census, 2016). Second (or holiday) homes account for c. 26% of all houses on the Peninsula and tourism accounts for c. 30% of the local economy. Corca Dhuibhne/Dingle Peninsula 2030 is an initiative aimed at transitioning the Peninsula to a low carbon and resilient community by 2030.