Brandon, Bréanainn (named after St. Brendan), is a small fishing village with a quay still used by local fishermen. It has a rich heritage of music, language, and dance and is part of the Gaeltacht region, where the Irish language is spoken. Brandon village is situated at the foot of Mount Brandon, on the northern shores of the Dingle Peninsula. Overlooking the inspiringly beautiful Brandon Bay, this region is distinguished by its amazing glacial features. Natural beauty is home here with glacial lakes and valleys, waterfalls, mountain trails and passes and the Atlantic Ocean – a perfect setting for walking, fishing, cycling, swimming, windsurfing, flora, fauna, heritage and culture.