See You at the Dingle Food Festival 2017

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August
09th,
2017

If you have a taste for excellent food and drink, served up against a rugged Atlantic backdrop, you are in for a treat this autumn. The annual Dingle Food Festival takes place from Friday September 29th to Sunday October 1st, and you are cordially invited. Where The setting for this annual feast of delights is the town of Dingle, just 67km from Killarney’s Holiday Village. Perched at the edge of an ancient peninsula battered by Atlantic rollers and steeped in history, Dingle is the perfect location ...

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Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival 2017

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July
28th,
2017

Where: Waterville, Co. Kerry (64km from Killarney’s Holiday Village on the Ring of Kerry) When: August 24th to August 27th 2017 What: The Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival is a celebration of the life and work of Charlie Chaplin, an innovative film maker and advocate for social change. Well, if you are a fan of any of these, you will just have to make your way to Waterville this August for the seventh annual Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival. Why Charlie Chaplin? Waterville was a beloved holid ...

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The Skellig Ring

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July
14th,
2017

You’ve heard of the Ring of Kerry, and you’d have to be hiding under the rock itself not to have heard of the Skellig, but have you heard of the Skellig Ring? A little-known looped route on the Iveragh Peninsula, the Skellig Ring is about an hour’s drive from your holiday home at Killarney’s Holiday Village and well worth the trip. What is the Skellig Ring? Take a detour from the celebrated Ring of Kerry just north of Cahirciveen (if you are travelling anti-clockwise) and follow the R567  (it ...

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Rose of Tralee Festival 2017

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June
28th,
2017

Many a little girl has dreamed of taking to the stage in the Festival Dome to be crowned Rose of Tralee. If you were one of those little girls, or if you would just like a flavour of one of the best family-friendly festivals in the country, book a holiday home at Killarney’s Holiday Village and you’re just a half-hour’s drive from Tralee, where the Rose of Tralee International Festival 2017 takes place from August 16th to 22nd. What to Expect First celebrated in 1959, the Rose of Tralee Internat ...

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Celebrate the 4th of July at Killarney’s Holiday Village

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June
07th,
2017

Killarney might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of the 4th of July, but think again: Our friends in the United States have always had a soft spot for this part of the old sod, with some 500,000 U.S. tourists visiting the southwest of Ireland every year. And the people of Killarney are keen to show how much they appreciate this relationship. Stay at Killarney’s Holiday Village this summer and discover one of the best celebrations of the 4th of July you’re likely to see this ...

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How to See Killarney: Our 5 Best Viewing Spots

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May
27th,
2017

When you stay at Killarney’s Holiday Village, you soon discover just how beautiful this area is. So what is the best way to experience this beauty when you’re short on time? We’ve found some of the best viewing spots in Killarney, so you can take in the best of the scenery with the least amount of effort. Ladies’ View The name says it all, really. Stop at the spot where Queen Victoria’s ladies in waiting and take in all of Killarney’s famous three lakes, surrounded by towering mountains an ...

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Insomnia Gaming Festival Returns to Killarney for 2017

Gaming Killarney
May
06th,
2017

Following the success of last year’s festival, Insomnia Gaming Ireland is back in Killarney for 2017. The venue for the event is the INEC Killarney, just a short walk from Killarney’s Holiday Village. With older kids on their school holidays, and kids at heart in holiday mood, the weekend of June 9th to 11th is the perfect time to revisit the excitement of this headline gaming festival. What’s Insomnia Gaming All About? If you were there last year, you’ll understand how excited we are about th ...

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Killarney Walking Festival Highlights 2017

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April
23rd,
2017

The two-day summer walking festival in Killarney is now a well-established fixture in the calendars of walking enthusiasts nationwide. Offering a range of walks to suit all abilities and levels of fitness, the June festival offers unrivalled walks in a stunning setting, all within easy reach of Killarney’s Holiday Village. You can book your place on the festival website.  If you are thinking of taking part this year, here are some of our picks: Muckross Estate This guided walk is a great introducti ...

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Hit the Road for Ireland BikeFest Killarney 2017

bikefest killarney
April
09th,
2017

Get your June Bank Holiday off to a roaring start and stay at Killarney’s Holiday Village for Ireland BikeFest 2017. Now in its 11th year, Ireland BikeFest was inspired by the vision of hundreds of Harleys rolling into town for the 2006 European H.O.G.® Rally in Killarney. Embraced by locals and visitors both national and international alike, BikeFest is now an established in Killarney’s busy summer calendar. Ireland’s only free open biker festival, the three-day extravaganza is the perfect way ...

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The Kerry Way Your Way

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March
25th,
2017

Booking a holiday home at Killarney’s Holiday Village gives you a great base for exploring the Kerry Way. Some 200km long, the Kerry Way is one of Ireland’s most extensive signposted walking trails, and has become something of a Kerry Camino for those who enjoy long-distance hiking. It starts and ends in Killarney, bringing you right around the Iveragh Peninsula and some of the most breathtaking scenery you are ever likely to experience. The Route Distance: 230km Time Involved: 8 days minimum ...

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