Category Archives: Killarney

Christmas in Killarney

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Festivites kick off in Killarney on November 23rd with the annual magical parade at 6pm  It’s a magical parade with the main man himself Mr Clause and all his little helpers.  But it’s not just restricted to the enjoyment for children, you can enjoy the sleigh rides starting at Christmas Island. If that wasnt enough, the INEC have great shows lined up from here to New Years  and beyond and we are perfectly located next to the venue for groups! We don’t just sell a room, we give yo ...

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Killarney National Park


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On the first Saturday of September, you would imagine the park would be a quite sanctuary with children back at school, but it is quite the opposite. Throughout the year, Killarney is buzzing with activity, from outdoor enthusiasts, bus tours, locals and so much more. Set within the bounds of Killarneys spectacular mountains, Killarney National Park has a myriad of tracks and trails to suit all abilities.  The walk from Muckross House within the main gate of the park, to the beaches with hidden caves ...

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Killarney Mountain Festival 2019


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  This year, Killarney’s Holiday Village are giving €50 off every booking for Killarney Mountain Festival.  Book today by contacting us on info@killarneysholidayvillage.com or give Breda a call on 089704342.  Quote Killarney Mountain Festival when booking. Following on from the roaring success of Killarney Mountain Festival 2018, come and join the even bigger & better 2019 event! Just some of the cool activities on offer will include a Kiddies junior Quest Adventure race, Cultural a ...

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Escape to the Old Kenmare Road

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Think you’ve seen Killarney National Park? You haven’t until you’ve walked the Old Kenmare Road. Just a five-minute drive from Killarney’s Holiday Village, it looks particularly beautiful in Autumn, as the summer foliage turns to gold and the lowering sun highlights the crags and hills that line this superb trail. Here’s what you need to know: Where is it? Your holiday home at Killarney’s Holiday Village is the ideal place to stay if you plan on exploring any or all of this 16km trail ...

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Summer in Kerry: How to Beat the Heat

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Kerry is a beautiful place but not generally known for its hot weather. Luckily, you can always enjoy any sunshine at Killarney’s Holiday Village, with its inviting courtyard seating. This summer has  shown just how tropical the Kingdom can seem when the sun shines down, and here are the places we recommend if it all gets a bit too hot for you: Beaches Of course, we’re biased, but we think the best beaches in the country (maybe even the world) are in Kerry. From Inch, Castlegregory, and D ...

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Killarney Races 2018

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Killarney Racecourse must be one of the most scenic venues of its kind in the world. Just a few minutes away from your holiday home at Killarney’s Holiday Village, the racecourse is situated on the Ross Road, next to Killarney National Park. It overlooks the lakes and mountains and offers three festivals of top quality race meetings every summer. Here’s your guide to Killarney Races 2018: Horses for Courses Killarney’s first race meeting is in May. The remaining fixtures for 2018 are as foll ...

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Ireland BikeFest 2018

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It’s hard to believe that this year marks the 12th annual Ireland BikeFest in Killarney. Things have grown a lot since the first event in 2007, but such is the popularity of the event that it just seems to rev into a higher gear every year.  Even better, the centre for the festival is the Gleneagle Hotel, within minutes of Killarney’s Holiday Village, so you won’t have far to go. Here are some of the highlights of the 2018 Ireland Bikefest: A Force to Be Reckoned With Tour the areas where scene ...

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The Ultimate Killarney Peaks Challenge

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Do you love the mountains? Are you looking for a new challenge? What are you doing this May 19th? Book a holiday home in Killarney’s Holiday Village and get yourself down here for the ultimate Killarney Peaks Challenge for the most exciting and memorable mountain adventure of 2018. What You Need to Do First of all, if you have what it takes to navigate 25 kilometres across difficult terrain and an accumulated ascent of 2,450 metres, register for the Killarney Peaks Challenge. Then, get yourself to C ...

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Easter in Killarney – Celebrate Spring 2018

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Easter Sunday falls on the first of April this year, but you’ll prove you’re nobody’s fool if you choose to spend Easter in Killarney this year. Book a modern holiday home in Killarney’s Holiday Village, and you will be close to everything for this uplifting spring festival. Raise your spirits after the dark days of winter with a family cycle in Killarney National Park or a romantic meal for two in the heart of Killarney town. Here are some ideas to get your Easter Break in Killarney off to th ...

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Winging It: Where Eagles Dare in Killarney

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Look up to the skies over Killarney’s lakes and mountains and you might just see a magnificent eagle soaring overhead. You might not normally associate this regal bird with the southwest of Ireland, but eagles have been a feature of Killarney’s fauna since 2007. The great thing is you don’t have to head out into the wilds to see them: Book a holiday home at Killarney’s Holiday Village, and you may very well spot one or a pair as you wander the lake shore or hike in Killarney National Park. I ...

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