Easter in Killarney: Spring into Spring

Easter in KillarneyEaster comes early this year, and with it another excuse to book a holiday home in Killarney. Take advantage of the first proper holiday of the year and enjoy Easter in Killarney in quality self-catering accommodation at Killarney’s Holiday Village. You could just sit back, relax, and indulge in the comfort of your surroundings, but if you’d like to get out and about, there’s plenty to do:

Circuit Déjà Vu Car Rallies

Date: 26 March 2016–28 March 2016

Location: Killarney, Co. Kerry

Telephone: +44(0)7972879895

Anybody who remembers when the Circuit of Ireland Rally came to Killarney will recall the thrill and excitement of those Easter stages. This year, they have a chance to relive the adventure, as a reunion of drivers, co-drivers, cars, marshals and fans has been organised for the Malton Hotel, just a 5-minute drive from Killarney’s Holiday Village. Beatty Crawford and Plum Tyndall will recreate the old magic over the Easter weekend, reviving friendships, showcasing the cars, and reliving the stages. You can admire the dramatic scenery on the classic stages of the Sunday Run and check out the historic rally cars and their road replicas, classic cars, sports cars and supercars.

Dingle International Film Festival

Date: 17 March 2016–20 March 2016

Location: Dingle, Co. Kerry

The week before Easter sees the tenth celebration of the Dingle International Film Festival. The spectacular setting of Dingle on the rugged Atlantic coast needs no excuse for a visit, but it’s even more appealing with the eclectic selection of films and associated events to entertain you this weekend. The festival will include feature and short film screenings from Ireland and around the world, as well as Animation Dingle, which celebrates the wonderful world of animated films. Even better, Dingle is just an hour’s drive from Killarney’s Holiday Village.

Féile Sléibhteoireachta agus Ceoil, Clochán Bréanainn/Cloghane Brandon Hillwalking and Music Festival

Date: 26 March 2016–28 March 2016

Location: Cloghane, Co. Kerry

Telephone: +353(0)667138137

Combine stunning scenery, invigorating exercise, great company, and uplifting music in one great Easter weekend. This festival opens up a part of Kerry you might not be familiar with, but you should really get to know. Cloghane and Brandon stay out of the spotlight, but guided walks in the area will show you the magic you are missing. In the evening, relax those tired muscles by listening to the best of traditional music.

The Kifenora Ceili Band

Date: Sunday, 27 March, 2016

Location: INEC, Killarney

The Kilfenora Ceili Band is the original of the species, the most renowned traditional band in the world. Attend this exciting evening at the INEC (just minutes from Killarney’s Holiday Village) and you will soon see why the band has endured and thrived for so long. You are in for an energetic evening of expertly choreographed dancing, big-hearted traditional music, uplifting songs, and witty stories.

Feile Neidin – Kenmare Irish Music Festival

Date: 31 March 2016 To 03 April 2016

Location: Kenmare, Co. Kerry

Nestled between the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara, Kenmare is a wonderful setting for this popular celebration of Irish music, song, and dance. Expect to hear the best of Irish traditional and folk music and enjoy the delightful scenery, restaurants, and pubs.