Tag Archives: Dingle

Two cool festivals: Dingle Marine Festival and Feile an Phráta

June
13th,
2014

Dingle Marine Festival and Feile an Phráta The Dingle Peninsula is the place to be this month if you’re looking for a few alternative and eclectic festivals to sample. The area is well known for its stunning scenery but that’s not all they use to entice visitors. You can always count on the region to provide some festivals and events that are a bit out-there and this summer is no different. Dingle Marine Festival The first of them is the Dingle Marine Festival or Féile na Mara as it̵ ...

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Easter in Kerry

April
14th,
2014

Easter in Kerry So now that you have a fair idea of some of the events Killarney will be hosting this year, let’s move onto some events flung more further afield. Killarney isn’t the only town in Kerry with a packed Easter schedule and, if some of our events don’t whet your appetite, then we should check out what other towns have planned for this bank holiday weekend. In Kenmare this Wednesday there is a very intriguing musical show being hosted by the Carnegie Arts Centre. It is ca ...

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Seachtain na Gaeilge 2014

March
05th,
2014

Seachtain na Gaeilge Conas atá tú? An bhfuil cúpla focail agat? Lost? You probably are. Irish people’s grasp of the Irish language is up there with their grasp of Mandarin Chinese, unfortunately. But now until St Patrick’s Day (Or Lá Féile Pádraig in Irish)  it’s Seachtain na Gaeilge, a two-week-and-a-bit nationwide language and culture festival designed to get people more interested in the Irish language. It’s had great success in the past and is enjoying even more popu ...

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The Great Irish Famine – Public Talks

February
23rd,
2014

The Great Irish Famine Calling all history aficionados – doing anything on Friday the 7th March? No? Great. Because on that very day in The Garden Restaurant, Muckross House there’s going to be a couple of public talks on that still oh-so prickly subject, The Great Irish Famine. Yes, you know the one. It involved potatoes, or more accurately, a great lack of potatoes. Speaking on the night will be a pair of intellectuals who are more than qualified for the task at hand. Kay Caball, a gene ...

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