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Killarney Walking Festival 2014

Killarney Walking Festival There are few places on Earth – never mind Ireland – more suited to a walking festival than Killarney. Not only does Killarney boast dense woodland and commanding peaks but the scenery  on offer when one is walking in Killarney is almost unparalleled. So with that in mind, the Killarney Walking Festival, which is being held between the 20th and 22th June, sounds like an absolute no-brainer. It’s new to Killarney’s summer calendar this year but with e ...

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An arts and music festival with a difference: K-Fest

May
15th,
2014

K-Fest This June bank holiday weekend if you’re looking for ambitious art, live music and unique cinema, then you should head to nearby Killorglin and check out the K-Fest. K-Fest is an annual music and arts festival held and has gone from strength to strength in recent years. This year’s programme is very exciting and indeed audacious. There are very few small festivals with such an ambitious programme of events as K-Fest and its colourful and eccentric performers and artists bear witness ...

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Killarney Races: May 2014 edition

April
28th,
2014

Killarney Races You know summer is on the way when the Killarney Races comes to town. The May festival kicks off on the Sunday 11th of May and runs until the Tuesday the 13th. This is the first edition of the Races which will also host festivals in July and August. The racecourse is located down the Ross Road and has been called the “most scenic racecourse in Ireland”. Well, I pulled that quote from the Killarney Races website and they may not be the most impartial authority on the subject ...

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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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This week in Killarney

Killarney The Christmas in Killarney festival is well and truly in full swing now and with Sunday being the 8th of December (The traditional beginning of the Christmas season in Ireland), we thought we’d give you a low-down on all the festive fun you can have in Killarney next week. The weekend Oh, where to start. Well tonight Bell X1 are playing in the INEC, with support from Ireland’s latest bright young things Walking on Cars. It all kicks off in there at 7.30pm. This weekend has appar ...

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Christmas in Killarney

November
29th,
2013

Christmas in Killarney The Christmas in Killarney festival kicked off on Friday with the annual and always popular Children’s Parade and turning on of the lights. The whole town is really getting in a festive mood with December fast approaching; you may have noticed already the candy cane bollards lining some of the streets and the jaunting carts which have been converted into sleigh rides. The programme for this year is bigger and better than ever. Conceived in 2005, Christmas in Killarney is a ...

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Kenmare Food Carnival

Kenmare is a delightful little town about 30 minutes south of Killarney. The road to it indeed is one of the most scenic roads in Ireland, winding its way along a mountain trail up to and through Moll’s Gap. If it’s not on your itinerary already, I suggest you pencil in the weekend of the 12th-14th of July to travel to Kenmare for it is that weekend the Kenmare Food Carnival is taking place. I think that should be enough to persuade you. When you see the words “food” and “ ...

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