Tag Archives: Irish Dancing

Fleadh Cheol na Mumhan 2014

June
29th,
2014

Fleadh Cheol na Mumhan 2014 If you’re interested in Irish music, dance and culture and also interested in not breaking the bank then you are in luck because this July Killarney will be playing host to the 2014 Fleadh Ceol na Mumhain. To those not familiar with the Irish language, that translates to Music Festival of Munster. The Fleadh is being organised by 5 local branches, Kilcummin, Fossa Two Mile, Glenflesk, Killarney and Sliabh Luachra and will be held over seven days between Monday the 14t ...

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Irish music and dance show Celtic Steps begins its summer run.

June
05th,
2014

Celtic Steps If traditional Irish music and raucous Irish dancing are your thing then you should check out the highly acclaimed show Celtic Steps which has recently opened in the INEC for its summer run. The popular show is now in its 3rd season as resident show in the INEC and has garnered rapturous praise from tourists and locals alike. The show is a showcase of the diverse history and culture of  Irish music and dancing throughout the years – from its ancient roots in sean-nós to the more m ...

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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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St Patrick’s Weekend nightlife in Killarney

March
11th,
2014

St Patrick’s Weekend nightlife in Killarney It’s probably going to be one of the busiest weekends of the year this coming one so you can be certain that Killarney will be pulling out all the stops to satisfy the partying needs of locals and visitors alike. All the bars and clubs are sure to be buzzing all weekend and with Ireland vs France 6 Nations decider on Saturday evening and the Manchester United vs Liverpool Premier League match on Sunday afternoon, there’ll be plenty to keep ...

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The Gathering Festival Killarney waltzes into town

January
30th,
2014

The Gathering Festival Killarney Not to be confused with 2013’s year-long, nationwide festival, The Gathering Festival Killarney is a traditional Irish culture and music festival that has been held annually in the INEC, Killarney since 2000. A vast array of talented and renowned musicians have performed at the festival in years gone by including Altan, Dervish and Teada. This year’s festival, which is being held between the 19th and 21st of February promises to be even more exciting. Whi ...

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All Ireland Irish Dancing Championships

June
07th,
2013

If you’re visiting Ireland from abroad you probably want to experience some of Ireland’s more traditional activities and past-times. Ireland has become very modernised in the last 20 years but it still retains its links with its colourful and Celtic past. Irish Dancing is one of Ireland’s most famous and most popular traditional past-times and if you’re a fan of it then you’re in luck for this month  The Glenegae Hotel, Killarney will be host to the Cumann Rince Dea Mhea ...

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