Tag Archives: Kenmare

Kerry Way Cancer Walk 2014

July
10th,
2014

Kerry Way Cancer Walk If you like getting fit and helping people in need well you could do both at once with the Kerry Way Cancer Walk. The Kerry Way Cancer Walk is now in its 9th year and is a three day walking festival which raises funds for Breakthrough Cancer Research which is a charity dedicated to funding effective and efficient new ways of tackling all forms of cancer. The three day event kicks off on Friday the 25th July and runs until Sunday the 27th July. As you may have guessed all the walk ...

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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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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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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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