Tag Archives: Killorglin

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


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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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A truly unique run: Wings for Life World Run Killarney


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Wings for Life World Run God, these races and runs really do come thick and fast now summer is on the horizon. Well, anyway this one looks a real good’un. The Wings for Life World Run is a very ambitious event that is taking place all over the world at the same time. On the 4th May, runners in 34 different countries around the world will start the run at the same time so, in the words of the press release, “the world can come together and run as one”. Smashing.¬†All the proceeds rais ...

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Puck Fair 2013

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Puck Fair This Friday, the 9th of August, the annual Puck Fair festival kicks off for another edition. Famous for purportedly being Ireland’s oldest festival, Puck has been a popular fixture on the Kerry calendar for over 400 years. Each year a mountain goat is captured in the hills overlooking Killorglin and is crowned King Puck. King Puck is given a throne at the top of the town and it is under his watchful eye that the fair takes place. Puck is known nationwide for the wide variety of goods a ...

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