Tag Archives: Parade

Killarney’s 4th of July celebrations

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June
12th,
2014

4th of July in Killarney The 4th of July is a weird holiday for us Europeans. It’s one of those holidays you see on American tv and think “well that looks like bloody good fun”. It’s good news then that Killarney will this year be hosting its first every 4th of July celebrations. Organised by the Killarney Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, the celebrations aim to celebrate Killarney’s strong links with the USA and thank American tourists for being such keen visitors of the ...

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Ireland Bike Fest returns to Killarney for 2014

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May
02nd,
2014

Killarney BikeFest Rev up those engines, crank up the noise and put the pedal to the metal because the Ireland Bike Fest, Ireland’s premier international motorcycle festival, is coming back to Killarney this month, running from May 30th to June 2nd. The weekend long festival is now an annual fixture on Killarney’s summer calendar and sees hundreds of motorbike enthusiasts converge on Killarney for a weekend of fun, food and Harleys. Its popularity has skyrocketed in recent years and has be ...

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St Patrick’s Day Parade 2014 in Killarney

March
14th,
2014

St Patrick’s Day Parade 2014 in Killarney I made a passing reference to it a few blog posts ago but I’ve got more details for you on next Monday’s Paddy’s Day parade so let’s give it its own post. Here’s the bizz – It kicks off at the later-than-usual time of 2pm. This year’s parade is dedicated to the legacy of Killarney’s Town Council as it will be shut down and incorporated into a wider South Kerry Council. It will be led by Paddy Courtney, the ...

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5 tips for St. Patrick’s Weekend in Killarney

March
09th,
2014

St Patrick’s Weekend in Killarney It’s Paddy’s Weekend. You’re visiting Killarney for it. Want some advice from a local on how to have a cracking weekend? Course you do! And it’s in list-format and all. St Patrick’s Weekend in Killarney 1. If you’re planning on going to the parade, get in early Especially if you’ve got kids. There has been no confirmation (online, at least) of when the parade actually kicks off but it’s usually around the 1pm mark. ...

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St. Patrick’s Day in Killarney

Finally. After what feels like months of waiting (It was actually only two), we are finally approaching the second bank holiday of the year. We’ve made it through the dreary winter months of January and February and now the lovely Spring is ready to greet us with open arms. Finally. And, to top it off, it’s St Patrick’s Day. A day when every one in the world pretends that they’re Irish. So what has Killarney got in store for Paddy’s Day? It is, more or less, the start of ...

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