What's on in Kerry

The Gathering Festival

A lively weekend of traditional music & dance which celebrates the rich culture and diversity of traditional Irish music and dance. Events are very varied and include music workshops, sessions and …

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Dingle International Film Festival

The 2009 festival had a comedy theme, with showings in unusual venues such as the local bowling alley and cattle mart. We don't yet know what 2010 will bring, but …

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Rally of the Lakes

One of the foremost events in the Irish motor racing calendar, with competitors coming from Ireland north and south as well as overseas. It's not been without controversy though, and there …

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Listowel Writers Week

Listowel has been running its annual Writers Week since 1970 and it is an event that continues to attract the cream of Irish and overseas writers as speakers and workshop …

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Listowel Food Fair

Now in its 17th year, the Listowel Food Fair is the longest running food festival in Ireland and aims to showcase the food producers of Kerry, which it certainly does, …

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Puck Fair

Where do you even begin with Puck Fair?  It’s old for a start, it got official recognition from James I in 1603 and it was probably already ancient at that time. …

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Rose of Tralee

Based around the famous song “The Rose of Tralee” this is essentially a competition where young women of Irish ancestry from all over the world, take part in a personality …

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Dingle Food & Wine Festival

Dingle is a known for its great restaurants and local artisan foods - this festival gives you a taste, literally, of the best of Irish food. The Taste Trail takes you …

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Portmagee Old Year Festival

For almost two hundred years Portmagee in Kerry has held a unique and wonderful New Year's Eve parade, celebrating the death of an old year and the birth of new …

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