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You’ll cross obstacles, jump from cliffs, wade through bog, climb through, under and over trees, and plunge into the icy waters of Killary Fjord. All this over a 10km course on the side of a mountain in cold and wet November.
It is a mental and physical challenge and is also great fun. No, really.Read More
The origins of the run at its heart of this festival go back to a pub bet in 1979, when a group of drinkers began to speculate on the fastest way to the top of the nearby mountain.
Now hundreds of people complete the gruelling course annually, while the less active enjoy a range of events around the beach at Strandhill.Read More
The Irish Open, which dates back to 1927, is extremely popular as a spectator event, as is the pro-am which takes place before it – so if you plan to attend, book early.
The venue this year is the beautiful Killarney Golf and Fishing Club, a great venue and one where non-golfers will find plenty to do away from the course.Read More
This is every bit as much as social event as a sailing regatta, which isn’t to say that the competition is not keen, it is, fiercely.
Day time sees quality racing in many different classes on the water, while by night there a fantastic party atmosphere ashore with numerous events, official and unofficial.Read More
The biggest event in Northern Irelands equestrian calendar, with the cream of show jumpers as well a show horses and young stock in attendance.
There is plenty for the non-horsey set to enjoy too, with livestock competitions, a large trade show, a food pavilion with cookery demonstrations and lots of fun activities for kids.Read More
One of the richest races in the world, and at the centre of 3 days of great racing, this is the highlight of the annual racing calendar in Ireland.
But it isn’t all about horses. It’s also an occasion where fashion is very much to the fore with ladies wearing expensive outfits and extravagant hats attracting just as much attention as the thoroughbreds on the track.Read More
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 are those locally who’d rather see it end. That’s unlikely however, and those who love motor racing can, as always, expect hotly contested events and exciting driving.Read More
One of the premier events on the the Irish racing calenders, this 4 day festival always has highly competitive racing, especially in the featured events, the Powers Gold Cup Novice Chase, Irish Grand National and the Ladbrokes.com Handicap Hurdle.
It’s very much a family event, with lots of entertainment to keep those less enthusiastic about the horses happy.Read More
For many people Christmas is not Christmas without a day or two at Leopardstown races. It’s a very festive event, with families very much in evidence.
For those serious about the racing, rather than just the major social event that it is, the cream of Irish and British National Hunt horses will compete for serious prize money.Read More