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, very deliciously!
The don’t miss dinner of the week is definitely the ‘opulent’ four course Georgian Feast at the Listowel Arms, a hotel which itself dates from the Georgian era.Read More
These are hotels that will make you feel pampered and special and lucky in locations you are quite likely to visit on a tour of Ireland.
Naturally they all have the great accommodation, service and facilities but they also have that extra ‘something’ that makes a good hotel a truly great one.Read More
Based in Tralee in Co Kerry and in 2009 centered around the Ballyroe Heights Hotel, the Shindig Festival features great Irish music, singing and storytelling and gives a central place to set dancing and Sean-Nós dancing.
As well as ceilis each night, and lots of music, there are also singing and dancing workshops where you can hone your skills!Read More
Skellig Micheal off the Kerry coast is a World heritage site, site of an ancient Christian Monastery and an important wild bird sanctuary.
But it’s more than that, it’s an extraordinary place and although the climb to the top is arduous a visit to Skellig Michael is an experience you will never forget.Read More
Held in honour of a celebrated local fiddle player, this weekend celebrating traditional music is very popular with musicians.
There is a distinct style of playing in this region of Ireland, which is wonderful to listen to and also great for those who love to dance.Read More
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 facilitators.
The less well known come in number too, not just to meet, exchange views, listen to readings and attend workshops but for the legendary Listowel ‘craic’.Read More
A mecca for tourists, Killarney is for some their favourite place in Ireland and for others a place best avoided and something of a tourist trap.
However there is a reason all those people flock there – the surrounding countryside and especially the coastline is among the most spectacularly beautiful in the world and there is a lot to see and do.Read More