Welcome to Kerry

The Kingdom of Kerry
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Welcome to Kerry

The Kingdom of Kerry...Kerry means the "people of Ciar", the name of the pre-Gaelic tribe who lived in parts of the county. County Kerry is in southwest Ireland and is part of Munster province.

Travelling to Kerry has never been easier. With a modern road network in place and daily train and bus services. Better still fly direct to Kerry County Airport, with flights arriving from Frankfurt Hahn (Germany), Luton and Stansted (England), Dublin, Faro (Portugal) and Alicante (Spain). It's 1 hour from Cork Airport and Shannon Airport and 3 hours from Dublin Airport. It's easy to get here. 

  

Accommodation in Kerry...is of the highest standard in Europe, with a huge choice of hotelsb & b'sguesthousesself-cateringhostels and camping

Dining out in the Kingdom...is a treat. With everything from award winning restaurants, rustic cafes, the dependable takeaway and the traditional Irish Pub.

Top 10 to Do and See in : North Kerry Region, Tralee Region, Castleisland & East Kerry Region, The Dingle Peninsula Region, Mid-Kerry Region, Glenbeigh Region, Killarney Region, Ring of Kerry (North) Region, Ring of Kerry (South) Region and Kenmare Region.

 

Féile Na Bealtaine April 27th - May 1st 2017

Féile Na Bealtaine April 27th - May 1st 2017

Date: Thursday - Monday April, May 2017
Destination: Dingle
Author: Mary Walsh

Féile na Bealtaine is an arts and politics festival that takes place on the Dingle Peninsula every May bank...

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Tralee Food Festival September 22nd - 24th 2017

Tralee Food Festival September 22nd - 24th 2017

Date: Friday - Sunday 22nd - 24th September 2017
Destination: Tralee
Author: Mary Walsh

Tralee Chamber Alliance is in the process of organising Tralee’s second annual Food Festival, showcasing...

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Dingle Food Festival September 29th, 30th, October 1st 2017

Dingle Food Festival September 29th, 30th, October 1st 2017

Date: Friday - Sunday Sept 29th, 30th Oct 1st September, October 2017
Destination: Dingle
Author: Mary Walsh

Highlights of the Dingle Peninsula Food Festival include a taste trail in over 60 outlets, where festival...

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Dingle International Film Festival March 23rd - 26th 2017

Dingle International Film Festival March 23rd - 26th 2017

Date: 23rd - 26th Thursday - Sunday March 2017
Destination: Dingle
Author: Mary Walsh

IT’S AWARDS SEASON!—DINGLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TO SCREEN A HOST OF OSCAR-NOMINATED FILMS The...

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Marty Mone

Marty Mone

Date: 29th April 2017
Destination: INEC Acoustic Club, Killarney

Marty Mone will be slipping the clutch live at the INEC Acoustic Club on the 29th April 2017 Date: 29th...

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The High Kings

The High Kings

Date: 16th April 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

The High Kings live at the INEC on the 16th April 2017 THE HIGH KINGS are the true heirs of Ireland’s folk...

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Paddy Dennehy & The Red Herring

Paddy Dennehy & The Red Herring

Date: 15th April 2017
Destination: INEC Acoustic Club, Killarney

Paddy Dennehy & The Red Herring are a group who draw influences from as far back as the early 1900's right up...

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Pat Shortt - How

Pat Shortt - How's Tings

Date: 12th January 2018
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Pat Shortt Live with his comedy show at The INEC Killarney - Friday, January 12th 2018 How’s Tings? The...

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Me and My Girl

Me and My Girl

Date: 22nd, 23rd & 24th March 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Killarney Musical Society presents Me & My Girl in the INEC Killarney on 22nd, 23rd and 24th March...

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Des Bishop

Des Bishop

Date: 03rd June 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

One Day You’ll Understand! Des is old enough now to know that when his Mom used her favourite expression,...

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Jack O

Jack O'Rourke, Ian Whitty & The Exchange

Date: 18th March 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

A music lovers treat awaits you Saturday March 18th when Jack O Rourke and Ian Whitty and The Exchange take...

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Killarney Walking Festival June 9th, 10th & 11th 2017

Killarney Walking Festival June 9th, 10th & 11th 2017

Date: Friday - Sunday June 2017
Destination: Killarney
Author: Mary Walsh

Steeped in history and full of unique character whether your interest is in history, culture, wildlife or...

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Cahersiveen Festival of Music & The Arts August 4th - 6th 2017

Cahersiveen Festival of Music & The Arts August 4th - 6th 2017

Date: Friday - Sunday August 2017
Destination: Cahersiveen
Author: Mary Walsh

The Cahersiveen Festival of Music & the Arts is held each year in Cahersiveen town on the August Bank Holiday...

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Rose of Tralee International Festival

Rose of Tralee International Festival

Date: Wedneday August 2017
Destination: Tralee
Author: Mary Walsh

2016 Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney Rose of Tralee, Elysha Brennan, 2015 Rose of Tralee The Rose of...

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Mike Denver

Mike Denver

Date: 15th April 2017
Destination: Gleneagle Hotel Ballroom, Killarney

Mike Denver with special guest live at The Gleneagle Hotel and Apartments Killarney. Mike Denver first...

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Ronan Collins Showband Show

Ronan Collins Showband Show

Date: 12th March 2017
Destination: The Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney

Ronan Collins Showband live at The Gleneagle Hotel & Apartments as part of our 60th birthday celebrations -...

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My Brother Joe

My Brother Joe

Date: 13th March 2017
Destination: The Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney

My Brother Joe - A Tribute to Joe Dolan performed at The Gleneagle Hotel & Apartments as part of our 60th...

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Brendan Shine - Gleneagle Hotel & Apartments 60th Birthday

Brendan Shine - Gleneagle Hotel & Apartments 60th Birthday

Date: 14th March 2017
Destination: Gleneagle Hotel Ballroom, Killarney

Brendan Shine performs at The Gleneagle Hotel & Apartments as part of our 60th birthday celebrations - March...

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Dickie Rock -  Gleneagle Hotel & Apartments 60th Birthday

Dickie Rock - Gleneagle Hotel & Apartments 60th Birthday

Date: 15th March 2017
Destination: Gleneagle Hotel Ballroom, Killarney

Dickie Rock performs at The Gleneagle Hotel - March 15th 2017 Dickie Rock is one of Ireland’s most loved...

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The Gleneagle Hotel and Apartments presents their 60th Birthday Celebrations

The Gleneagle Hotel and Apartments presents their 60th Birthday Celebrations

Date: 12th - 15th March 2017
Destination: The Gleneagle Hotel and Apartements Killarney

Celebrate Sixty years of Music, Dancing and Fun with a host of The Gleneagle’s favourite Entertainers and a...

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Insomnia Gaming Festival

Insomnia Gaming Festival

Date: 09th - 11th June 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Insomnia Gaming Ireland returns to the INEC Killarney from the 9th to 11th of June 2017 Following the...

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Gavin James

Gavin James

Date: 18th February 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

2015 was a bit of a blur for Gavin James. He lost count of how many gigs he played, couldn’t say how many...

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The Legend of Luke Kelly

The Legend of Luke Kelly

Date: 3rd March 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Celebrating the memory and music of a true Irish musical legend. On 30th January 1984 it is said that the...

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Dermot & Dave - "AH SURE LOOKIT

Dermot & Dave - "AH SURE LOOKIT

Date: 16th March 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Today FM duo takes to the roads of Ireland with hilarious new comedy show and perform at the INEC Killarney...

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Nathan Carter Weekend

Nathan Carter Weekend

Date: 05th, 06th & 07th May 2017
Destination: Gleneagle Hotel & INEC Killarney

Nathan Carter Weekend at the Gleneagle Hotel & INEC Killarney Nathan Carter Weekend Friday 05th May concert...

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Des Bishop

Des Bishop

Date: 17th February 2017
Destination: INEC Acoustic Club, Gleneagle Hotel

Des Bishop in his new comedy show “One day you’ll understand” Des is old enough now to know that when...

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The Gathering 2017 - INEC Killarney

The Gathering 2017 - INEC Killarney

Date: 22nd - 26th February 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

The Gathering Traditional Festival - 22nd to 26th February 2017 The Gathering Traditional Music Festival is...

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Killarney Comic Con - K-Con

Killarney Comic Con - K-Con

Date: 1st - 2nd April 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

We are delighted to host the first every K-Con at the INEC Killarney. Full details of special guests to be...

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The Kilfenora Céilí Band

The Kilfenora Céilí Band

Date: 12th March 2017
Destination: INEC Acoustic Club, Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney

The Kilfenora Céilí Band is one of the oldest Céilí bands in Ireland. It was founded in 1909 in...

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Ireland BikeFest

Ireland BikeFest

Date: 2nd to 5th June 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

The Ireland BikeFest Killarney promises to be BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER in 2017! Once Destination...

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Killarney BeerFest

Killarney BeerFest

Date: 26th - 28th May 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Killarney Beerfest - May 26th to 28th 2017 We're happy to annouce that Killarney BeerFest returns in 2017...

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The Fureys

The Fureys

Date: 18th February 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

The Fureys live at The INEC Killarney - Saturday, February 18th 2017 The Furey's have been entertaining...

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Chris De Burgh – Saturday, April 15th 2017

Chris De Burgh – Saturday, April 15th 2017

Date: 15h April 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

June 1st 2016 saw the 30th anniversary of the release of Chris de Burgh’s album ‘Into The Light’. This...

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THE KING IS BACK - BEN PORTSMOUTH IS ELVIS

THE KING IS BACK - BEN PORTSMOUTH IS ELVIS

Date: 25th April 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Ben Portsmouth -The World’s Number One Elvis Tribute Artist. Ben, a multi-talented musician, singer and...

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Johnny McEvoy

Johnny McEvoy

Date: 31st March 2017
Destination: Gleneagle Hotel Killarney

Johnny McEvoy has always been highly acclaimed for his excellent shows and his forthcoming February 2017...

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Tommy Fleming

Tommy Fleming

Date: 18th March 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Tommy is regarded as one of the finest singers worldwide and is currently enjoying a hugely successful...

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Isla Grant

Isla Grant

Date: 4th March 2017
Destination: INEC Acoustic Club, Killarney

Highly respected singer and prolific songwriter Isla Grant makes a welcome return visit to Ireland after an...

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Dirty Dancing

Date: 5th March 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Have the time of your life with the ultimate live experience; Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage....

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Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Date: 4th March 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Have the time of your life with the ultimate live experience; Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage....

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Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Date: 3rd March 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Have the time of your life with the ultimate live experience; Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage....

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Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Date: 2nd March 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Have the time of your life with the ultimate live experience; Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage....

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Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Date: 28th February 2017
Destination: INEC, Killarney

Have the time of your life with the ultimate live experience; Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage....

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The Saw Doctors - Rescheduled

The Saw Doctors - Rescheduled

Date: 25th March 2017
Destination: INEC Killarney

Rescheduled to March 25th 2017 due to illness. The Saw Doctors are an Irish rock band. Formed in 1986 in...

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Listowel Races September 10th - 16th 2017

Listowel Races September 10th - 16th 2017

Date: Saturday - Sunday 10th-16th September 2017
Destination: Listowel
Author: Mary Walsh

The Harvest Festival is an action-packed week of the highest quality Flat and National Hunt racing, the...

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Tarbert Bridewell Coffee Shop & Gift Shop

Tarbert Bridewell Coffee Shop & Gift Shop

Date: Monday - Sunday March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October 2017
Destination: Tarbert Co Kerry
Author: Caroline Horgan

Visit the Coffee Shop at Tarbert Bridewell where you will be met with a friendly atmosphere enjoyed by locals...

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Kells Sheep Dog Trials

Kells Sheep Dog Trials

Date: Everyday in Summer April, May, June, July, August, September 2017
Destination: Caitins Kells
Author: Mary Walsh

The sheep-dog demonstration at Caitins is one of the most unusual – and popular – sights on the Ring of...

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Lyreacrompane Men’s Shed

Lyreacrompane Men’s Shed

Date: 2017
Destination: Resource Centre, Lyreacrompane

A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a...

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Ballybunion Men’s Shed

Ballybunion Men’s Shed

Date: Every Monday-Friday 2015
Destination: Doon, Ballybunion

A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a...

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Annascaul Men`s Shed

Annascaul Men`s Shed

Date: 2015
Destination: Connor/Crean centre, Annascaul Village

A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a...

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Causeway Men’s Shed

Causeway Men’s Shed

Date: Every Wednesday & Thursday 2015
Destination: Farran, Causeway

A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a...

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Shannow Men’s Shed

Shannow Men’s Shed

Date: 2017
Destination: Shannow Family Resource Centre, Abbeydorney

A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a...

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Tralee Men’s Shed

Tralee Men’s Shed

Date: Every Tuesday and Wednesday 2017
Destination: The Mart, Caherslee, Tralee

A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a...

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Tralee parkrun

Tralee parkrun

Date: every Saturday January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2017
Destination: Tralee Town Park

Tralee parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9:30am, Tralee Town Park, Denny Street. For more info visit :...

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Racing at Kingdom Greyhound Statium

Racing at Kingdom Greyhound Statium

Date: Every Friday & Satrurday December 2017
Destination: Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, Tralee

If you're looking for something different for a great night out, you’ll find it at Tralee Greyhound...

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Dingle Farmer

Dingle Farmer's Market

Date: Every Friday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2017
Destination: Holy Ground, Dingle

The weekly Dingle Farmers’ Market boasts an eclectic mix of stall holders offering fresh organic...

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Tralee Farmers Market

Tralee Farmers Market

Date: Every Saturday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2017
Destination: Prince's St (across Brandon Hotel), Tralee
Author: Gosia Horajska

Tralee Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 10am-2.30pm across from the Brandon Hotel in Tralee, County...

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Listowel Farmers Market

Listowel Farmers Market

Date: Friday June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2017
Destination: Listowel
Author: Caroline Horgan

Every Friday from 9.00am - 2.00pm in the main square in Lovely Listowel

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Milltown Market

Milltown Market

Date: 2017

Wilma's Killorglin Farmhouse Cheese is available at Killorglin Farmers Market (outside Richard Boyle's) on...

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Sneem Walking Club

Sneem Walking Club

Date: All Year Round January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2017
Destination: Sneem
Author: Sneem Walking Club

Check out the new Sneem Walking Club - SneemWalkers Club go walking every weekend weather permitting. As...

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Valentia Island King Scallop Festival  July 13th & 14th 2017

Valentia Island King Scallop Festival July 13th & 14th 2017

Date: Sat & Sunday July 13th 14th July 2017
Destination: Knightstown Valentia Island
Author: Mary Walsh

Valentia Island King Scallop Festival Saturday & Sunday July 13th & 14th 2017 - Freshly cooked seafood in...

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St. Patricks Weekend on Valentia Island 17th - 19th March 2017

Date: Friday - Sunday March 2017
Destination: Valentia Island
Author: valentiaislandtourism

Explore Valentia Island on foot by day & enjoy the craic agus ceol in the island pubs by night - St. Patricks...

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Indoor Market

Indoor Market

Date: Every Sunday 2017
Destination: Milltown hall
Author: Andrew griffin

Indoor Market every Sunday at Milltown Hall from 011.00 to 2.00pm. Find some great Christmas gift ideas, Arts...

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Mens Shed

Mens Shed

Date: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2017
Destination: Killorglin
Author: Andrew Griffin

Killorglin's Mens Shed is open Monday to Friday from 10.00pm to 4.00pm. All Males welcome. It is next to...

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Rose of Tralee International Festival

Rose of Tralee International Festival

Date: 16th - 22nd August 2017
Destination: Tralee

The Rose of Tralee International Festival is one of Ireland's largest and longest running festivals,...

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Milltown Farmers Markets

Milltown Farmers Markets

Date: 2015
Destination: Milltown
Author: Andrew Griffin

The direct relationship between the producer and consumer is what makes Milltown Market different. The word...

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Killorglin Farmers Market.

Killorglin Farmers Market.

Date: Friday 2016
Destination: Killorglin
Author: Andrew Griffin

Killorglin Farmers Market . CYMS Hall, Killorglin Every Friday from 9.30am to 1pm. Small market set indoors...

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Puck Fair

Puck Fair

Date: 10,11 and 12 August 2017
Destination: Killorglin
Author: Andrew Griffin

Welcome! This is Puck Fair 2017 ! August 10, 11, 12 Killorglin, in the geographical heart of Kerry, is the...

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Valentia Island King Scallops Festival 13th & 14th July 2017

Valentia Island King Scallops Festival 13th & 14th July 2017

Date: Saturday & Sunday July 2017
Destination: Knightstown Valentia Island
Author: Valentia Island Tourism

Venue: Knightstown, Valentia Island The Valentia Island King Scallop Festival Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July...

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Caherdaniel Seaweed Walk - Sunday March 12th 2017

Caherdaniel Seaweed Walk - Sunday March 12th 2017

Date: Sunday 12th March 2017
Destination: Caherdaniel
Author: Mary Walsh

Full Seaweed discovery workshop will take place in Caherdaniel on March 12th from 9:30am – 2:30pm. The day...

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Market and Crafts

Market and Crafts

Date: Friday June, July, August 2017
Destination: Caherdaniel

Locals and visitors are invited to Caherdaniel’s Country Market which is open every Friday from 10am to...

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Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival August 24t - 27th 2017

Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival August 24t - 27th 2017

Date: 24th - 27th August 2017
Destination: Waterville
Author: Charlie Chaplin Comedy & Film Festival Committe

The village of Waterville with the patronage of Josephine Chaplin will hold their annual Charlie Chaplin...

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Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival August 24th - 27th 2017

Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival August 24th - 27th 2017

Date: 24th - 27th August 2017
Destination: Waterville
Author: Charlie Chaplin Comedy & Film Festival Committee

The village of Waterville with the patronage of Josephine Chaplin will hold their annual Charlie Chaplin...

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Kalem Film Company

Kalem Film Company

Date: 2016
Destination: Beaufort

In the early years of the twentieth century, Beaufort became home to a thriving film industry when the Kalem...

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