Welcome to Kerry

The Kingdom of Kerry
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Click here to view the fantastic GoKerry Brochure 2015 - The Kingdom of Kerry. Packed full of holiday ideas and hidden gems! 

 

Welcome to Kerry

The Kingdom of Kerry...Kerry means the "people of Ciar" which was the name of the pre-Gaelic tribe who lived in part of the present county. We are located In the South West region of Ireland which is also part of the province of Munster.

Travelling to Kerry ...has never been easier. With a modern road network in place and train and bus services daily. 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). Only 1 hour from Cork Airport and Shannon Airport and 3 hours from Dublin Airport. Kerry is easily accessible. 

  

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.

 

Mick O’Dwyer Inaugural Football Tournament

Mick O’Dwyer Inaugural Football Tournament

Date: 10th - 12th June June 2016
Destination: Waterville
Author: Breda

The Mick O’Dwyer inaugural football tournament & 80th birthday celebration is on 10th to 12th June 2016 in...

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Listowel Arts & Crafts Fair June 5th 2016

Listowel Arts & Crafts Fair June 5th 2016

Date: Sunday 5th June 2016
Destination: The Seanachai Centre Listowel
Author: Mary Walsh

The Seanchaí Centre will host an Arts & Craft Fair as part of Listowel Writers' Week 2016 on Sunday June...

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Listowel Food Festival November 11th, 12th & 13th 2016

Listowel Food Festival November 11th, 12th & 13th 2016

Date: Friday - Sunday November 2016
Destination: Listowel
Author: Mary Walsh

A fixture since as far back as 1994, the Listowel Food Fair is the longest running food festival in Ireland...

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The Path to 1916

Date: May, July 2016
Destination: Rockchapel

As part of the IRD Duhallow Bealtaine Festival Rockchapel Comhaltas based group Ceoltoiri Sliabh Luachra,...

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Music Every Sunday Night

Music Every Sunday Night

Date: Sunday May, June, July, August, September 2016
Destination: The Abbey Tavern
Author: Gina Lawlor

Live band every Sunday night from May to Sepember.

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STARCAMP

STARCAMP

Date: July 2016
Destination: Pobailscoil Inbhear Sceine Kenmare

This is an amazing camp for boys and girls aged 4-12 years. It will be on in Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine...

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Listowel Races June 5th & 6th 2016

Listowel Races June 5th & 6th 2016

Date: Sunday 5th & Monday 6th June 2016
Destination: Listowel
Author: Mary Walsh

Greenville Road, Listowel Co. Kerry Tel:068 21144 Website: www.listowelraces.ie E-Mail:...

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Summer Tasting – White, Rose, Bubbly & Summery Reds at Sol y Sombra

Summer Tasting – White, Rose, Bubbly & Summery Reds at Sol y Sombra

Date: Fri 8th July 2016
Destination: Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar
Author: BC

Wondering what wines to drink this summer? Why not join us for our Summer Tasting and we’ll show you the...

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The Whereabouts followed by DJ Stevo (K-Fest Music and the Arts Festival)

The Whereabouts followed by DJ Stevo (K-Fest Music and the Arts Festival)

Date: Sat 4th June 2016
Destination: Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar
Author: BC

As part of K-Fest Music and the Arts Festival we are delighted to have a night of music with two very...

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Comedy Night: Joe Rooney supported by Bernard Casey

Comedy Night: Joe Rooney supported by Bernard Casey

Date: Friday 3rd June 2016
Destination: Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar
Author: BC

As part of K-Fest Music and the Arts Festival we are delighted to start the weekend off with a bit of...

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Wine Tasting: Wines from the Meditteranean

Wine Tasting: Wines from the Meditteranean

Date: Friday 13th May 2016
Destination: Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar
Author: BC

Less of a region than a state of mind, the vast Mediterranean Sea laps at the shores of three continents and,...

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SEAWEED DISCOVERY WORKSHOP & TASTING FEAST

SEAWEED DISCOVERY WORKSHOP & TASTING FEAST

Date: Saturday, 23rd April 2016
Destination: Tech Amergin Waterville
Author: Breda

Seaweed discovery workshop and tasting feast.

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Wild Atlantic Way Champions Workshop

Wild Atlantic Way Champions Workshop

Date: Wednesday, 4th May 2016
Destination: Old Barracks, Cahersiveen
Author: Breda

Wild Atlantic Way Champions Workshop at Old Barracks, Cahersiveen.

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The Old Barracks 1916 Exhibition

The Old Barracks 1916 Exhibition

Date: Thursday 24th April April 2016
Destination: The Old Barracks
Author: David MIlls

The grand opening of The Old Barracks 1916 Exhibition. 4 Guest speakers on the night! Not to be missed. Free...

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Listowel Writers Week June 1st - 5th 2016

Listowel Writers Week June 1st - 5th 2016

Date: Wednesday - Sunday June 2016
Destination: Listowel
Author: Mary Walsh

Listowel Writers' Week 2016 takes place from Wednesday 1st to Sunday 5th June. This year's festival will be...

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Listowel Military Tattoo April 29th - May 1st 2016

Listowel Military Tattoo April 29th - May 1st 2016

Date: Friday - Sunday April, May 2016
Destination: Listowel
Author: Mary Walsh

Listowel Military Tattoo 2016 will take place from Friday April 29th to Sunday May 1st. Events tinclude:...

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A pop up boutique in the Sea Lodge Hotel Waterville.

A pop up boutique in the Sea Lodge Hotel Waterville.

Date: 28th April 2016 April 2016
Destination: Sea Lodge Hotel
Author: Breda

Stella & Dot stylist Therese O’Shea will be hosting a show at the Sea Lodge Hotel Waterville on 28th April...

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Listowel Military Tattoo April 29th - May 1st 2016

Listowel Military Tattoo April 29th - May 1st 2016

Date: Friday - Monday April, May 2016
Destination: Listowel
Author: Mary Walsh

Annual event remembering all Irish men and women that have fought in domestic or foreign forces from WWI to...

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Women In Media April 15th - 17th 2016

Women In Media April 15th - 17th 2016

Date: Friday - Sunday 15th - 17th April 2016
Destination: Ballybunion
Author: Mary Walsh

The Women in Media Weekend is a series of talks, workshops and social events. Friday 15th - Opening...

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Autism Golf Classic

Autism Golf Classic

Date: 25th June 2016
Destination: Sneem

Golf Classic for Autism Awareness taking place on 25th June.

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SUNDAY AFTERNOON COUNTRY DANCING

Date: 26th June 2016
Destination: Hidden Valley Pet Farm Kilgarvan
Author: Martin Doyle

Hidden Valley Pet Farm are hosting an afternoon of country dancing and fun which will be held on their...

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Live Music at Cable O

Live Music at Cable O' Learys Bar

Date: Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th April 2016
Destination: Cable O Learys Bar and Restaurant Ballinskelligs

Live Music at Cable O' Learys Bar Easter Saturday and Sunday

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Ballinskelligs Country Market

Ballinskelligs Country Market

Date: sunday April 2016
Destination: Cafe Cois Tra (beachside cafe) Ballinskelligs

Ballinskelligs first country market of 2016 Cafe Cois Tra (beachside cafe) Easter Sunday 11 till 4

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Ballinskelligs Remembered vol 2 Book Launch

Ballinskelligs Remembered vol 2 Book Launch

Date: Saturday 26th April 2016
Destination: Ballinskelligs Community Hall

Ballinskelligs Remembered vol 2 Book Launch Ballinskelligs Community Hall Saturday March 26th at 8pm...

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Killarney Walking Festival June 10th, 11th & 12th 2016

Killarney Walking Festival June 10th, 11th & 12th 2016

Date: Friday - Sunday June 2016
Destination: Killarney
Author: Mary Walsh

One of the most favourite walks in Ireland with spectacular views of Killarney National Park, The...

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Annascaul Rising

Annascaul Rising

Date: 24 - 28 March 2016
Destination: Annascaul Village
Author: Moira and Noel Spillane

A community based celebration of our village from 1913 - 1921

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Cahersiveen Mountain Roots Festival

Cahersiveen Mountain Roots Festival

Date: May 2016
Destination: Cahersiveen

Cahersiveen Mountain Roots Festival

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Foilmore Annual Cycle & Walk

Foilmore Annual Cycle & Walk

Date: 19th April 2016

Foilmore Annual Cycle & Walk on Sunday, 19th April 2016.

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Beverley Craven

Beverley Craven

Date: 15th April 2016
Destination: INEC Acoustic Club Killarney
Author: Konrad Kurdej

BRIT-Award winning singer Beverley Craven became a household name in the early 90’s with the release of her...

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Rebel Rebel - The David Bowie Experience

Rebel Rebel - The David Bowie Experience

Date: 23rd April 2016
Destination: INEC Acoustic Club Killarney
Author: Konrad Kurdej

Rebel Rebel - The David Bowie Experience "Rebel Rebel" are a 6 piece David Bowie tribute faithfully...

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Eleanor McEvoy

Eleanor McEvoy

Date: 7th May 2016
Destination: INEC Acoustic Club Killarney
Author: Konrad Kurdej

ELEANOR MCEVOY ALONE IN THE STUDIO, HER MUSIC STRIPPED TO THE BONE Released on Friday 5th February 2016,...

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Country in the Kingdom

Country in the Kingdom

Date: 11th-13th March 2016
Destination: Gleneagle Hotel Killarney
Author: Konrad Kurdej

Billy Morrissey Country Music Holidays presents Country in the Kingdom - Dancing Festival Weekend Dates:...

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Kerry Geopark Photographic Exhibition

Kerry Geopark Photographic Exhibition

Date: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October 2016
Destination: South Square, Sneem

The South Kerry region has been identified as one of the most significant geological regions in Europe. It...

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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 2016
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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Friendship Day

Friendship Day

Date: 1st August 2016
Destination: Sneem

Church of the Transfiguration are holding a Friendship Day on Monday 1st August from 11am. Come and join us...

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Regular Events at Tarbert Bridewell

Regular Events at Tarbert Bridewell

Date: Thursday Friday May, June, July, August, September, October 2016
Destination: Tarbert Bridewell Courthouse and Jail
Author: Caroline Horgan

** Whist Drive every Thursday at 8:30pm ** Active Retirement Group every Friday morning at 11:00am **...

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An Ríocht Archery Club

An Ríocht Archery Club

Date: Every Monday 2016
Destination: John MItchels GAA Club, Camp, Ballyseedy, Tralee)

Now enrolling for 6 week adults"beginners" courses. Just get in touch to try your hand at something...

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Annascaul Sunday Market

Annascaul Sunday Market

Date: Every Sunday 2016
Destination: Annascaul Community Centre

Annascaul Sunday Market has started again. Opening every Sunday 10.30 – 2 in Annascaul Community Centre. A...

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Wild Atlantic Challenge Cycle

Wild Atlantic Challenge Cycle

Date: 11th June 2016
Destination: Sneem

IN AID OF BREAKTHROUGH CANCER RESEARCH. Start at 10 am Sneem Hotel (sign on between 8 and 10am) Entrance...

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Kells Sheep Dog Trials

Kells Sheep Dog Trials

Date: Everyday in Summer April, May, June, July, August, September 2016
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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Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle

Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle

Date: 2nd July 2016
Destination: Kerry

For Route Map, Registration and more information see the official...

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Rathmore Community Market

Rathmore Community Market

Date: Every Saturday 2016
Destination: Rathmore Community Centre

Artisan Food Producers & Crafters Our Ethos is to support local artisan food producers and crafters by...

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Listowel Rambling House

Listowel Rambling House

Date: last Thursday of every month January 2015
Destination: Seanchaí Centre, Listowel

The "rambling house" tradition has been revived in recent years, particularly in North Kerry, where people...

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Lyreacrompane Men’s Shed

Lyreacrompane Men’s Shed

Date: 2015
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: 2015
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 2015
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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“De Gaulle: A Quiet Holiday” Photographic Exhibition

“De Gaulle: A Quiet Holiday” Photographic Exhibition

Date: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October 2016
Destination: Sneem

Photographic Exhibition GoKerry are delighted to feature and promote all Festivals and Events across the...

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Traditional Irish Music

Traditional Irish Music

Date: Every Saturday 2015
Destination: Kirby’s Brogue Inn, Tralee

Kirby’s Brogue Inn invites you to enjoy the best night-time music entertainment in Tralee in a comfortable...

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Tralee parkrun

Tralee parkrun

Date: every Saturday January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2015
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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Wine Tastings

Wine Tastings

Date: June, July, August, September 2015
Destination: Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar

We love tasting & drinking wine in Sol y Sombra. Book one of our wine tasting evenings or classes and share...

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Racing at Kingdom Greyhound Statium

Racing at Kingdom Greyhound Statium

Date: Every Friday & Satrurday December 2015
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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Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2016

Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2016

Date: 19 to 21 February 2016
Destination: Ventry

Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2016 The Defence Forces Gaelic football team will launch an offensive on the...

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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 2015
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 2015
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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Kerry Artisan Food Group

Kerry Artisan Food Group

Date: Thursday January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November, December 2015
Destination: Killorglin
Author: Ann

The group has set up its first market at Keane's SuperValu Killorglin which will be held year round on...

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Cnoc na dTobar  Walk  - 8km - Moderate

Cnoc na dTobar Walk - 8km - Moderate

Date: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2015
Destination: Cahersiveen
Author: Mary Walsh

Cnoc na dTobar is 690 metres high and situated 4.5 kilometres from Cahersiveen town. It has been a sacred...

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Listowel Farmers Market

Listowel Farmers Market

Date: Friday June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2015
Destination: Listowel
Author: Caroline Horgan

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

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Silver Screening

Silver Screening

Date: First Wednesday of each Month March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2015
Destination: Siamsa Tire
Author: Kerry Film Festival

SILVER SCREENINGS During the first Wednesday of each month Kerry Film Festival presents a matinee screening...

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Secret Cine Club Kerry

Secret Cine Club Kerry

Date: Every Month in Secret Location August 2015
Destination: Tralee

Brought to you by Kerry Film Festival, Secret Cine Club screens secret films in secret locations around the...

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KFest Music & Art

KFest Music & Art

Date: 3nd to 6th June June 2016
Destination: Killorglin
Author: Ann Pierce O'Connor

K Fest is a Music and Art's Festival running from the 31st of May until the 3rd of June 2014 in the town of...

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Milltown Market

Milltown Market

Date: 2015

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 2016
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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Indoor Market

Indoor Market

Date: Every Sunday 2015
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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Bowling

Bowling

Date: January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November, December 2015
Destination: Killorglin
Author: Pa Clifford

Every Tuesday in Killorglin Sports Complex 2 to 4pm.First month is free and fee e4 per session after that

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Rose of Tralee International Festival

Rose of Tralee International Festival

Date: 17th to 23rd August 2016
Destination: Tralee

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

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Ballroom Dancing.

Ballroom Dancing.

Date: Every Sunday 2016
Destination: Killorglin Manor Inn
Author: Andrew Griffin

Ballroom Dancing Every Sunday night From 9.30 to12am. In the Manor Inn. Everybody Welcome.

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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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Sneem Summer Festival

Sneem Summer Festival

Date: 19th-24th July 2016
Destination: Sneem

The Sneem Summer Festival begins on July 19th to the 24th July 2016. A full 6 days of fun for all the...

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Puck Fair

Puck Fair

Date: 10,11 and 12 August 2016
Destination: Killorglin
Author: Andrew Griffin

Welcome! This is Puck Fair 2016 ! August 10, 11, 12 Killorglin, in the geographical heart of Kerry, is the...

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The Kerry Camino - May Bank Holiday Weekend 2016

The Kerry Camino - May Bank Holiday Weekend 2016

Date: 29th April - 2nd May May 2016
Destination: Tralee

Enjoy a fabulous 3 days walking experience from Tralee to Dingle. Walk in the footsteps of the Kerry people...

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Market and Crafts

Market and Crafts

Date: Friday June, July, August 2016
Destination: Caherdaniel

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

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Tom Crean Endurance Walk

Tom Crean Endurance Walk

Date: June 2016
Author: Brian Lucey

Annascaul Walks hosts its fourth Tom Crean Endurance Walk this year. It takes place on Saturday June...

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Secret Cine Club

Secret Cine Club

Date: Generally Third Thursday of the Month January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2015
Destination: Location Revealed Prior to Event
Author: Kerry Film Festival

SECRET CINE CLUB If you haven't been to our Secret Cine Club yet then where have you been?! Join us each...

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Mens Shed

Mens Shed

Date: 2015
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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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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