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These are just some of the events happening in the Clare, Kerry and Shannon Regions over the coming months. Click on the month above to see whats on when you are planning your trip.
Includes three open air céilís in the town square with the Johnny Reidy Céilí Band, the Five Counties Band and The Star of Munster Band, set dancing classes, a singers club and numerous music sessions. There will also be a musicial boat trip to Scattery Island. A festival not to be missed.
Location: Kilrush, Co. Clare
Imecofarm has plenty fun for all the family, showing also plenty interactive educational displays.
- Forests, Nature trails and scavenger hunts.
- Friendly Farm animals, pigs, lambs, horses, hens, rabbits etc..
- Plenty indoor fun, and lunch seating.
- Education on Wind, Hydro, Solar Rain Water & more..
- Fun train ride, pedal carts, bouncy castle, treasure hunts.
Location: Clarecastle, Co. Clare
Killorglin, in the geographical heart of Kerry, is the venue for one of Ireland's most unusual street festivals - Puck Fair. The fair is one of Ireland's oldest and longest celebrated and is held without fail in August every year with 12 hours of free family street entertainment.
Location: Co. Kerry
A landmark family event on the Irish festival calendar with parades, fireworks, air display, circus, funfair, music and the selection of the Rose of Tralee.
Location: Tralee, Co. Kerry
The Killarney Races provides racing, set to a backdrop of feverish, non-stop, Summer-time holiday activity. Its party time all Summer long in Killarney and there is an energy to the area that has seeped into the pores of every facet of life there. The racecourse is no exception, providing no small amount of high quality racing to fulfill the dual role of both family fun day out and satisfying punter-friendly competition.
Location: Killarney, Co. Kerry
Europe's biggest singles event held in Lisdoonvarna. Enjoy the music, craic and dancing and maybe meet your match!
Location: Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
Limerick Pride is fun, colourful, exciting with Running from August 24th – August 31st. Limerick Pride Festival has become an annual highlight on the Limerick & Mid-West Festival calendars.
Location: Limerick City, Co. Limerick
An innovative Trad Fusion music festival featuring Irish and overseas acts, concerts, a session trail, mountaintop sessions and much more!
Location: Dingle, Co. Kerry
A warm Kerry welcome is guaranteed to all one of Ireland's longest racing festival. The week long festivities are fun packed for the all the family.
Loation: Listowel, Co. Clare
Building on from the success of previous years the sixth annual Tulla Trad Festival promises to be another great weekend of traditional Irish music, dance and singing. The weekend's schedule is packed with workshops, concerts, céilithe and sessions.
Location: Tulla, Co. Clare
The Clarenbridge Oyster Festival takes place over two days in September and has, for many years, been established as a premier event of top class international entertainment accompanied by fine culinary.
Location: Clarinbridge, Co. Galway
Country and Irish music festival to include acts like Declan Nerney, Jimmy Buckley, Mike Denver, Dave Lawlor and many more to be announced!
Location: Ballybunion, Co. Kerry
Each September, Galway City, on the west coast of Ireland, comes alive with seafood and oysters as it celebrates the Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival.
Location: Galway City
This festival celebrates all things Latin-American and was born out of the visit to Kilkee of Che Guevara in 1961.
Location: Kilkee, Co. Clare
A great weekend of traditional music and all things nautical in aid of the R.N.L.I. Workshop, concert by local and international visiting groups, informal bar sessions and fun and games for all the family.
Location: Portmagee, Co. Kerry
Taste trails, food markets, cookery demonstrations, food workshops, wine and artisan beer & cider tastings, kids' entertainment, live music and much more - it must be the Dingle Food Festival!
Location: Dingle, Co. Kerry
A rich showcase of traditional music, song and dance that commemorates one of West Clare's best-loved personalities.
Location: Doonbeg, Co. Clare
A weekend of concerts, workshops, lectures, walks and tours with a theme of folklore and storytelling for all ages. Performers from Ireland and abroad will be led by local well-known seanachai Batt Burns.
Location: Sneem, Co. Kerry
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