Cultural

Valentia Island Kerry

Valentia Island crowned by Geokaun Mountain, Valentia Island (Oileán Dairbhre) is an altogether homier isle than the brooding Skelligs to the southwest. Like the Skellig Ring it leads to, Valentia is an essential, coach-free detour from the Ring of Kerry, with some lonely ruins worth exploring. Prior to the laying […]

Whale Watching off south west coast

Whale Watching: To date 24 species of the world’s whales and dolphins have been recorded in Irish waters. In recent years over 12 cetacean species have been seen in the clear, unpolluted West Cork waters making them one of the richest areas for whale and dolphin watching in Ireland. Irish […]

Skellig Michael

The jagged, 217m-high rock of Skellig Michael (Archangel Michael’s Rock; like St Michael’s Mount in Cornwall and Mont Saint Michel in Normandy) is the larger of the two islands and a Unesco World Heritage site. It looks like the last place on earth where anyone would try to land, let […]

Ring of Beara Cycle 2016

The fantastic Ring of Beara cycle is back this weekend for an exciting 140km or 110km cycle by the rugged Wild Atlantic Way coastal route of the Beara Peninsula. The cycle attracts thousands of participants from around the country who come together to raise money for this years two nominated […]

Christmas in Kenmare

Christmas in Kenmare   It’s nearly Christmas time again. Kenmare has always been a special and unique place to celebrate Christmas and New Year. The Christmas celebrations are now complimented by the wonderful Kenmare Choral Festival. This special combination will leave you with many lasting memories. Come and see the […]

Kenmare Choral Festival

Kenmare Choral Festival Following the success of the Choral Festival last year, The Kenmare Choral Festival Committee is extending a warm welcome to all choirs to come and participate in the 2013 Kenmare Choral Festival from the 30th November to 1st December 2013. It is expected  a variety of  beautiful […]

Sneem Folklore Festival

Sneem Folklore Festival   This festival held in the beautiful town of Sneem , only a short drive from No. 35 Restaurant Kenmare, celebrates one of Irelands oldest traditions, Storytelling. Sneem International Folklore & Storytelling Festival is a weekend of concerts, workshops, lectures, walks and tours with a theme of […]

National Golf Tourism Conference & Awards

Killarney will play host to the 16th National Golf Tourism Conference & Awards, this prestigious event will take place on Monday 21st October 2013.   Speaking about the launch of the conference, The Ireland Golf Tour Operator Association (IGTOA) Chairman Denis Kane said: “The IGTOA is delighted to host this event in […]

Kenmare Halloween Howl

  Kenmare Halloween howl will run from October 26th through to October 31st this year.   If you want to really get into the Halloween spirit then Kenmare is the place to be this year – just so right for kids of all ages over the Bank Holiday and on […]

Dingle Food Festival

Dingle Food Festival For the seventh year in a row,  Dingle will host its annual Food Festival. Founded in 2007, the Festival showcases the quality of the food that is locally produced and the warm welcome offered to those who choose to visit our beautiful Corca Dhuibhne. The town is renowned for […]