A special package combining Luxury Camping at Dromquinna Manor and the 5 Star Park Hotel Kenmare. This has it all, Sun, Moon and Stars.
9th 10K Kenmare Bridge Run
9th ~ 11th Lorge Chocolate Making Course for Adults
24th Wild West Run
9th Taste of Kenmare in Dromquinna Manor
17th GAA 125 Year Commemorative Gathering
Tel Donal; 087 4199572
28th & 29th The Easter Gathering
A commemoration of history and memorabilia 1916 – 1922 from the Kerry/Cork region. An antique road show style valuation at Dromquinna Manor. Movies, drama and exhibition.
5th & 7th Feile Neidin
Come to the first ever Kenmare Irish Music Festival. Trad at its best. All weekend – all around towns in bars and restaurants, on the streets, on the bay – concerts, sessions, workshops and much more.
27th Jack and Jill Run up the Hill
3rd-5th Motorboat Weekend
A weekend filled with adventure and activities dedicated to motorboat enthusiasts. Visit the Bull Rock in the Atlantic and return to Dromquinna for entertainment and nautical banter
1st & 2nd Kilgarvan Music Festival
Tel ~ 064 6685315 ~ Eileen Healy-Rae
An annual Irish cultural festival – come and join us and experience a rich mix of live concerts around town, set dancing classes and free musical workshops in the community centre.
10th ~ 16th O’Sullivan Gathering – Sneem
The home of the O’ Sullivans – Sneem, is hosting this gathering event for the O’ Sullivan clan. Experience wonderful hospitality, fun, laughter as families come together to celebrate.
20th ~ 23rd Gathering by the Sheen – Bonane
A weekend of welcomes, reunions, family fun, adventures and much more in Bonane. Enjoy a homecoming to remember with traditional food, drama, music song, dance and storytelling by the fire.
5th Sisters Golf
6th ~ 7th Kerry Wildlife Gathering Ar Ais Aris
Be mesmerised…by seals gathering in Kenmare Bay for their pup’s birthing, the sight of Gannets, Guilemots, Puffins. Witness white tailed sea eagles returning to irish skies after a 100 year absence
Kenmare Food Carnival
A carnival-style three day event celebrating food with a great reputation. Enjoy food at its finest quality, cookery demonstrations, kids’ workshops and taste trails. It’s a fun weekend not to be missed
27th Little Bo Peep Olympic Distance Triathlon
4th Kilgarvan Agricultural Show
Tel; Helen O Sullivan 0876243990
15th Traditional Fair Day Kenmare
13th ~ Sept 2nd Gangs of New York Festival
This festival celebrates triumph over adversity for the descendants of those who left Kenmare and survived the famine and turbulent times in the Five Points of Manhattan to succeed in American life.
17th Tuosist Parish Gathering
13th Brothers Golf
14th Lost Sheep Triathlon
3rd ~ 6th Kenmare Lace Festival
Lace makers from around the world will gather workshops and events that highlight Kenmare Lace and other Irish Lace. Irish fashion students will exhibit their latest creations on the catwalk
26th Humpty Dumpty Dualathlon
26th ~ 31st Halloween Howl
Expect the unexpected at Kenmare’s Halloween Howl. Go Wild. Be prepared to be entertained and alarmed by ghostly things that go bump in the night. Kenmare, the scariest place in Ireland for Halloween
29th ~ Dec 1st Kenmare Choral Festival
A unique choral festival in an idyllic setting. The festival features competitions across multiple disciplines, street performances and other festive events as part of Christmas in Kenmare
Nov29th ~ Jan 6th Nollaig Neidin
The perfect place to relax and spend time over the holiday period. People, food, shopping and enjoyment – Kenmare’s passions. Come and join in the fun and festivities this Christmas and New Year.