Category: Events/Festivals Articles & Reports

Inaugural Killarney Mountain Festival to kick off on March 9th

The inaugural Killarney Mountain Festival will take place from March 9th-11th. This fantastic spectacle and celebration of all things mountain related will take place over the weekend of March 9th/10th and 11th and will aim to serve as the biggest and most impressive social event for outdoor enthusiasts in Ireland. The festival will take place in the vibrant and bustling town of Killarney, County Kerry - Ireland's true adventure capital. The festival will be run in close association and with Read more [...]

400 take part in Killarney Adventure Race

A perfect Spring Day saw over 400 competitors Competing in the Killarney Adventure Race, as part of the  St Patrick’s Festival, Killarney. The Athletes cycled through the most scenic ancient paths of Killarney National Park, through The Famous Black Valley, where they ran a section of The Kerry Way, along Cummenduff Glen, through O’Sullivan’s Farm, the last house in the Valley. Then a tough incline onto The MacGillycuddy Reek’s to Curraghmore Lake, before turning back to complete their Read more [...]

2nd Annual East Clare Walking Festival proves a great success

The 2nd Annual East Clare Walking Festival took place on the weekend 5th -7th Oct 2012 in the beautiful Harbour Village of Mountshannon, with the Mountshannon Hotel as our base for the weekend’s activities. The festival was deemed a great success with numbers well up on last year’s figures. We couldn't have wished for better weather with glorious Autumn sunshine all through the weekend with not a drop of rain in sight. The festival started off on Saturday morning bright and early,and our Read more [...]

Foxford Walking Festival proves an outstanding success

The Foxford Walking Festival which took place on the 21st to 23rd of October was an outstanding success with about 200 walkers taking part in the six guided walks over the weekend. Despite the inclement weather conditions, spirits were high and walkers enjoyed treks across the Ox Mountains, Larganmore, and in the Pontoon and Drummin Woods areas. The feedback received from walkers has been excellent and most are eagerly looking forward to next years event which is scheduled for 22nd and 23rd of September Read more [...]