March / Márta 4-17Cloghane Brandon / Clochán Bréanainn
Féile an Leith Triúigh Beidh Féile an Leith Triúigh Clochán Bréanainn ar siúl i mbliana i rith Seachtain na Gaeilge ón 4ú-17ú Márta. Is blian speisialta é 2013 mar gheall ar An Tóstal nó The Gathering. Beidh taispeántas béaloideas ar siúl agus imeachtaí atá dírithe ar ghinealaigh agus do bhfréamhacha a rianú agus a lán imeachtaí taitneamhach eile. Eolas Breise: Clic Anseo (PDF) From the 4th to the 17th of March 2013, Cloghane Brandon celebrates Féile an Leith Triúigh. Run in conjunction with Seachtain na Gaeilge, the féile is a celebration of the Irish language, local heritage and the beauty of the local landscape. The array of events, held over a fortnight, include the launch of a local folklore and genealogy exhibition and much more besides. More Details: Click Here (PDF)
15 – 17 March / Márta The South Pole Inn, Annascaul / Abhainn an Scáil BACK TO TOP
Annascaul Magic Weekend In-house magic, comedy, music and illusion.
March / Márta 15-18 Dingle / An Daingean
7th Dingle Film Festival Full details on the festival website: www.dinglefilmfestival.com
March / Márta 17
St Patrick’s Day / Lá le Pádraig For those who are early risers, the Dingle Fife and Drum Band will parade around the town at 6.30am before 7am Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Green Street. Dingle Town’s St Patrick’s Day Parade will start at 12:45 pm from (the old) St Elisabeth’s Hospital and will follow the traditional route via Green Street, Main Street, The Mall, Bridge Street and Strand Street, to the Quay returning to the Hospital via Green Street and Goat Street. The Fife and Drum Band will lead the Parade which will be reviewed at Holyground. Individuals, groups, clubs, schools, business outlets and musical groups will take part.
March / Márta 23 Inch Community Centre
Rhythm Play & Workshop 1.30-4.30 Come and learn more about loads of drums, percussion and sound instruments – how to play them and how to use them in a spontaneous way in a relaxed atmosphere. Cost for the afternoon including lunch is EUR 25 and booking is absolutely necessary as spaces are limited and usually fill up very fast. More Details:www.drumdanceireland.com Facebook
Féile Sléibhteoireachta / Hillwalking FestivalThe festival caters for all levels of walkers – two difficult walks and two easy walks. They offer the opportunity to explore the majestic beauty of the Mount Brandon Range. For more information click here.
28 April / AibreánThroughout the Peninsula / Ar fud an leithinis BACK TO TOP
Dingle 10km Road Race The 10km (6.21miles) race will be run throughout Dingle town and the surrounding areas, displaying everything Dingle has to offer! More details on their Facebook page:www.facebook.com/Dingle10kmRoadRace
4 – 6 May / BealtaineThroughout the Peninsula / Ar fud an leithinis BACK TO TOP
Féile na Bealtaine Annual festival of the arts, featuring music, the visual arts, film, poetry, literature, politics, children’s activities… Full details on the festival website:www.feilenabealtaine.ie
18 May / BealtaineThroughout the Peninsula / Ar fud an leithinis BACK TO TOP
Dingle Women’s Mini Marathon Mion Mharatón na mBan, Daingean Uí Chúis The inaugural Dingle Women’s Mini Marathon will be held on Saturday, May 18th 2013. The 10km run, which is endorsed by a number of leading athletes, will become a permanent fixture on the schedule as the allure of running one of the most scenic routes in Ireland encourages participation. Event organisers explained that the mini marathon is intended to cater for women of all levels of fitness with walkers, joggers and runners being encouraged to take part. The event is being run on a not for profit basis and the two main beneficiaries are National Breast Cancer Research and Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne in Dingle for the development of a playing pitch/running track. Full details and registration form on the website:www.dingleminimarathon.com
21 – 23 June / MeitheamhAnnascaul / Abhainn an Scáil BACK TO TOP
Annascaul International Tom Crean FestivalA three day festival to celebrate and commemorate local and national hero, polar explorer Tom Crean. More Details to Follow
4 – 7 July / Iúil Cloghane Brandon / Clochán Bréanainn BACK TO TOP
Féile Ceoil an Leith Triúigh Bíonn Féile Ceoil an Leith Triúigh ar siúl ón 4ú -7ú Iúil 2013. Beidh a lán ceoltóirí aitheanta ag freastal ar an bhféile chomh maith le amhránaithe, scéaltóirí agus rinceoirí. Beidh deis ag tach duine bheith páirteach i gceardlann ceoil agus cinnte beidh sessiún breátha sa Tínteán Ceoil agus sna tithe tabhairne. Féile Ceoil an Leith Triúigh is being held in Cloghane Brandon over the weekend of July 4th to the 7th. There will be some well known musicians , singers and storytellers at this traditional and folk music festival. There will also be workshops, sessions in the Tinteán Ceoil and sessions in the local pubs. More Details to Follow
10 – 14 July/IúilCastlegregory / Caisleán Ghriare BACK TO TOP
Castlegregory Summer Festival One of the oldest festivals in the country: events geared for all the family, including: Children and Adult Fancy Dress parades; Sand castle competitions; Children’s side shows; Summer Festival Queen Selection; Tennis Competition; Dances/Discos; Pet show; Treasure hunt; Family Fun Day; amusements and lots more. Further information can be obtained by contacting the Visitor Information Centre, Tailor’s Row, Castlegregory. Tel: 066-71-39422.
12 – 14 July/Iúil Dingle / An Daingean BACK TO TOP
Cuisle Chorca Dhuibhne Global Rhythm Festival Cuisle Chorca Dhuibhne-Dingle’s Global Rhythm Festival’s motivation is to highlight the many different styles of percussion and dance that can be heard and seen on the Dingle Peninsula from the Bodhrán, Fife and Drum to West African drumming and dancing, capoeira samba and more. Ronan Ó Snodaigh from Kila will perform and teach his very unique style of bodhrán playing. Parade, Samba Bands, workshops for children and adults (beginners and advanced) a drum circle, evening performances and much more. More Details to Follow
26-29 July/Iúil Brandon & Cloghane / Clochán Bréanainn BACK TO TOP
Féile Lughnasa Revival of the Celtic Harvest Festival – A four day event with a mixture of activities including hill walking, visits to historical sites, beach and field competitions for young and old, entertainment, poetry, music and song. Telephone:+353 (0)66 713 8137 Fax:+353 (0)66 713 8282 Email: email@example.com
2 August/Lúnasa Ballydavid / Baile na nGall BACK TO TOP
Regatta Baile na nGall The regatta festival is an event for all the family, offering traditional currach racing.
August/Lúnasa 2-6 Lispole / Lios Póil BACK TO TOP
Féile Lios Póil A full programme of sport, music, walks, competitions and much more in and around the parish of Lispole. Details on the festival’s FACEBOOK PAGE
August / Lúnasa 2 – 5Annascaul / Abhainn an Scáil BACK TO TOP
Annascaul Beerfest The sixth annual Annascaul Beerfest will be held in the village from 2 to 5 August. Annual Beer Festival with all profits donated to local charities and causes. We attract home many people from Annascaul who are living abroad in Europe and beyond. For additional information seehttp://annascaulbeerfest.wordpress.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact J.P. McCarthy on 086 1089437
August / Lúnasa 9-11Dingle / An Daingean BACK TO TOP
Dingle Races Three days of horse and pony racing at the Ballintaggart racecourse, Dingle. www.dingleraces.ie
7 September / Meán Fomhair Dingle / An Daingean BACK TO TOP
Dingle Marathon The Dingle half, full and ultra marathon takes place on 7 September 2013. www.dinglemarathon.ie
12-15 September / Meán Fomhair Dingle / An Daingean BACK TO TOP
Dingle Tradfest Dingle Tradfest is Ireland’s newest innovative Trad-Fusion Music Festival. The festival will provide a platform for both National and Internationally acclaimed performing artists to showcase modern and original talents within the usually more traditional environment that is the Dingle Peninsula.www.dingletradfest.com
September / Meán Fomhair 28-29 Castlegregory / Caisleán Ghriare BACK TO TOP
Castlegregory Walking Festival Graded walks in the mountains of Chorca Dhuibhne suitable for persons with varying abilities. An opportunity to explore this most beautiful of areas on foot, in the company of experienced guides.