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  • Dingle Regatta
    Dingle Regatta, the start of the under 18yrs race. Each boat comprise 2 female and 2 male rowers.

Festivals & Events on the Dingle Peninsula

July 29 - August 1 Féile Lúghnasa Festival, Brandon ~ Cloghane

A Celtic harvest festival that dates back 2,000 years. Revived in 1995, the Festival features music, children’s activities, stage dramas as well as many local traditions, including sheep shearing, a blessing of the boats at Brandon Pier, and a pilgrimage to the summit of Mount Brandon.

August 5-7 Dingle Races

Ireland's largest and best horse and pony meeting featuring three days of horse racing including Ladies' Day.

August 13-14 Dingle Regatta

An annual celebration of the skill and expertise of local boatmen. Watch them as they carefully and fearlessly navigate their way round the harbour in a series of highly competitive races.

September 3 Dingle Marathon

For athletes and enthusiasts, a half marathon, a full marathon and an ultra marathon.

September 30 - October 2 Dingle Food & Wine Festival

Buy taste tickets and visit over 50 outlets including restaurants, pubs, cafes etc. To go along with this there's street entertainment, music and much more.

October 28-31 Annascaul Walking Festival

For details contact Annascaul Walking Club on 087 316 1562

November 4-6 Féile Bheag Filíochta poetry festival

The 10th annual Little Poetry Festival. This popular, winter, festival brightens up the mind with lectures, readings and workshops, and good natured open microphone events

December 26 Through out the Peninsula Wren's Day

Traditional St Stephen's Day celebrations, with musicians and their followers travelling the highways and byways in costume.

December 31 Dingle New Year's Eve

Join us for the spectacular fireworks display (at 10 pm) and follow the Dingle Fife and drum band marching the streets of Dingle as we welcome 2017!