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Each issue features a comprehensive listing of gigs and events. West Kerry Live welcomes articles and news from readers.

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Dingle Peninsula Eco Award Gradam Feabhais Corca Dhuibhne Glas
Dingle Peninsula Eco Business Award

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Here are some of the events scheduled for the Dingle Peninsula for 2014 we will add details as we get them!
Dingle / Daingean Uí Chuis
September / Meán Fomhair 6

Dingle Marathon
Maratón An Daingin

A half, full and 50 mile ultra marathon around the spectacular Dingle peninsula. This is a ‘must do’ race guaranteeing a once in a life time experience. Dingle Marathon is famous for its breath taking scenery and beautiful rugged coastline. Over 17 miles of the route is on or next to the sea. Dingle Town comes alive this weekend with an incredible atmosphere and craic guaranteed all weekend.
Dingle / Daingean Uí Chuis
September / Meán Fomhair 11-14

Dingle Tradfest 2014
Féile Trad Daingean Uí Chuis

Dingle Tradfest is Ireland's newest innovative Trad-Fusion Music Festival.

The festival provides 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.

The Maharees / Na Machairí
September / Meán Fomhair 12-14

Maharees Autumn Reunion

A weekend of celebrations in the Maharees.

See the poster for more details.

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Inch Strand / Trá na hInse
September / Meán Fomhair 13

Kerry Stars Charity Surf Competition

There will be a surf competition on Inch Strand on Saturday 13 September: proceeds to Kerry Stars Special Olympics Club.
Ballyferriter / Baile an Fheirtéaraigh
September / Meán Fomhair 14

Féile Chultúrtha Ráiseanna Bhéal Bhán
Ballyferriter Horse and Pony Racing

Nine races from 1.30 p.m.
Horse and pony racing on the beach, music and entertainment in the village and bouncy castle on the beach.
Camp / An Cam
September / Meán Fomhair 14

Camp Vintage Rally 2014

Camp Vintage Rally will be held at the Junction Bar, Camp. Events will include the Kerry Champion Turf Cutting Competition along with the usual display of vinatge tractors, cars, bikes and small machinery. There will be a tug-of-war and sheep dog trials along with many other fun events.

All proceeds are to go the Kerry Branch of the Irish Kidney Association.
Camp / An Cam
September / Meán Fomhair 18

Camp Sheep Fair

Reputed to be one of the oldest surviving sheep fairs in Ireland, the Camp Sheep Fair will be held on Thursday 18 September.

Sheep are held in pens on the roadside at Camp Cross and bargains are made and sheep sold as in bygone days. A sheep show is one of the highlights of the day and the mutton pie is a real speciality for sale in the pubs in the village all day long.

Music, song and dance in the pubs in the evening time will bring the day to an end.

Dingle / Daingean Uí Chuis
September / Meán Fomhair 20

Dingle Triathlon

Dingle Triathlon is set against the backdrop of the magnificent and rugged beauty of the Dingle Peninsula...
The event, based at Dingle Marina Co. Kerry, sees swimmers share the open water swim section with one of our more famous residents, Fungie the dolphin.
This is followed by a challenging cycle route that takes riders on a loop around the spectacular Slea Head, before returning to transition at the marina for the final run section on quiet back roads to the finish line in Dingle town…
Ionad an Bhlascaoid, Dún Chaoin
Meán Fomhair 26-28

Comóradh Bhliantúil an Bhlascaoid Mhóir
The Annual Blascaod Commemoration

Is é téama na bliana seo 'Peaidí 'N Dúna – comóradh ar shaol agus saothar Phádraig Ua Maoileoin'.

The theme for this year's Commemoration, which will be held in the Blasket Centre between 26-28 September 2014, is 'Peaidí 'N Dúna' – commemorating the life and works of Pádraig Ua Maoileoin'.
Dingle / Daingean Uí Chuis
October / Deireadh Fomhair 3-5

Dingle Food Festival
Féile Bia Chorca Dhuibhne

Highlights of the Dingle Peninsula Food Festival include a taste trail in over 60 outlets, where festival goers can purchase taste tickets and sample local cuisine delights in locations that vary from pubs, and galleries to shop and restaurants.

Plus lots of on street entertainment, music and fun for all the family!

Details will appear on
Dingle / Daingean Uí Chuis
October / Deireadh Fomhair 11

Brandon Mountain Marathon

Brandon Mountain Marathon combines four great races into one day on Ireland's spectacular Dingle Peninsula.

From the ultimate challenge of the full mountain marathon and the challenging half marathon routes to the fun and spectacular Conor Pass Mini there are routes to suit all levels.

So come and enjoy some great running, breathtaking scenery and stick around for the after race party in a place once described by National Geographic as 'the most beautiful place on Earth' Dingle!

Details will appear on
Annascaul / Abhainn an Scáil
October / Deireadh Fomhair 24 - 27

Annascaul Walking Festival 2014

The Annascaul Walking Festival returns this October Bank Holiday Weekend (24th-27th October). There are walks to suit walkers of all abilities as well as transport and refreshments.

To download the programme and book yourself a place, follow this link.
Dingle / Daingean Uí Chuis
October / Deireadh Fomhair 25 & 26

Dingle Maritime Heritage Weekend Deireadh Seachtaine Oidhreacht Mhuirí an Daingin

A Festival Weekend to celebrate the Marine World and its people and goings on in Dingle, Co Kerry.

Details will appear on