Calendar of Events in the Dingle Peninsula

April & May / Aibreán & Bealtaine

Féile na Bealtaine.

April / Aibreán 30 - May / Bealtaine 4

Féile na Bealtaine Music & Arts Festival takes place every May Bank Holiday. Over five days we bring you music, literature, art & performances from all over the world. We go to great lengths to bring something unique with a lasting memory to the Dingle Peninsula....

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6th Annual Dingle Peninsula Cycling Challenge 2015.

May / Bealtaine 2

The 6th Dingle Peninsula Cycle Challenge is on Saturday 2nd May (Bank holiday weekend)

Two routes to choose from:
125km/75 miles or 56km/35 miles

This cycle is held annually as part of Féile na Bealtaine celebrations.

Entry is only EUR 30 and funds raised goes to local charities

Free T-shirt guaranteed for all who register online

Entry fee includes a substantial feed!

All profits will be donated to charity.

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Dingle Women's Mini Marathon ~ Mion Mharatón na mBan An Daingin.

May / Bealtaine 16

The third Dingle Women's Mini Marathon will be held on Saturday, May 16th 2015.

The event is being run on a 'not for profit' basis and the beneficiaries are The National Breast Cancer Research Institute and Dingle's Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne Secondary School for the development of a running track and sports pitch.


Climb Mount Brandon Challenge - In Memory of Martin Scanlon.

May / Bealtaine 17

The Skellig Hotel Leisure Club will be climbing Mount Brandon on Sunday, May 17th 2015.
All are welcome: donations will be taken on the day, with all proceeds going to the Oncology Unit of Kerry General Hospital

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June / Meitheamh

Dingle Adventure Race Rás Eachtra An Daingin.

June / Meitheamh 6

Biking over the spectacular winding Conor Pass, following in the footsteps of St Brendan climbing Ireland's second highest Mountain range Mt Brandon, running country roads of the peninsula and kayaking in Dingle Harbour

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Féile an Phráta.

June / Meitheamh 28

On Sunday, 28 June, An Spud-off Mór will mark the completion of Féile an Phráta with the Grand Final (An Craobh Mór) where up to 10 potato growers from across the Dingle Peninsula will compete for the title of Champion Grower or 'Laoch an Phráta'. The competition is judged by impartial and knowledgeable individuals on the basis of a blind tasting of the 'spud' as cooked and presented by the grower and the competing growers will have qualified for An Craobh Mór through a series of Parish finals over the previous week.

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July / Iúil

Dingle Rhythm Festival Cuisle Chorca Dhuibhne.

July / Iúil 10-12

Percussion, rhythm and dance from around the world in Dingle.




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