Calendar of Events in the Dingle Peninsula

Féile Lios Póil

July / Iúil 31 - August Lúnasa 6


Féile Lios Póil is a community festival which takes place in the parish of Lios Póil, Co Kerry every August bank holiday weekend.

A celebration of life in rural Ireland. Emphasis on Something for everyone - young & old. Béim ana-mhór ardteanga dúchais. Irish language promoted and encouraged during festival. Music, song, children's sports, arts & crafts, hill walking, car treasure hunt, table quiz, sheep show, Irish dancing feis, bric-a-brac, and lots more.

See the programme of events in West Kerry Live.

Dingle Races

August / Lúnasa 7-9

Every year in August, the field at Ballintaggart changes into an enormous racetrack filled with horses, jockeys and horse racing enthusiasts from all over Ireland and the rest of the world.

Full details at

Regatta an Daingin / Dingle Regatta

August / Lúnasa 15 & 16

dregattaposter15The Dingle Regatta will take place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 August. Expect two days of highly competitive naomhóg racing along with a carnival atmosphere.


National Heritage Week / Seachtain Oidhreachta Naisiúinta

August / Lúnasa 22-30

The following events are being held in Corca Dhuibhne:
  • Free Entry/Saor Cead Isteach go Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne Location: Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne Date: 23rd August 10:00 AM to 17:00 PM , 30th August 10:00 AM to 17:00 PM
  • Siúlóid Oidhreachta - Guided Heritage Walk Location: Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh (Ballyferriter) Date: 26th August 14:15 PM to 17:00 PM
  • Turas le Treoraí Location: Cuas an Bhodaigh Date: 27th August 13:00 PM to 15:00 PM
  • Léacht: Logainmneacha Chnoc Bréanainn Location: An Lárionad Forbartha Teanga, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Date: 26th August 20:00 PM to 22:00 PM
  • Talk: 'Living on the Wild Atlantic Way 1000 years ago' Location: An Lárionad Forbartha Teanga, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Date: 28th August 20:00 PM to 21:30 PM

Regatta Bhréanainn / Brandon Regatta

August / Lúnasa 23

1340brandonregattaThe annual race meeting of the traditional canvas and tar covered boats, or “Naomhóga” is held in Cé Bhréanainn, Brandon Pier.

Regatta Baile na nGall / Ballydavid Regatta

August / Lúnasa 30

The Ballydavid (Baile na nGall) Regatta will take place west of Dingle at the pier in Ballydavid. Great family day out for all the family. For more information contact Tigh TP on 066-9155300. rescheduled from the August Bank Hoiday Monday (weather permitting).


Travel Information

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Transport on the Dingle Peninsula