Dingle Peninsula Storm Festival


Féile na Stoirme

Storm Festival

5th, 6th & 7th February 2016

Be a part of the Dingle Peninsula’s inaugural

Storm Festival 2016

Singing Up a Storm

Friday 5th February

St. James Church, Dingle @ 7.30 pm


Cór Chorca Dhuibhne

Tricia Moriarty

St. Mary’s Choir with Soloists Bill & Peter

Dingle Peninsula Gospel Choir

Banna Ceoil Cheann Trá

Storm Photo Exhibition at Castlegregory Club Rooms, Village Centre


Friday – 2pm to 6pm

Saturday – 12 noon to 5pm

Sunday – 10am to 2pm

For Photographers to join in, please contact Marcia on (087) 169 3493

The Dingle Peninsula Storm Chases (Car Treasure Hunts)

Full of

High Excitement, Blustery Clues, Windy Tales, Cosy Curiosities &

Lots of Things You Didn’t Know About!

The Conor Pass

Dingle Peninsula West

Saturday Registration from 10.30am to 12 Noon at the Pier, Dingle

Allow 2 to 2.5 hours for this fun event

Dingle Peninsula East & North Shore

Sunday Registration from 10.30am to 12 Noon at the following locations:

O’Connor’s Guesthouse & Bar, Cloghane; Castlegregory Tourism Office, Castlegregory Club Rooms (beside the Spar Supermarket); O’Dwyers Filling Station, Camp; South Pole Inn & Hanafin’s Bar, Annascaul; & The Pier, Dingle

Allow 3.5 to 4 hours for this fun event

Follow your clues and make sure you enjoy your Sunday Lunch enroute!

Note – these are not races so take your time and savour the scenery & experiences of the peninsula!

“Tourism Challenges & Opportunities on the Dingle Peninsula”

 (Saturday 11.30am in St. James’s Church, Dingle – Tourism Seminar)


Eoghan Corry

Editor, Travel Extra

Business Travel News Journalist of the Year

“Corca Dhuibhne’s Place in the World of Tourism”

Professor Enda McGovern

Associate Professor of Marketing at Sacred Heart University

'Tourism and Sustainability: What the Future Might Look Like?”

Susan Vickers

Clean Coasts South West

'Protecting Our Coastline’


Storm Walk – “Gallarus Oratory – A building that survived thousands of storms”

Gallarus Oratory

Saturday Afternoon at 2.30 to 4pm from Gallarus Oratory

Guided Walk by Seamus Kelliher including a Colourful Welly Competition!

“Historical Storms of the Dingle Peninsula”

 (Saturday 4.30 to 5.30pm in St. James’s Church, Dingle)


Daithí de Mordha

“Tis an Ill Wind: Storms, Wrecks & Weather in West Kerry”

Doctor Conor Brosnan

 “Admiral Syllverius Moriarty & the 1872 Atlantic Storm”


Cooking Up a Storm in Castlegregory Club Rooms, Village Centre

Saturday Evening at 6pm

Homemade Vegetable Soup & Brown Bread

Lamb Casserole or Fish Pie

Choice of Desserts

Tea or Coffee

(All local produce)

3 Course Dinner @ €12pp

Tickets available at Castlegregory Information Office

(066) 713 9422 – Book Tickets in Advance due to limited capacity

Storm Talk, Ceoil & Dráma

Saturday Night – Halla Le Chéile, Cloghane at 8.30pm

Welcome Music by Scoil Náisiúnta An Chlochán

Port Yarrock Wreck by Sheila Mulcahy

Hy-Breasal Theatre Company presents ‘The Pure of Heart’ by John B. Keane

€5.00 per person              €10 per family

The Ship Wreck Walk - Fermoyle to Maharees

Sunday Morning at 10.30am sharp (due to tides) from Fermoyle Beach

In association with Dingle Hillwalking Club &

Cumann Sléibhteoireacht an Leith-Triúigh

Everyone Welcome

“Strange Storm Strandings of Loggerhead Turtles & More”

Sunday Morning at 11.30am in Dingle Oceanworld, Mara Beo

30 Minute Talk By Louise Overy, Head Aquarist


“Tom Crean & Antarctic Storms”

South Pole Inn

Sunday From 12 Noon at the South Pole Inn, Annascaul

Informal Talks from 12 noon By Gary Percival throughout the afternoon

“I came here because I wanted a wild place and I like wild places!”

David Lean, Ryan’s Daughter

(Whilst there is no cover charge for most events, contributions will be most appreciated for the running of the Festival)

For more information on the Dingle Peninsula Storm Festival or to add your own event or activity, please call Caroline on (087) 123 8273

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Comhaontas Turasóireachta Chorca Dhuibhne – Ag cur Corca Dhuibhne chun cinn le chéile

Do come and stay!
We are very happy to help guide you to your idyllic holiday or short break on the Dingle Peninsula. Dingle Peninsula Tourism Alliance, a marketing co-operative owned and managed by its members across the peninsula, have produced this website to provide you, our visitors with the most up to date information you need to plan and enjoy your visit.

If you cannot find the information you need, or have a question you would like answered, please feel free to contact us.

Comhaontas Turasóireachta Chorca Dhuibhne
Aonad 4, Páirc Gnó na Coille, Daingean Uí Chúis, Contae Chiarraí, Éire

Dingle Peninsula Tourism Alliance
Office 4, The Wood Business Park, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland