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Festivals & Events

The Festivals and Events held in Kenmare are many and varied, there is something to suit everyone!

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  • Eclipse Ireland summer camps

    Pony, Activity, Survival Camp & More!

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  • Music nights in Kenmare

    LIVE MUSIC! Eat. Drink. Enjoy.

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  • The Carnegie Players Present:: "Anyone Could Rob A Bank" by Thomas Coffey - Opening Night

    Gala Opening Night Friday 28th July 2017 - 7:30pm Curtain 8pm Further Shows on the 29th, 30th & 31st - 8pm Tickets: €15 / €12 (Students) This July sees the return of The Carnegie Players with "Anyone Could Rob A Bank" by Thomas Coffey In this music-hall style farce, three men, Badger, Jereen and Windy, discuss how easy it would be to rob the local bank and they come up with the perfect plan. When they wake up to the news that the local bank has been robbed using their plan, they begin to suspect each other. Produced by Padraig Rochford and directed by Carmel Moriarty with an ensemble cast of some old faces and some new.

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  • The Carnegie Players Present: "Anyone Could Rob A Bank" by Thomas Coffey - Opening Night

    2nd Night Saturday 29th July 2017 - 8pm Further Shows on the 30th & 31st - 8pm Tickets: €15 / €12 (Students) This July sees the return of The Carnegie Players with "Anyone Could Rob A Bank" by Thomas Coffey In this music-hall style farce, three men, Badger, Jereen and Windy, discuss how easy it would be to rob the local bank and they come up with the perfect plan. When they wake up to the news that the local bank has been robbed using their plan, they begin to suspect each other. Produced by Padraig Rochford and directed by Carmel Moriarty with an ensemble cast of some old faces and some new.

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  • The Carnegie Players Present: "Anyone Could Rob A Bank" by Thomas Coffey - Opening Night

    3rd Night Sunday 30th July 2017 - 8pm Further Shows on the 31st - 8pm Tickets: €15 / €12 (Students) This July sees the return of The Carnegie Players with "Anyone Could Rob A Bank" by Thomas Coffey In this music-hall style farce, three men, Badger, Jereen and Windy, discuss how easy it would be to rob the local bank and they come up with the perfect plan. When they wake up to the news that the local bank has been robbed using their plan, they begin to suspect each other. Produced by Padraig Rochford and directed by Carmel Moriarty with an ensemble cast of some old faces and some new.

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  • The Carnegie Players Present: "Anyone Could Rob A Bank" by Thomas Coffey - Opening Night

    4th Night Monday 31st July 2017 - 8pm Tickets: €15 / €12 (Students) This July sees the return of The Carnegie Players with "Anyone Could Rob A Bank" by Thomas Coffey In this music-hall style farce, three men, Badger, Jereen and Windy, discuss how easy it would be to rob the local bank and they come up with the perfect plan. When they wake up to the news that the local bank has been robbed using their plan, they begin to suspect each other. Produced by Padraig Rochford and directed by Carmel Moriarty with an ensemble cast of some old faces and some new.

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  • Music: 'An Irish Heart'- The Show

    Music: 'An Irish Heart'- The Show Friday 4th August 2017 - 8pm Tickets: €16 / €12 (Students) 'An Irish Heart' is the brain child of Grace Foley. Grace who has strong family connections with Kenmare is a singer with a rich background in performance. Grace is joined by three wonderful musicians; Lucy Tanner on violin, Jayme Linehan on piano and Conor Linehan on guitar. We are now delighted to welcome too young, extremely talented, dancers to the 'An Irish Heart' team. Scott O Meara and Ciaran Quigley of the Hegarty Irish Dance Academy will be alternating between the different concerts and will add another exciting element to the concert. 'An Irish Heart' allows the audience to experience the 'real Ireland'. This show stands out from the others as it fuses different genres, styles and disciplines to take the audience on a truly unique journey.

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  • The 10th Irish Ceramic Awards Exhibition

    The 10th Irish Ceramic Awards Exhibition August 6th to 21st at Mill Cove Gallery Kenmare

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  • Summer Camp. Let's make a .... Musical!

    George and his team are back this summer with a brand new summer camp. This year's musical is Hairspray and we can't wait to welcome Kenmare to the 60s with another all singing,all dancing fun filled week of performing arts!

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  • LIVE on the Pier

    Live on The Pier with Paddy Casey & Mundy & David Birmingham from 2PM - 5PM €10 per Adult, Children Free. Tickets at gate

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  • Kenmare STEAM Summer Camp for Kids - Designer Minds

    Designer Minds Primary Science, Design & Technology Summer Camp 8th August until 11th August 2017 Kenmare Gateway

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  • Drama / Comedy: "The Man in the Woman's Shoes" by Mikel Murfi

    Mikel Murfis tender and at sometimes daft one man show comes to The Carnegie Arts Centre for one night only. Pope John Paul 1 is not long dead, autumn is closing in and Pat Farnon has 'some business' to do in town. Set in Ireland in October 1978, "The Man in the Woman's Shoes" follows the life of Pat Farnon as he walks to town and back. Friday 18th August 2017 - 8pm Tickets: €15 / €12

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  • Small Roads Festival Of Theatre And Dining

    Save the date! This October all small roads lead to Kenmare for this festival. The Small Roads Festival Of Theatre And Dining will highlight the best of entertainment and award winning cuisine that can be found in this beautiful part of Ireland. Eat a delicious meal in one of the many eateries in the town and with in a 30 minute drive, be entertained by the festival plays and relax in one of the quality places stay in the area. During the day why not discover local activities, shopping and breath-taking scenery. Eat, Stay and Enjoy.. This special festival will not disappoint.

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  • Kenmare Halloween Howl

    Save the date for Halloween Howl 2017. Expect the unexpected at Kenmares's Halloween Howl. Go wild and be prepared to be entertained and alarmed by ghostly things that go bump in the night in the scariest of places in Ireland for Halloween in this week - long festival.

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  • Save the date: Dancing with the Shamrocks

    Kenmare GAA Club presents Dancing with the Shamrocks Time 8pm at Kenmare Gaa Hall Tickets €20

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  • HalloWonderland - Theatre Games Halloween Production

    HalloWonderland - Alice is in big trouble. She fell asleep when she was supposed to be watching the chocolate for the Queen of Hearts' Halloween party, and the Jabberwock stole it all! Now she has to get it back before the party or it's off with her head...

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  • Nollaig Neidin

    The perfect place to relax and spend time over the holiday period. People, food, shopping and enjoyment - Kenmare's passions. Come and join the fun and festivities this Christmas and New year. Santa's grotto, story telling, movies and more. Keep an eye on the Kenmare.ie Facebook page for regular updates.

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