A Visitor Guide to County Kerry

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listowel eventsListowel has two big events – Listowel Races in September and Writer’s Week in May/June. These two attract huge crowds to the town.
But there’s lots more happening throughout the year.
Find more Listowel Events here.

Listowel Races 2018

27/08/2018

Listowel Races 2018 is another great week of horse racing and other fun activities. Listowel Races, also known as Listowel Festival of Racing or Listowel Harvest Festival is the last festival meeting of the racing Calendar year. It is a mixture of great flat and National Hunt racing with top [Read More…]

Listowel Races June 2018

04/06/2018

A two day meeting at Listowel at the beginning of June. This is a more relaxed meeting than the big festival in September, with plenty of room in the stands for a more comfortable experience. Listowel Races June 2018 is another nice smaller meeting in Listowel. Day one is an [Read More…]

Listowel Writers Week 2018

07/04/2018

This is one of Ireland’s best and most well-known literary festivals. It has got better and better over 30 years and celebrates the writings of Listowel’s famous writers as well a putting on competitions for new writers, a week of plays, reading, workshops, music and much more. There is always [Read More…]

Listowel Food Fair 2017

31/10/2017

Over the past 23 years, Listowel Food Fair has grown  and is now regarded as one of the top food fairs in Ireland. Listowel Food Fair 2017  kicks off with a Celebrity Cookery Demonstration with Lizzy Lyons (Lizzy’s Little Kitchen) & TV Presenter and actor Simon Delaney.  Listowel is well known for [Read More…]

Listowel Writers Week 2017

19/02/2017

This is one of Ireland’s foremost literary festivals. It has grown over 30 years and celebrates the writings of Listowel’s famous writers as well a putting on competitions for new writers, a week of plays, reading, workshops, music and much more. Highlights of Listowel Writers Week 2017: Wednesday 31st: Presentation [Read More…]