Upcoming Events

in Killarney

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Celtic Steps

A spectacular display of Irish music, song and dance, featuring 2013 World Irish Dancing Champion, David Geaney.

* Please contact Reception for price/booking information.

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Mario Rosenstock

Hilarious Irish comedian and impressionist Mario Rosenstock returns to the INEC on Saturday 9th April. Mario will be featuring new sketches with brand new characters as seen on TV, plus your "Gift Grub" favourites featuring the upcoming General Election and Ireland off to the European Soccer Championships it can only end in tears of absolute laughter and joy!

For more information, please visit:

Date: Saturday 9th April (8pm)

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Nathan Carter Weekend

One of Country Music’s brightest stars Nathan Carter returns to the INEC Killarney for 3 nights in May. With five recorded albums, Nathan and his band will light up the stage with all the classic hits and songs that have made him a firm favorite with Irish Audiences including "Wagon Wheel" & "Caledonia". Influenced by a generation of country singers including Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Shania Twain and Brad, Nathans fifth and current album "Where I Wanna Be" reached the coveted Number 1 position in the Irish Charts. 

Further information and tickets available by visiting:

Dates: Friday 13th May - Sunday 15th May

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Killarney May Racing Festival

Killarney's May Racing Festival takes place over 3 days in May, commencing on Sunday 15th of May which is an afternoon meet. Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th of May are both evening meetings. The May festival promises the very best of festival racing with a great atmosphere.

Dates: Sunday 15th May - Tuesday 17th May

1km from The International Hotel

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Killarney Beerfest

Treat yourself to a selection of Heavenly Brews at the Killarney Beer Festival from Friday 27th May until Sunday 29th May.

The best of Irish Craft Brewers will descend upon Killarney for the 2nd year and bring with them kegs of crafty Beers to get your taste buds tingling. In association with Beoir Ireland this chock-a-block weekend includes Beer tasting, master classes, awards, competitions, artisan food village and live entertainment.

Sit back and sip your stout with live entertainment from a list of musical acts playing over the weekend who will be announced closer to the time. One can also experience the leisure of strolling through the Artisan Food Village armed with a fork to taste the best of authentic Irish food.

Dates: Friday 27th May - Sunday 29th May


Ireland BikeFest 2016

Ireland BikeFest is an international motorcycle festival based in Killarney every year. It takes places annually on the June Bank Holiday Weekend and it is Ireland’s largest free open biker festival. Live music acts, as well as the annual Ireland BikeFest Parade in aid of Muscular Dystrophy Ireland are just two of the many highlights in what is one of the best weekends taking place in the South-West of Ireland and beyond. Many a non-biking lover have been won over by the friendliness, charm and appeal of such an unique and wonderful festival experience.

Dates: Friday 3rd June - Monday 6th June

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Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 2016

The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, is the biggest one-day charity fundraising event in Munster, attracting thousands of leisure cyclists who will experience a fun and rewarding day’s cycling, completing 112 miles of the spectacular Ring of Kerry, while at the same time fundraising for a host of worthy Charities.

Registration for the cycle can be completed online at www.ringofkerrycycle.ie

Date: Saturday 2nd July

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Killarney July Racing Festival

Killarney's July Racing Festival is one of the highlights of the summer racing season. The festival takes place over 4 days in July. Thousands attend the July races each year with the festival kicking off on Monday evening with Family Evening. Tuesday and Wednesday are also evening meetings with great racing promised. Thursday 14th of July is Ladies Day where the coveted title Queen of Fashion is awarded.

Dates: Monday 11th July - Thursday 14th July

1km from The International Hotel

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Daniel O'Donnell

Legendary Donegal Singer and "Strictly Come Dancing" Star Daniel O’Donnell returns to the stage in Ireland for five very special shows in the INEC Killarney. The shows are set to take place on the 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th and 14th of August 2016.

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Dates: Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th August + Friday 12th - Sunday 14th August (8pm)

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Killarney August Racing Festival

Killarney's August Racing Festival takes place over 4 days in August, commencing on Wednesday 17th August. Wednesday to Friday are all evening meetings with Saturday being an afternoon meeting as well as incorporating Ladies Day.

The Festival features the very best of festival racing, the Vincent O'Brien Ruby Stakes on the opening day of the festival always attracts some great runners. Over the four days racing the festivals offers a prize fund of nearly €400,000.

Dates: Wednesday 17th August - Saturday 20th August

1km from The International Hotel