Killarney Races, Killarney

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Killarney Racecourse boasts the title of one of the most Scenic Racecourses in Ireland. Situated in Killarney town its offers a mixture of National Hunt and Flat Racing with a Fantastic Atmosphere to suit any Racegoer.

Killarney hosts eleven days of racing over 3 Summer Festivals in May, July and August.

Dates for the Diary:

May Festival

Sunday 13th of May - Day Meeting

Monday 14th of May - Evening Meeting

Tuesday 15th of May - Evening Meeting

July Festival

Monday 16th of July - Evening Meeting

Tuesday 17th of July - Evening Meeting

Wednesday 18th of July - Evening Meeting

Thursday 19th of July - Ladies Day - Day Meeting

August-September Festival

Wednesday 29th of August - Evening Meeting

Thursday 30th August - Evening Meeting

Friday 31st August - Evening Meeting

Saturday 1st September - Ladies Day - Day Meeting
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  • August 17, 2017
    When the sun shines and there is a race meeting on this is the place to be. A mountainis background , fresh air what more do you want apart from a winner  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    A real show, both in the stands VIP (teenage girls in gala attire!) but especially the many bookmakers and well on adrenaline when my horse to win.
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  • August 8, 2017
    We spent an evening at the Killarney races, having dinner there, enjoying the races and then dancing at the after party - fun times! For many of our party of 12 it was the first time there and placing...  more »
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  • April 30, 2017
    Nice place
  • May 16, 2016
    Brilliant

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Where to stay in Killarney

Travelers visit Killarney for the national park surrounding it, and there are plenty of places to stay in town that capitalize on the natural beauty of the valley setting. Because of its popularity, Killarney has more hotel beds than any other town or city in Ireland other than Dublin. Stay at a hotel or hostel in the town's center near the bustling corner of Main Street and East Avenue Road, or find a place along the side streets off Main Street for easy access to tourist shops, local pubs, and restaurants. There are plenty of affordable bed and breakfasts or guesthouses just within walking distance from the center, or you can stay outside of town at a scenic farmhouse or luxurious resort.
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