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Upcoming Events

Killarney plays host to various festivals and events throughout the year. Here at the Torc Hotel we are ideally located for all upcoming events in Killarney and surrounding areas. Enjoy the buzz and craic of some of Irelands most famous festivals and events while escaping afterwards to our quiet modern boutique hotel in the countryside.

The INEC Centre in Killarney is one of Ireland’s premier concert and event venues and attracts many international and chart-topping artists, comedians, musicals, cabarets, theatrical productions and the best in traditional Irish shows.

Here we have compiled a list of some of the very best events that are happening around the area in May:


Darkness into Light

Saturday 11th May 2019


Nathan's Walk - Killarney Racecourse


Killarney’s Ultimate High Peaks Challenge

18th May 2019

Killarney’s Ultimate High Peaks Challenge  is an exhilarating and unique 1 day event in which participants self navigate their way along a pre-planned route across the highest mountain range in Ireland – The majestic MacGillycuddy’s Reeks.  During the course of this memorable day participants will trek over 25km ( 15km for LITE route ) of wild and rugged mountain terrain ticking off many of Ireland’s highest summits with a total height gain of almost 2500 metres ( 1500 metres for LITE route).

Killarney Hardman Full & Half Marathon

Sunday 19th May 2019

Ross Castle, Killarney

See full details on: www.hardman.ie




31st May – 2nd June

K-Fest is delighted to present another year of some of the best in up and coming Irish Bands, Musicians and DJ’s. 

Check out the full line -up on www.k-fest.ie


Listowel Writers Week

Wednesday, May 29th to Tuesday June 4th


A fixture in the Irish events calendar for more than three decades, this very popular festival draws a huge crowd every year and is one of the most friendly and sociable events on the Irish calendar.


Killarney Bike Fest

31st May to 3rd June

The Torc Hotel, Killarney welcomes everyone back to Killarney.

Don’t forget to refuel here with us with our extensive bar menu served 12 – 8.45


Kerry International Tattoo Convention 2019

This years convention will be taking place in the Gleneagle Hotel from the  31st of May to the 2nd of June in the historic town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, surrounded by the majestic setting of Ireland’s National Park.