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Come home to Kerry for a month-long Diaspora Festival

Signature October Events

  • Seasonal Festivals
    Fri, 30 Sept
    County Kerry - Various
    Seasonal Festivals which traditionally take place during October will be promoted and supported to entice their own local Diaspora community to make the trip home to celebrate all that is best with their hometown and community while surrounded by their family and friends.
  • Sports & Recreational Events
    Sat, 01 Oct
    County Kerry - Various
    Clubs and organisations will engage with Diaspora-lead exchange programmes and activities to encourage International members or Kerry people involved in sporting clubs abroad to hold a sporting exchange in October. Kerry will be hosting several outdoor activities and events.
  • Family Clan Gatherings
    Sat, 01 Oct
    County Kerry - Various
    Our four Family Clan Gatherings is an initiative to engage with the O'Connors of North Kerry, O'Sullivans of Iveragh & Bera in the south of the county along with the Hibero-Norman Fitzgeralds and their rivals the McCarthys in the East and West of Kerry. Presented in association with Ireland101
  • Pop-Up Spectacles
    Sat, 01 Oct
    County Kerry - Various
    Pop-Up Spectacles will feature a pull-up, pop-up travelling Roadshow that will visit several towns throughout Kerry with street spectacle and entertainment for a number of hours on an afternoon or evening over the five weekends of October.
  • An Turas Mór VR
    Sat, 01 Oct
    Altspace VR
    Join us in VR in the An Turas Mór World for presentations, talkshows, watch parties, meetups and more throughout the month to promote the homecoming festival and Kerry. AnTurasMor can be found on AltSpace at NSG238 and all activities will be populated over the coming months.
  • Business Kerry
    Thu, 06 Oct
    Tralee - Various
    Business Kerry events will see a Diaspora focussed economic, and tourism driven business aspect to the month with a Conference along with an Awards and Gala Dinner Celebration.
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