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Jacy Ybanez from Tralee, winner of the AYU Best Dressed Lady at Killarney Races August Festival on Saturday.
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AugustFest Killarney Races

Another fantastic festival took place at Killarney Races last week, AugustFest delivered a fun-filled programme, super crowds, spectacular views, top-class racing and an atmosphere that was not to be missed, here are some of the highlights. Thursday, the opening day of the festival saw Kerry Senior Football Captain, Sean O’Shea with a host of his […]

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pictured at the Killarney Races August Festival opening day on Thursday evening.
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Killarney Races celebrates 200 years today!

Killarney Races celebrates 200 years of racing today at the popular County Kerry racecourse. Today (Thursday) was the opening day of AugustFest, an exciting three-day summer horse-racing festival that will run from now until Saturday 20th of August inclusive. Kerry Senior Football Captain, Sean O’Shea with a host of fellow teammates and back-room staff escorted Sam […]

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AugustFest off-track entertainment at Killarney Races

Killarney Races will host AugustFest this week, offering 3 days of top-quality jump and flat action for horse-racing fans. Today, organisers have released details of their off-track entertainment plans which are set to go down a treat with social racegoers and punters alike. With GAA celebrations, a bi-centenary celebration, an official opening and of course […]

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Hallowed Ground...St Mary's Cathedral provides the backdrop for  the Killarney Races Autumn festival on Sunday. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC ***

AugustFest a bi-centenary celebration of racing at Killarney Races

Killarney Racecourse is set to host AugustFest, an exciting three-day summer horse-racing festival from Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th of August inclusive. AugustFest marks 200 years of racing at Killarney Races offering patrons great racing, history, socialising, entertainment and so much more at Ireland’s most scenic racecourse.   With lots of ticket levels and packages including food […]

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Colours for Ukraine...Mariam Diasamidze, centre, qualified lawyer is known to her social media followers for her natural beauty and flair for fashion. She arrived in killarney from Odessa Ukraine in March, helped  launch the Killarney’s 2022 Racing Festivals, at Killarney Race Course, with Aisling O'Sullivan, Jockey, Gary Noonan with race horse ' Landue' . The May Racing Festival begins on Sunday 15th May, Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th May. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC***/No Repro Fee

“It’s ready, steady, Festival at Killarney Races!”

Ukrainian model Mariam Diasamidze and Killarney’s own Aisling O’ Sullivan joined forces with jockey Gary Noonan and the noble steed Landue, to mark the launch of the 2022 Killarney Racing Calendar in the Kingdom. Preparations are well underway at the Kerry track for their busy racing season which is set to kick off next month. […]

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