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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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As part of Killarney Racecourse programme celebrating  200 years of horse racing in Killarney, Minister for Education, Norma Foley, TD., was on hand on Friday afternoon, to mark the bi-centenary by unveiling a new entrance to the racecourse. Racing in Killarney dates back to 1822. The Racecourse overlooks the lakes and mountains of Killarney National Park, and also includes a nine hole Ross golf course.   included  is Gerard Coughlan, Chairman, Board of Directors, Killarney Racecourse. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC*** Issued 19/08/2022

The keys to the Kingdom New entrance unveiled at Killarney Racecourse today!

Killarney Racecourse officially unveiled its new entrance today as part of their bi-centenary celebrations programme. Minister for Education, Norma Foley together with Jonathan Mullin Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs from Horse Racing Ireland, The Irish Horse-Racing Regulatory Board and Killarney Racecourse formally opened the gates as part of a short ceremony before racing. The […]

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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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