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What’s on in Kinsale this Weekend!

The Events calendar for Kinsale is hotting up for Spring with a number of headline events and festivals listed on and in the weekly Kinsale Advertiser.

Don’t forget to register for the Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk on Sunday 5th March 2017 at 12 noon at Collins Kinsale Pharmacy, O’Connor’s Pharmacy or online. All welcome.

Most restaurants have re-opened for the season and many have exciting new menus as well as classic favourites. Remember that Twisted is now open for lunch from 12.00-4.00pm, The Supper Club is now serving Sunday Lunch 12.30-3.30pm and The Shack re-opens on Thursday 2nd March. Congratulations to all the Kinsale restaurants who have been nominated in the RAI Irish Restaurant Awards 2017 and thanks to everyone for public nominations

Kinsale is renowned for live music in pubs and this weekend is no exception. This weekend, music includes Irish Draught featuring Geno the Whistler at Sam’s Bar tonight, 24th February 2017, with The Stars playing The Blue Haven at 10pm and After Hours playing The Folkhouse at 10.30pm

On Saturday, Crazy Chester plays The Blue Haven at 10pm while Full Circle plays the Folkhouse at 10mp and Sunburnt Crows play Sam’s Bar. DJ Niall is at Hamlets and DJ Sean at the Bacchus Nightclub from 11.30pm.

On Sunday 26th February, the trad sessions are at 8.30pm at The Blue Haven, while The Americhanics play Sam’s Bar.  King K have their residency at The Folkhouse at 9pm.

Next week sees some interesting events, including the monthly lecture of Kinsale History Society on Thursday 2nd March 2017 at Kinsale Temperance Hall at 8pm with Terry Connolly in the lecture Chair. Archdeacon Tom Duggan, who had the new bridge, Kinsale, named in his honour, will be remembered in this lecture.

Very much an enigma, he was a grandson of a Fenian patriot, a veteran of the First and Second World Wars, he was also a strong supporter of the Independence movement and a rebel within Church circles. Possibly his greatest achievement was to set Kinsale on its current path of prosperity.

On Friday 3rd March, Songs of Love & Praise with the Castlecomer Male Voice Choir with special guests Dan Twomey & Julie O’Sullivan at 7.30pm at the Friary Kinsale in aid of Friary Renovation Fund.

Also on Friday 3rd March, a workshop entitled ‘Innovate & Grow Your Business’ with Gwenn Clayton takes place at Kinsale Business Hub, Hamlets, 1.30pm. €25.00 Bookings:


Gwenn Clayton

The Kinsale Business Hub kicks off officially on Monday 6th March from 12pm-5pm at Hamlet’s whereby business owners and freelancers can meet, connect and network between meetings or just pop in for a coffee and chat.

On Saturday 4th March 2014, Kinsale Outdoor Education Centre commences Kayak Club, 14yrs +.
€80 for 4 weeks.

Also on Saturday 4th March 2014, Life Science Consultants are hosting two workshops in association with Engineers Week at Actons Hotel, 2pm and 4pm. Register:

Ladies .. Save the date – Tuesday 7th March 2017 at 10am and 8pm for two seminars on posture and breast health with Posture Matters and Kinari. Free event but donations to Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk.



For updates on all events in Kinsale, check out our website and The Kinsale Advertiser.


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