Four Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

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The weather is set to put a dampener on today, but there’s still a few things to get up to this weekend as the weather clears up…


1. A festival tonic…


The Ashe Hotel is holding something special all this weekend in the shape of a Gin Festival in Alfie’s Bar.

It kicks off on the Friday with a Terrace Party where head chef Paul will be cooking up a storm on the barbeque and Eclecto playing funk soul and jazz mixes.

On Saturday, Limerick duo Treble and Bass will be making their Ashe debut and the weekend finishes with local musician Liam Kennelly playing live at Alfie’s on Sunday from 9pm.

Throughout the weekend they will be serving a wide selection of their favourite gin mixes featuring gins from all over the world.

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2. Sandstorm rolls in…

The Sandstorm endurance race is back in Ballyheigue this weekend and hundreds are expected to take to the beach.

The race, which takes place on Saturday morning, challenges participants both physically and mentally with a course consisting of multiple obstacles and challenges along the beach. To register to take part click here or just call out and watch the action.

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3. Go for a long walk…

The Jamie Wrenn/Mike Dean walk will take place from Tralee to Castlegregory in aid of Recovery Haven cancer support house.

The walk started in 2010 and has grown from strength to strength since, raising a total so far in excess of €70,000 for local cancer charities.

The walk will leave from the Aqua Dome car park at 10:00am with registration from 9.15am (walkers are urged to please use the Brandon car park for parking facilities). Busses on the day will be provided by Mike’s family.

Organisers are asking everyone, young and old to join them for what is sure to be another great day out.

There will be a bus hop on/off facility en route and 3 refreshment stops in Curaheen, The Junction Bar, Camp and finishing with a barbeque and live music in Maurice Fitzgearld’s pub, Castlegregory.

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4. Family fun day in Blennerville…

The 38th Blennerville Pony and Agricultural Show takes place on Sunday and it has fun for all the family. Admission €5.

As well as the equestrian events there is a Dog show, Sheep classes, Sheep shearing, Bonny baby, Farrier demonstration, Bouncy castle, Rodeo bull, Food vans, Live music Vintage cars and Trade stands.

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