Ballyhoura Walking Festival & Joyce Brothers Music Festival 2023
The autumn evenings may be starting to close in, so there’s no better time to get your walking boots on for the 27th Ballyhoura Walking Festival, taking place from Friday 6th to Sunday 8thOctober in Kilfinane, Co Limerick.
Established as Ireland’s first-ever walking festival back in the day, it provides an opportunity to explore some of Ballyhoura Country's stunning scenery. Many of the walks are led by members of the Ballyhoura Bears Walking Club – who have in-depth knowledge of the area and its heritage, history, flora, and fauna – and they are suitable for all abilities, from the enthusiastic well-equipped walker who relishes a challenge to the gentle ramblers who are out to enjoy pleasant walks over the course of the weekend.
Following on from the last two years' festival, which saw record numbers of participants, this year sees the Walking Festival taking place for the third year in a row in tandem with the Joyce Brothers Music Festival, whose musical and cultural contributions added so much enjoyment to last year’s weekend.
To keep your energy levels up, make sure to check out the Cultural Food Fair organised by the Kilfinane Community Council. It's a feast for your taste buds, happening on Saturday, 7th October, between 2:00 - 4:00 pm at Ballyhoura Apple Farm.
All the events are now live and published on Eventbrite, available to book: