DUNMORE EAST FESTIVALS
Dunmore East Golf Classic
An annual 4-day golfing event (usually taking place the last week in April).
A 4-person Team event open to members of Golf Clubs affiliated to their home Golfing Union who have Certified Club Handicaps includes:
- 5 days accommodation in the village of Dunmore
- 4 days of Golf
- 4 evening meals in a restaurant of your choice
Followed by prize giving with music and craic every night with all hotels and restaurants located in the village within walking distance. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
RLNI Dash & Splash
Traditionally, this fundraiser takes place in early May and with plenty of family fun on the Strand Beach it ‘opens’ the Dunmore summer bathing season. For more details see Dunmore East Lifeboat FB page.
Dunmore East Walking Festival
Takes place in mid-May and gives opportunity to more seasoned walkers to explore the surroundings of Dunmore East through guided hikes. For information, walk maps and bookings log onto www.dunmorewalks.com.
Blessing of the Boats
Traditional RLNI event for fishermen, sailors and seagoers in memory of all lost at sea, held concurrently with the RLNI Open Day. Takes place in mid-June. For more details see Dunmore East Lifeboat FB page.
Hook or by Crooke Triathlon
Takes place in mid-June. Details can be found on the Waterford Triathlon Club FB page.
Dunmore East Festival of Food, Fun & Fish
Festival with over 10 years of tradition offering food market, music, fun and entertainment for all ages. Takes place at the end of June. For updates follow festival FB page.
Dunmore East Blue Grass Festival
A 4-day event takes place on the English Bank Holiday weekend in August. Dunmore East plays stage to a host of international, national, and local bluegrass and country bands. A festival not to be missed. For details log onto www.discoverdunmore.com.
Halloween Spooky Walk
The Dunmore East Spooky Walk has been taking place for the last ten years and for many locals and visitors alike it is a Halloween must. The walk takes place in the afternoon on October 31st in the local park.
St. Andrew’s Christmas Concert
A traditional early December community fundraiser, beginning of the Christmas season in Dunmore East.
RLNI Tree of Remembrance and Christmas Swim
Two annual RLNI events held in December to commemorate the deceased and to fundraise for those who save lives at sea. The Tree of Remembrance is lit in Dunmore East harbour in early December. The Christmas Day Swim takes place on December 25th at the Dunmore East Strand Beach. For more information follow the Dunmore East Lifeboat FB page.
2018 Dunmore East Harbour Bicentenary Celebrations
Maritime Community Weekend – 22&23 September 2018
2018 Waterford City and County Festivals
All Together Now
Festival of music, drama, visual art and more for all ages. Includes programme for families with children. Takes place from 3rd to 5th August 2018 at Curraghmore Estate, Co. Waterford. For details on festival programme and information on tickets accommodation follow the festival FB page.