Storm Fest 2016

Comhaontas Turasóireachta Chorca Dhuibhne / Dingle Peninsula Tourism Alliance

 Storm Festival 5th, 6th & 7th February 2016


Be a part of the Dingle Peninsula’s inaugural Storm Festival 2016, “The Calm before our Seasonal Storm”.This is the Festival for Us All to have Fun Filled Drama, Action & Music!

The Storm Festival Weekend will be a fantastic opportunity for all our members and tourism businesses on the peninsula to network and learn something new. So bring your Business Cards & Brochures and Network as You enjoy the Delights and Experiences of our Magnificent Dingle Peninsula”


Singing Up a Storm

Friday 5th February

St. James Church, Dingle @ 5.30pm / 7.15pm

Scoil Cill Mhic a’ Domhnaigh, Dingle Peninsula Gospel Choir, Cór Chorca Dhuibhne, St. Mary’s Choir and  Banna Ceoil Cheann Trá


Storm Photo Exhibition at Castlegregory Club Rooms, Village Centre

Friday – 2pm to 6pm, Saturday – 12 noon to 5pm and Sunday – 10am to 2pm

For Photographers to join in, please contact Marcia on (087) 169 3493


The Dingle Peninsula Storm Chases (Treasure Hunts)

Saturday Registration from 10.30am to 12 Noon (Dingle Peninsula West) and Sunday Registration from 10.30am to 12 Noon (Dingle Peninsula East & North Shore)

Full of High Excitement, Blustery Clues, Windy Tales, Cosy Curiosities &  Lots of Things You Didn’t Know About!


Storm Swim at Castle Beach, Castlegregory

Saturday Morning – to be confirmed


“Tourism Challenges & Opportunities for Your Future On the Dingle Peninsula”

(Saturday 11.30am in St. James’s Church, Dingle – Tourism Seminar)

Featuring: Eoghan Corry (Editor, Travel Extra, Business Travel News Journalist of the Year) Professor Enda McGovern (Associate Professor of Marketing at Sacred Heart University)  ‘Tourism and Sustainability: What the Future Might Look Like?”. Contributions on the Door towards Festival Funds.


Storm Walk – “Gallarus Oratory – A building that survived thousands of storms”

Saturday Afternoon at 2.30pm from Gallarus Oratory

Guided Walk by Seamus Kelliher including a Welly Competition!


Cooking Up a Storm in Castlegregory

Saturday Evening at 6pm

Homemade Vegetable Soup & Brown Bread’ Lamb Casserole or Fish Pie, Choice of Desserts, Tea or Coffee (All local produce). 3 Course Dinner @ €12pp

Tickets available at Castlegregory Information Office (066) 713 9422 – Book Tickets in Advance due to limited capacity


Storm Talk, Ceoil & Dráma

Saturday Night – Halla Le Chéile, Cloghane at 8.30pm

Welcome Music by Scoil Náisiúnta An Chlochán, Port Yarrock Wreck by Sheila Mulcahy and the Hy-Breasal Theatre Company presents ‘The Pure of Heart’ by John B. Keane


The Ship Wreck Walk – Fermoyle to Maharees

Sunday Morning at 10.30am from Fermoyle Beach

In association with Dingle Hillwalking Club & Cumann Sléibhteoireacht an Leith-Triúigh. Followed by Bowl of Soup & Sandwiches……..


“ Strange Storm Strandings of Loggerhead Turtles & More”

Sunday Morning at 11.30am in Dingle Oceanworld, Mara Beo

30 Minute Talk By Louise Overy, Head Aquarist


“Tom Crean & Antarctic Storms”

Sunday From 12 Noon at the South Pole Inn, Annascaul

Informal Talks from 12 noon By Gary Percival throughout the afternoon



For more information on the Storm Festival or to add your own event or activity, please call Caroline on (087) 123 8273