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Whether you're looking to discover Listowel's historic past or explore spectacular North Kerry, you'll be amazed by just how much there is to see and do.

Listowel Writer’s Week

Listowel Writers’ Week, Ireland’s oldest literary and arts festival, is a welcoming place where writers, artists and poets gather in the beautiful heritage town Listowel, County Kerry. We promote the writing of all genres and create an environment in …

24 The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Kerry Writers’ Museum

KERRY WRITERS’ MUSEUM Listowel has always been a magnet for visitors passionate about the written word, storytelling and all things cultural, so it should come as no surprise that we have constructed a splendid building for them in the heart of our t …

24 The Square, Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland

Childers Park and Woodlands

If you like beautiful natural scenery and relaxing walks, you will love our town park. Our ‘River Walk’ takes you along the meandering embankment of the river Feale, with fantastic views of Listowel Castle and Listowel Bridge. The peaceful Gurtinard …

Listowel Playground, Townpark, Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland

Woodford Pottery

Handthrown pottery by Pat Murphy, a range of tableware and decorative pottery all handthrown on the potters wheel and kiln fired in my workshop in Woodford Listowel. Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 10.00 to 17.00

Woodford Listowel Co.Kerry V31 NH56.

Listowel Races

Listowel’s September Race Meeting is one of the most important in Ireland. It is the last major festival of the Summer and the last one before Christmas so the crowds make the most of the festivities. Traditionally it was the meeting where the farmer …

Listowel Races, Islandmacloughry, County Kerry, Ireland

Kerry Walking Trails

This user-friendly map provides details such as trail location, length, difficulty, duration, GPS coordinates and directions to the trailhead/parking areas etc. The map can be saved and downloaded for use off-line using your Google Maps App and offer …

The Famine Graveyard – Teamplaillin Bán

Having a special place in the hearts of Listowel people, this respectfully restored graveyard and monument is somewhere for people to pay their respects and remember those who have lost their lives. Tempall Bán: Aspects of the Famine in North Kerry b …

The Famine Graveyard, Ballybunion Road, Listowel Co. Kerry

Listowel Characters Murals

The aim of this project is to breathe new life into the streets of Listowel by creating art that is meaningful, relevant and has longevity. We want to leverage what we are known for as a town and bring it together into one creative project through ou …

Listowel Castle

Originally a fortress of the Green Knights, a hereditary Norman knighthood, today, Listowel Castle gives our visitors an opportunity to step back in time and experience what life was like in medieval Kerry. Situated on a steep embankment, overlooking …

Listowel Castle, The Square, Islandmacloughry, Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland

Vintage Wireless Museum

The Vintage Wireless Museum, in Listowel County Kerry, was opened in 1986 to mark 50 years of Irish broadcasting. 1200 items are on display at the Museum. Included in these items is an extensive collection of receivers, many of which are extremely ra …

Plaza Bingo Hall

Every Sunday from 8.30pm. The Plaza Hall is a large hall with stage available to hire – please enquire for further information.

Plaza Hall, Upper Church Street, Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland

Pat McCauliffe Architectural Stucco

A kingdom of words and stories, a vibrant artistic centre, Listowel loves and treasures its artists. One of our most loved and treasured is Pat McAuliffe (1846-1921), architectural and stucco artist, whose fusion of architectural schools continue to …

Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland


Gailearai is a family business, we operate online and from our gallery here in Listowel, Co. Kerry. Founded in 2004 as Atlantic Fine Art we began to specialise in modern Irish contemporary art, from both established and emerging artists. As we are no …

Church St, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Lartigue Monorail & Museum

Listowel’s Lartigue Monorial really is one of a kind; a replica of the original steam monorail, preserved for future generations and enjoyed by thousands of visitors from all corners of the world. Visitors are taken on a short monorail journey, where …

Lartigue Monorail and Museum, John B. Keane Road, Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland

Lyreacrompane Walk

Lyreacrompane Mass Path – The resting place of Fionn Mac Cumhaill. Lyreacrompane or Ladhar an Crompain which means the space between converging rivers is located in the Stack’s Mountains of north Kerry between the Smearlagh river and the Crumpane riv …


St John’s Theatre and Arts Centre

Originally a beautiful, 19th century church, today, St John’s is a magnet for culture and theatre enthuasists from all corners of the world. The theatre’s shadowy ambience, combined with the charisma and friendliness of the staff who run it, ensure S …

St John's Theatre and Arts Centre The Square, Listowel, Co Kerry

Pat McAuliffe’s Decorative Plasterwork

Pat McAuliffe left his mark on his native Listowel in the form of some unique items of plasterwork, the most famous of which is The Maid of Erin. This depicts a Romantic image of Mother Ireland surrounded by a harp, a wolfhound and other symbols of I …

Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland