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Killarney Racecourse

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Killarney Horse Races Were a Blast

After seeing some signs when we came into town, we decided at the last minute to attend the horse... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark T
Great city

We recently completed a two week tour of Ireland, Killarney is one of my favorite stopping places... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Parker, Kansas
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Killarney Racecourse Grounds Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 1125
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After seeing some signs when we came into town, we decided at the last minute to attend the horse races. They only race three weeks a year, so you have to get lucky on the timing, but it would be worth planning your trip to...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We recently completed a two week tour of Ireland, Killarney is one of my favorite stopping places. Great hotels lots of entertainment in town and a great place to drive out of to other tourist spots. The races were a lot of fun also.

Thank Charles19612017
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This has to be the most picturesque racecourse in Ireland with the stunning backdrop of the Kerry landscape and a pretty setting just on the edge of town. Excellent facilities.

Thank Locker101
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Came to this part of the world having read a review in the Racing Post about 10-12 years ago. Situated in the Killarney National Park it is simply in an awesome place. The course is only just over a mile round which means you are...More

Thank TimRannMirfield
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Horse racing is special in Ireland. A stunning race track that attracts as many friendly local as visitors.

Thank _coolclogherhouse
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We went to see Celtic Steps Show at the Racecourse where we bought drinks at the Golf Club bar before the show and enjoyed magnificent views towards the lakes and mountains.

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 27 May 2018

May 2018 was a return visit after being here in 2012. The setting with the Purple Mountains on one side and McGillicudy's Reeks on the other is just amazing. Add the horses and the people and you have paradise. Already planning on how to get...More

Thank memphismickey
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We travelled to Ireland expressly for the racing and this course did not disappoint. It was a lovely atmosphere and very well kept course

Thank susiepondplant
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We went to the CELTIC STEPS show here (FANTASTIC!) and just to see the Racecourse and how well it is kept, is a wonderful sight.. The views make all the difference for this particular Racecourse. ENJOY!

Thank Christy_Luv2
Reviewed 21 May 2018

My chums and I are not avid turf fans but "when in Rome"...The whole evening was really enjoyable. The location is stunning, surrounded by beautiful mountains and greenery, and with the sun out too it would be hard to pick a nicer setting, not too...More

Thank wart1
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10 August 2018|
Response from pghsteve | Reviewed this property |
Hi, When we were at the races no dogs were present and I have never seen dogs at any thoroughbred racetrack in the USA so i would suspect the answer is no but cannot give you a definitive yes/no. Concern would be if dog got... More
Maureen P
11 July 2018|
Response from _coolclogherhouse | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am so sorry I have been away.To answer your question there usually is sorry again.
Katrina W
15 December 2016|
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Response from padraig b | Reviewed this property |
usually around 3 hours 😊