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Sep
10
Wed
7:00 pm WestFest Business Showcase @ Courtenay Lodge Hotel
WestFest Business Showcase @ Courtenay Lodge Hotel
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
WestFest Business Showcase @ Courtenay Lodge Hotel | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
Local businesses get a chance to showcase their products and services at the Courtenay Lodge Hotel.
Sep
11
Thu
7:30 pm Official Opening @ WestFest Stage
Official Opening @ WestFest Stage
Sep 11 @ 7:30 pm
Official Opening @ WestFest Stage | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
The Knights of WestFest 2014 officially kicks off at 8pm in The Square.
9:00 pm Ultimate Garth Brooks Experience @ WestFest Stage
Ultimate Garth Brooks Experience @ WestFest Stage
Sep 11 @ 9:00 pm
Ultimate Garth Brooks Experience @ WestFest Stage | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
If you are one of 440,000 who missed out on Garth in Croke Park this summer then you won’t want to miss Friends in Low Places: The Ultimate Garth Brooks Experience. The show has been[...]
Sep
12
Fri
7:00 pm Twilight Taste @ Desmond Castle
Twilight Taste @ Desmond Castle
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm
Twilight Taste @ Desmond Castle | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
Twilight Taste makes a welcome return to The Knights of WestFest for 2014 in the beautiful setting of the Desmond Castle court yard with some of Limericks fine dining restaurants providing a delicious tasting menu[...]
8:00 pm The Knights of Desmond @ WestFest Stage
The Knights of Desmond @ WestFest Stage
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm
The Knights of Desmond @ WestFest Stage | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
Participants in the revived Knights of Desmond contest will be interviewed on the main stage in the square by Alan Shortt of “Bull Island” fame. Dubbed as the “Male Rose of Tralee”, participants will answer[...]
10:00 pm Mary Black @ WestFest Stage
Mary Black @ WestFest Stage
Sep 12 @ 10:00 pm
Mary Black @ WestFest Stage | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
For the last quarter-century, singer Mary Black has been a dominant presence in Irish music, both at home and abroad. She has shared stages, tv shows and recording studios with some of the most revered[...]
Sep
13
Sat
10:00 am Twilight Taste Brunch @ Desmond Castle
Twilight Taste Brunch @ Desmond Castle
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Twilight Taste Brunch @ Desmond Castle | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
Twilight Taste makes a welcome return to The Knights of WestFest for 2014 in the beautiful setting of the Desmond Castle court yard with some of Limericks fine dining restaurants providing a delicious tasting menu[...]
11:00 am Charity Bungee Jump @ GAA Grounds
Charity Bungee Jump @ GAA Grounds
Sep 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Charity Bungee Jump @ GAA Grounds | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
Download Bungee Jump Application Form The Knights of WestFest Charity Bungee Jump is back for a second successive year but we’re not resting on our laurels because this year we’re going even higher with our jumpers[...]
12:00 pm 10K Road Race @ GAA Grounds
10K Road Race @ GAA Grounds
Sep 13 @ 12:00 pm
10K Road Race @ GAA Grounds | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
Newcastle West GAA hosts the WestFest 10k road race. For further details visit: NCW GAA.
1:30 pm 5K Colour Fun Run @ GAA Grounds
5K Colour Fun Run @ GAA Grounds
Sep 13 @ 1:30 pm
5K Colour Fun Run @ GAA Grounds | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
Newcastle West GAA hosts WestFest’s first ever 5k Colour Fun Run. The Colour run phenomenon started in the US and has now arrived in Ireland. This is the run that puts the “fun” into fun[...]
8:00 pm Gavin James @ WestFest Stage
Gavin James @ WestFest Stage
Sep 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Gavin James @ WestFest Stage | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
Dublin singer songwriter Gavin James began to play guitar aged eight. After leaving secondary school, James gigged around Dublin’s Temple Bar and quickly began getting himself heard, an audience was growing. While working on his[...]
9:30 pm The Coronas @ WestFest Stage
The Coronas @ WestFest Stage
Sep 13 @ 9:30 pm
The Coronas @ WestFest Stage | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
The Coronas are an Irish rock and indie band that originated in Dublin. They are signed to their own independent record label, 3ú Records, and are based between Dublin and London. They have released three[...]
Sep
14
Sun
12:00 pm Family Funday @ GAA Grounds
Family Funday @ GAA Grounds
Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Family Funday @ GAA Grounds | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
The return of the popular Knights of WestFest Family Funday. A sure fire hit with everyone from young to old and something for all the family.
2:00 pm Soapbox Derby @ Churchtown
Soapbox Derby @ Churchtown
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Soapbox Derby @ Churchtown | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
Download Soapbox Derby Application Form New to the festival this year, a daring soapbox race down Churchtown Hill. We are looking for crazy, fun-loving individuals with BIG ideas. Whether you are an adrenaline junkie or[...]
8:30 pm Crowning of The Knight Of Desmond @ Desmond Castle
Crowning of The Knight Of Desmond @ Desmond Castle
Sep 14 @ 8:30 pm
Crowning of The Knight Of Desmond @ Desmond Castle | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
The 2014 Knight of Desmond will be crowned on the WestFest stage.
9:15 pm WestFest Fireworks @ Desmond Castle
WestFest Fireworks @ Desmond Castle
Sep 14 @ 9:15 pm
WestFest Fireworks @ Desmond Castle | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
Another WestFest comes to a close but as usual it will go out with a bang with a magnificent fireworks display lighting up the Square in Newcastle West with the town’s Desmond Castle providing a[...]
9:30 pm The High Kings @ WestFest Stage
The High Kings @ WestFest Stage
Sep 14 @ 9:30 pm
The High Kings @ WestFest Stage | Newcastle West | Limerick | Ireland
The High Kings makes a welcome return visit to WestFest having first played the festival in 2012. The Multi Platinum band now signed to Sony International and comprise Brian Dunphy, Finbarr Clancy, Martin Furey and Darren Holden. A quartet[...]

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    6 hours ago

  • Bungee jump and soapbox derby forms are available for download @ www.westfest.ie

    Fantastic music, great food and fun for all the family. It's the Knights of WestFest 2014 in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick headlined by The Coronas.

    17 hours ago

  • Bungee Jump deadline is fast approaching and places are filling fast. Last day for signing up is Saturday 30th August. Get your name in today !!!

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    August 20

  • ***Please Share*** The following Coach Companies will run Bus Transfers to/from Newcastle West During Westfest: Abbeyfeale/Castleisland Area : Billy Mangan Coaches : 087-9568382 Limerick City & County : Joe Lawlor : 086-2457537 Cork County : McCarthy Coaches : 0868690226 Please contact coach companies with group numbers.

    August 20

  • *** A Show That Will 100% Go Ahead*** Friends in Low Places - The Garth Brooks Experience as seen on The Late Late Show will open the Westfest Stage on Thurs 11th Sept! No resident objections here hold onto those cowboy hats and lets rock out together Sept 11th

    August 20

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