Revival rocks 2,000 in Listowel

Around 2,000 music lovers enjoyed some of Ireland’s top talent at this year’s sold out Revival Festival in Listowel on Saturday night - which brought with it a huge surge in trade.

Crowds travelled not only from around the county but from far corners of the country to hear hits such as ‘Teenage Kicks’ and ‘My Perfect Cousin’ from The Undertones, ‘Trust Me I’m a Doctor’ and ‘Drop Down The Anchor’ by The Blizzards, and Hermitage Green songs such as ‘Quicksand’ and ‘Save Your Soul’, as they played live in Listowel Square.

 

€1.2 million in prizes at Listowel Races

A whopping €1.2 million in total prize money is on offer at this year’s seven-day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival which takes place this September.

There’ll be plenty of serious racing, serious fun and sensational style at the 159th race meeting in Listowel, which is Munster’s biggest and best racing festival.

The seven-day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival starts on Sunday September 10th and runs to Saturday September 16th and will include the €175,000 Guinness Kerry National Handicap Steeplechase (Grade A) Chase on Wednesday 13th; the €55,000 Guinness Handicap Hurdle on Thursday 14th and the Listowel Races Supporters Club Sponsored Race ‘The Slán Abhaile” on Saturday 16th of September.