Local Events - Kerry and Cork

Events in the South West of Ireland

There are many events which take place each year in Ireland’s South West. Here we have outlined a few which are located near to Kenmare so that you can plan your visit to the area whilst staying at the hotel.

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  • Culinary Weekend at Sheen Falls Lodge 21st - 23rd November

    An authentic taste of Umbria, in the south west of Ireland.

    We are thrilled to welcome highly acclaimed Chef, Lorenzo Polegri, to Sheen Falls Lodge for a weekend of culinary creativity, mouth watering menus, and of course, fiery Italian charm. The owner of Ristorante Zeppelin in Orvieto, Umbria, and author of The Etruscan Chef, will also be joined by local chocolatier, Benoit Lorge, and wine connoisseur, Alain Bras.

    This two-night break includes

    Friday evening’s Taste of Umbria: Chef

    Lorenzo invites you to sample Italian truffles and Olive Oil – made from his

    farm – and wine unique to the area


    Cookery demo: Work with Lorenzo to create a selection of classic dishes such as Tiramisu and a variety of pasta dishes which you can then enjoy at lunch.

    Coffee and chocolate: Learn about the art of Chocolate making from Benoit Lorge.

    Saturday evening dining: Meet for Prosecco and canapés, followed by a sumptuous five-course Italian feast. Sommelier Alain Bras will also be on hand to discuss the accompanying wines.

    Gifts: A copy of Lorenzo’s book to create your own Italian feast at home

    €660 for two guests and two nights in a Classic Room, including breakfast.