Festival of Kerry details are announced

Details of this year’s Festival of Kerry have been announced and it will include an entertainment programme of more than 100 acts, including Altan, a gala fashion show and selection of the Rose of Tralee. The event will get underway on Friday the 19th of August. The Chief Executive of the Festival of Kerry does not believe it has lost its appeal. Anthony O’Gara says it’s up to the committee and volunteers to win the hearts and minds of the local people in particular.He also says it is no longer a drinking festival and this has helped to eliminate the rough element.