Activities

Live Irish music, golf, shopping, local crafts, arts and antiques, falconry and archery, Adare has plenty to offer our visitors.

 

Adare Farmers Market

Every Saturday at the town hall in the centre of the village. Fresh fruit, vegetables, cakes and more. 10am to 2pm every Saturday.

Art & Antiques

There are a few Art & Antiques stores in the village of Adare. Whether you are looking for a modern work of art or a timeless classic, you are sure to pick up something.

Ballyhoura

The Ballyhoura Mountains are a hidden gem straddling the Limerick and Cork border. The beautiful landscape features a number of great hiking trails as well as Ireland’s leading  mountain bike park.

Falconry & archery

Adare Country Pursuits provides a range of exhilarating outdoor activities including Falconry, Archery and Gundog Training on the beautiful grounds of Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort.

Fashion

Adare offers visitors an excellent choice of fashion boutiques, stocking exclusive brands. Adare village is fast becoming the fashion centre of the mid-west of Ireland

Fishing

The river Maigue flows through the lush countryside of Adare parish. It runs alongside the village of Adare and offers great river fishing opportunities. Check the local fishing seasons in advance. Read more for more information on fishing tours in and around Adare.

Golf

Adare has two 18-hole golf courses and a pitch & putt course all within walking distance from the village. There are also over 20 golf courses within 1 hours drive from Adare.

Greyhound Racing

For a Great Night Out, Limerick Greyhound Stadium is a state of the art facility located 10 mins from Adare. The venue offers four bars, a choice of carvery and fast food or a mouth watering meal in the restaurant and two private suites.

Horse racing

Limerick Racecourse is located 4km from the village of Adare and hosts 18 race meetings per year. It is the first purpose built racecourse in Ireland for 50 years and has exceptional modern facilities.

Knockfierna

Knockfierna which translates in English to “Hill of the Fairies” is located a short drive south west of Adare just outside the village of Ballingarry.

Live Music & Events

From Monday to Sunday you will find live Irish music in one of the bars or hotels in Adare. The musical events change from bar to bar so ask at the bar to find out who is playing. The Adare Heritage Centre hosts Irish music evenings during the summer months.

Manor fields & playground

The Manor Fields Adare is a 25 acre, community owned recreational facility, which is home to one of the best playgrounds that you will find, anywhere.

Shopping

There is a wide range of stores for everyone, whether you are picking up a souvenir or shopping in the high fashion shops.

Spa & leisure centres

The three local hotels in Adare cater for guests who wish to experience luxury spa and beauty treatments or just to leisurely exercise in their gyms and pools.