In 2015, our Harvest Festival will run from Sunday September 13th to Saturday September 19th and our two day meeting will run from Sunday May 31st – Monday June 1st. Celebrating 157 years of Racing in Listowel. The Listowel Racecourse is located adjacent to the town and is within easy walking distance of the town centre.
Listowel is located 16 miles north of Tralee and 50 miles west of Limerick.
By road, from Shannon Airport, take the Limerick to Tarbert road; from Farranfore Airport take the Tralee Road and from Limerick take the Tarbert road to Listowel.
There is a regular train service from Dublin (Heuston Station) to Tralee and Limerick,as well frequent flight services from Dublin to Kerry Airport at Farranfore. The origin of Listowel races can be traced back to an annual gathering at Ballyeigh, Ballybunion, about nine miles from Listowel. Listowel boasts an impressive array of facilities for both the race-goer and for owners, trainers and jockeys.