The Knights of Westfest 2013, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick Goes Green

The Knights of Westfest, now in it’s third year has established itself as a truly unique Irish festival, set amid the backdrop of the amazing Desmond Castle in the largest town in the County Limerick, Newcastle West.

It takes place from the 11th-15th September 2013.

Great music, food, entertainment, fashion, craft …and a little bit of magic!

The ‘Taste of WestFest’ is a two-day food fair which brings everything from live cooking demonstrations and teddy bears’ picnics to demos and exhibitions from artisan producers from across the country.

The Knights of Westfest comprises:

  • Limerick for The Gathering 2013 Music Festival
  • Street Entertainment
  • Knights of Desmond Family Funday
  • All Ireland Donkey Derby
  • Taste of Westfest

Work already underway with the organising committee to make the event cleaner & greener in 2013. Targets for this year include:

  • Preventing waste at the food festival & family events
  • Promoting the use of compostable & reusable crockery, glasses etc
  • Better segregation of waste
  • Water conservation for permanent facilities such as cafes, restaurants & bars in the Square Newcastle West
  • Sustainable transport to & from the festival

Further information about the Greening of The Knights of Westfest will be available on this year. See also: