Cobh People’s Regatta 2015

Known throughout Cork for its spectacular fireworks display, Cobh People’s Regatta encompases the whole weekend and is jam packed with free family friendly entertainment. The added bonus of the magnificent Royal Princess at the quayside throughout Saturday, the addition of a best dressed lady competition and perennial favourites such as the crab fishing event make Cobh a destination that should be visited on the weekend of 14th, 15th and 16th August 2015.

The last train from Cobh to Cork on Sunday night is at 10.30 pm.


Friday 14th August

7.30pm – Ballymore Cobh AC 4 Mile Road Race starting on Ticknock Hill

7.20pm – Sinead Sheppard’s School of Dance take to the Main Stage followed by the Regatta Dancers followed by Sarah Callinan School of Dance

7.30pm – The Burma band live on stage

8.50pm – Official Opening of 2015 Cobh Peoples Regatta

9.45pm – Performing on Main Stage Gaelic Brew, playing all your favourite  hits

11pm – Festival Club with Club C and The Animals till late in the Jack Doyle Room, Commodore Hotel.




Saturday 15th August 

8am – Royal Princess arrives at the Deep Water Quay

1.45pm – Firing of First Gun for Dinghy Sailing

2pm – Rankin Revival (classic sailing dinghy’s made in Cobh in the 70s/80 )

Market Stalls open in the Promenade

Best Dressed Lady Contest Judging begins at The Promenade

2.30pm – Fancy Dress Parade leaving the Well House going to the Promenade where there will be lots of activities including Face Painting

– Fancy Dress Competition 3 to 7 yrs and 8 to 12 yrs

– Mini Queen Competition 8 to 12 yrs

– Pretty Princess Competition 4 to 7 yrs

– Mini King 8 to 12 yrs

– Handsome Prince Competition 4 to 7 yrs

4pm – Kids Got Talent  (local acts perform live on the Band Stand)

4.15pm – Presentation of Sailing Prizes

5.30pm Cobh Confraternity Band Recital on the Deep Water Quay

6pm Royal Princess sails

6.30pm – Local Band Dead end Friends start off the evening’s entertainment

8pm – Local Band Rock Lobster take to the Main Stage

9pm – Performing on Main Stage South Bound featuring Jamie Stanton. A great night assured.

11pm – Festival Club in the Commodore Hotel till late with The Full House performing in the Jack Doyle Room and DJ Mike Moloney in Club C.




Sunday 16th August 

10am – Market Stalls open in the Promenade

1.15pm – Firing of First Gun to start Cruiser Sailing

2.00pm – Best Dressed Lady Contest at the Promenade

2.30pm – The Molgoggers take to the Main Stage

3.00pm – Children’s Crab Fishing Competition starts in the Promenade

3.00pm – Duck race starts at The Promenade and finishes at the Pier Head

3.30pm – Cookie and the Vaudevilles perform on Main Stage

3.30pm – Kayak activities at the Pier Head

4pm – Currach Races start at the Pier Head

4.30pm – Children’s Art Competition starts in the Promenade

5.30pm – Open Punt race (cw Outboard engine)

6pm – Presentation of Sailing Prizes on the Main Stage

6pm – Open Punt Race Rowing.

6.45pm – Doors Tribute Band live on main stage

7pm – Cobh Fisherman’s Trawler Race starts at Pier Head

8.15pm – Announcement of the Best Dressed Lady contest finalists

9pm – The PHOENIX Band Take to the Main Stage

10pm – Spectacular Fireworks Display over Cork Harbour

10.20pm – The PHOENIX BAND resume on Main Stage

11pm – Festival Club in the Commodore Hotel till late with Gaelic Brew in the Doyle Room and DJ Barry Joy in Club C

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