Killarney welcomes people from Scotland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall and the Isle of Man for a celebration of Celtic culture with music, song, dance, storytelling, and sport.
Travelling the streets of Killarney Éamon Ó Muirí talks to tourists about the festival which is now in its seventh year. Some of those interviewed were unaware that the festival was taking place until they got to Killarney.
This excerpt from the programme includes footage of a performance by Tralee's folk theatre Siamsa Tire.
The 1977 Pan Celtic Festival took place from 7 to 15 May.
This episode of 'Purist and the Tourist' was broadcast on 23 August 1977.
The presenter is Éamon Ó Muirí.