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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team of visitor guides at Killarney National Park. Guides are often the first point of contact for visitors from all over the world looking for information about the park and its heritage sites. The role is both interesting and rewarding if you enjoy sharing your enthusiasm and

Free Online Climate Change Talk

Join Dr. Darren Clarke, Assistant Professor from the School of History and Geography at DCU for the first in a series of online Climate change talks. The first scheduled talk is on Tuesday March 14th at 7:30pm. Please send an email to to register and get your free zoom link.

Upgrading of Car Park Facilities at Muckross House

Please note to facilitate the upgrading of car park facilities at Muckross House, a temporary 2 way system will be in operation from Tuesday 7th February, until further notice.  Signs are in place at the entrance to the car park. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Flood Warning at Killarney

Many of the trails and walking paths in Killarney National Park are badly flooded, especially Ross Island, Muckross, Dinis, Reen and Knockreer.  Rainfall is well above average.  Please be careful and dress accordingly if venturing out.

All your Ducks in a Row!

Killarney National Parks Service Conservation Rangers Sam Bailey and Jess Burkett have set up a ‘duck trap’ for a new study of Killarney National Park water birds. The study will enable the Rangers to monitor the population and play close attention to their habitat and trends in breeding and behaviour over the winter months. Well

For the Birds

Conservation Ranger Sam Bayley will be providing information and regular video features on his work as a Conservation Ranger with Killarney National Park.   One of the main roles of the Ranger is to monitor wildlife within Killarney National Park. Sam’s particular focus is on birds, through observation and other methods such as bird ringing.  Speaking

Virtual Treasure Trail – Wanderful Christmas Digital App

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in association with Christmas in Killarney is excited to bring a virtual Christmas treasure trail to Killarney this year. Wanderful Christmas is a digital orienteering experience that enables families to look for markers placed around the town and National Park and when discovered, meet hidden virtual Christmas characters.

Surface improvements in Mission Road/Knockreer Area

Killarney National Park has embarked on the next phase of  surface improvements to paths and roadways in the Mission Road/Knockreer area. The roadworks will carried out over the next 5 weeks to Christmas. Users of the National Park in this area, are asked  to avoid the roadworks insofar as possible and obey the road closure

Architecture Kerry

Friday 30th September 2022 at 10:30 am. This seminar explores how the creators, improvers and custodians of Kerry’s designed urban and rural landscapes created a contemporary cultural legacy. Please note all bookings are through

Call Of The Wild

Call of the Wild… Autumn Gathering 2022 The highlight of the Killarney National Park Nature Calendar Autumn watch…This year marks the inaugural ‘Call of the Wild’ Autumn gathering in Killarney National Park, on Saturday 15th Sunday 16th October 2022. Autumn is considered the highlight of the Killarney National Park nature calendar, the programme will be presented by