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Fungi of Killarney National Park

Fungi of Killarney National Park by Louis O’Toole. The book has an inventory of 534 Species of Fungi recorded with a further 202 new species painstakingly recorded by Louis. It is published by National Park and Wildlife Service. It is a mammoth masterpiece of wonderful photographs and text – a lifetimes work that is crucial

Storied Killarney Exhibition

A new exhibition entitled “Storied Killarney Exhibition” will open to visitors on Wednesday November 22nd at Killarney House and Gardens. Entrance is free. Sandra Dunlea, curator explains – “An exhibition of stories told through words, photographs, art, dance and song by Killarney people, sharing some of what they love, have learned and remember about our

Free Samhain Storytelling

Sunday 29th October at 6pm In Killarney House and Gardens

Establishment of new National Park

Ministers O’Brien & Noonan confirm agreement to purchase Dowth Hall demesne, Co Meath and establishment of a new National Park Noting it as a once-in-a-generation opportunity, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O Brien, TD, today confirmed the State’s purchase of the World Heritage lands of Dowth Hall and demesne, including Netterville, in

Autumn Talks Series 2023

Commencing on Thursday Oct 5th The first of six talks will commence at 8pm on Thursday October 5th in Killarney House and Gardens. Full list of programme talks below. Please note no booking is required but seating is limited. The White-Tailed Eagle    –   Thursday 5th October 2023 Introduction – Phase 1 And 2 Speaker:  Eamonn

Restricted Access to the Old Weir Bridge at Dinis Cottage

(from Monday Oct 24th for the duration of 2023) Access to the Old Weir Bridge at Dinis Cottage Killarney National Park will be restricted from Monday 24th October 2023 for the duration of 2023. This is to facilitate important Restoration work. The Old Weir Bridge is believed to date back to the sixteenth century, the

Autumn Gathering 2023

‘Samhain’ Saturday Oct 21st and Sunday Oct 22nd, 2023

Culture Night Event – Guido Fanzini’s Thunderous Entertainment Haberdashery

Celebrate Culture Night at Killarney House and Gardens with Guido Fanzini ‘s Thunderous Entertainment Haberdashery Show this Friday September 22nd at 18:00 pm. No booking required. Gather round, gather round to witness the jaw-dropping antics of this devilishly handsome Italian Kerryman, Guido Fanzini. Is he stupid or brave beyond belief? It really doesn’t matter as

Leaving Certificate Fieldwork Days- Fully Booked

Please note that Killarney National Park Nature Education Centre is now fully booked for Leaving Certificate Fieldwork days for both Ecology (woodland habitat study) and Geography (river study) for the rest of this year (2023). We do have dates available from January 2024 onwards. For further details or to request a date for 2024 PLEASE

Increase in Algae Growth

NOTICE from Kerry County Council, Department of Housing Local Government and Heritage and Notice Nature Ireland. We advise members of the public: Not to bathe or paddle in Lake waters if there’s Algae growth. We also advice to keep dogs under control as the Algae is harmful if ingested by animals. Lake water should not