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National Parks and Wildlife Service issues summer fire safety appeal  

The National Parks and Wildlife Service has appealed to the public not to light fires or barbecues in public places. The National Parks and Wildlife Service has increased ground crews on fire patrol and has ramped up aerial monitoring with helicopters and drones. Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien TD advised: “If

Dawn Chorus – Bird Song and Music

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Celestial sounds in harmony with nature -Dawn Chorus

Training to prevent future Wildfires in Killarney National Park

Muckross Car Park Restrictions

Mark the Date: a callout to poetry lovers young and old.


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.