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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

Muckross House and Gardens is the Best in Kerry for Tourist Attractions!

Ann Tangney, Supervisor Guide from Muckross House and Gardens accepting the award of Best in Kerry for Tourist Attractions, on behalf of Muckross House and Gardens at the Best of Kerry 2022 Awards. 17 Best of Kerry Award 2022 winners have been announced at an event at the Dúchas Comhaltas Centre at the Kerry Sports

New Childrens Activity App for Ross Island

Join Ciar on his quest to discover and learn about the hidden wildlife of the Kingdom of Kerry! Ciar is a descendant of the O’Connor Chieftain Ciar, the founder of the Kingdom of Kerry. To honour his ancestors his mission is to protect Kerry’s rich folklore & heritage. Join him on his quest to find

Warning Potential for Algal Bloom

Algal growth has been identified along part of the shoreline of Lough Leane in Killarney.  Precautionary signage has been erected at locations around Lough Leane and visitors are advised to exercise caution, not to bathe in the waters and are advised to please keep dogs away from the water.

Killarney National Park Photography Competition

HERITAGE WEEK 2022 – Our Built and Natural Heritage. [Competition Now Closed] The title for the Killarney National Park photographic competition is “Our History, Our Future”. The theme is tied in to Heritage Week 2022 which is all about the sustainability of built and natural heritage; Killarney National Park has an abundance of both and