KILLARNEY NATIONAL PARK

10,236 HECTARES

BEAUTIFUL SCENERY MOUNTAINS, WOODLANDS, LAKES, ISLANDS, RIVERS, WATERFALLS, PASTURE LAND. ROADWAYS, PATHWAYS, HISTORIC BUILDINGS, GRAVEYARD. RED DEER KERRY SLUG, KERRY VIOLET, KERRY CATTLE JAUNTING CARS, PONY TREKKING, BOATING, FISHING, WALKING, CYCLING.

 

Killarney National Park arial view Killarney National Park arial view


Rangers

Photo of Three rangers and small plane Photo of two rangers in wet gear Photo of group photo of killarney park rangers


TRUSTEES OF MUCKROSS HOUSE

http://www.muckross-house.ie/

MANAGEMENT OF MUCKROSS HOUSE

Photo of traditional horse and plough Photo of gardens restaurant

Photo of book bindery Photo of pottery Photo of woman weaving


CATERING FOR VISITORS

TEA ROOMS AT :

Photo of Dinis cottage Photo of Deenagh Lodge Photo of Ross castle


 

THE KERRY CATTLE HERDtheTHE KERRY CATTLE

Photo of 213 PEDIGREE KERRY CATTLE Photo of feeding time Photos of bales of hay


Muckross Gardens

couple sitting on bench Photo of flower garden Photo of muckross gardens

potted plants in green house


KNOCKREER & KILLARNEY HOUSE GARDENS

Cherry Blossom trees Red tulip Flowerbeds pink flower bushes


LOOKING GOOD

24 ACRES OF LAWNS MOWN ON A WEEKLY BASIS THROUGHOUT THE GROWING SEASON

lawnmower


BUILT HERITAGE

Muckross house old weir bridge knockreer house

Killarney house


ROADWAY AND PATHWAYS

couple walking by lake Bordwalk on Torc group walk


APPROX 1.5 MILLION VISITORS ANNUALLY

group by lake tourists looking out over lake listening to the music in the gardens

visitors and buses


EDUCATION

children at education centre Group of students sit beneath tree group on guided walk


RHODODENDRON

RHODODENDRON forestry worker with chainsaw


WOODLAND MANAGEMENT

FENCE TO ALLOW FOR REGENERATION AFTER RHODODENDRON CLEARANCE FLYING IN THE FENCING MATERIALS

OAKWOODS AT ULLAUNS AND DERRYCUNNIHY – FENCED TO ALLOW FOR REGENERATION AFTER RHODODENDRON CLEARANCE

AS PART OF THE NATIVE WOODLANDS SCHEME


FLORA & FAUNA

Swan Sea Lamprey Arbutus berries

Lesser Horshoe bats


ANNEX HABITATS & SPECIES

native oak woods pearl mussel wet woodland


RED AND SIKA DEER

Group of Deer stags enjoying the sunshine Two young stag

 


REINTRODUCTION OF THE WHITE TAILED EAGLE

15 EAGLETS CAME IN FROM NORWAY IN JUNE 2007 AND FLEW OFF OVER KILLARNEY'S LAKES ON THE 16th AUGUST

Building the eagle pensChick in Rearing PenTagged and ready to go

Getting Ready to FlyAirborne for the first time

Heading out over the Lower LakeWing Tags on viewwhite tailed eagle catching fish

 


COMMERCIAL ASPECT

Boat busWaiting to board the Waterbus Open boating Pony Trekking


WORKING WITH THE LOCAL COMMUNITY EVENTS

orienteering regattas Teddy bears picnic


PROVIDING FOR COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS

REPAIRS TO WATERBUS PONTOON AT ROSS MAY 2007

Repairs to waterbus pontoon Repairs to waterbus pontoon

 


Photos of the park ...

Lake and castle

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National Parks & Wildlife Service, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2. Phone: +353 1 8882000 Fax: +353 1 8883272