Killarney National Park Education Centre Summer Camps

Children at Summer Camp

Killarney National Park Education Centre will be running Environmental Summer Camps from Tues 5th July - Fri 8th July, Tues 19th July - Fri 22nd July & Tues Aug 9th - Fri Aug 12th. The camps are for 7-12 year olds and will run from 9.30am -3.00pm each day. For further information and to book a place please go to or tel. 064 6635960

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New Bridge in Blue Pool

New Blue Pool Bridge

Our General Operatives have been hard at work. For more information on the Cloghereen Nature Trail please  click  

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National Biodiversity Week 2022

National Biodiversity Week 2022 is here!     Over 100 free events across the country! We are delighted to announce the launch of National Biodiversity Week this Friday 13th May. This 10 day celebration of Ireland's nature and eco-systems will see events taking place all across the country, both online and off. As well as daily events, you can take part in the Backyard Bioblitz online where we will have experts on hand to identify your finds. Get the whole family involved in the search for little critters, with our Biodiversity Scavenger Hunt sheets! Print at home or request postage...

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Killarney House and Gardens Christmas Opening Times

Christmas Opening Hours 2021

                        Killarney House and Gardens Christmas Opening Times                                                                     Gardens                           House Wednesday 22nd December                        Open                                Closed Thursday 23rd December                             Open                                Closed Friday 24th December                                  Closed                              Closed Saturday 25th December                             Closed                              Closed...

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Green Flag Award for Killarney House and Gardens

Killarney Gardens

Green Flag for Killarney House and Gardens Killarney National Park is delighted to announce that Killarney House and Gardens has been awarded the prestigious Green Flag for Parks Award for the third year running. They have also received An Taisce The National Trust for Ireland new Green Heritage Site Accreditation.

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Cards from the Waterside

Art Exhibition: launch of Cards from the Waterside

Art Exhibition launch of ‘Cards from the Waterside’   At Killarney House & Gardens Sunday Oct 24th at 4pm   ‘Cards from the Waterside’ was delivered in six communities across Kerry where artists, Mieke Vanmechelen, Olive Stack and Roisín McGuigan held workshops and had interactions and exchanges of ideas to focus on discussions around the importance of good water quality and what the communities appreciate about their local waterbody. The exhibition shows the process that the artists and communities went through in order to co-create greeting cards that depict an image that encompasses what the community values about their local...

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Painting by Augustine Leuder

Garden of Unearthly Delights CULTURE NIGHT 2021: Fri 17th, Sat 18th and Sun 19th September (1 pm – 9 pm/Free entry/No booking required) A mysterious immersive walkthrough 3D sound installation in the forest “The Garden of Unearthly Delights featured amongst other fabulous sounds a flight of surreal butterflies seemed the pass through your chest!” Richard Good – Eden Project The Garden of Unearthly Delights is an immersive 3D sound installation around the pool in the heart of Cloghereen Nature trail. It features an extraordinary walk-through immersive 3D soundscape that uses many unique cutting edge audio techniques to turn the forest...

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Culture Night 2021 – Guido Fanzini’s Impossible Circus

Fanzini Brothers at Culture Night

Guido Fanzini’s Impossible Circus The return of the Fanzini Brothers!  Guido and Ronaldo have returned from Covid lockdown in Italy to their spiritual homeland of Kerry.  Join them on Culture Night, as they share the joy of live performance in this triumphant homecoming celebration. Pogo sticks? Check. Plot to steal thunder from brother?  Check. Guido Fanzini has finally managed to demote his brother Ronaldo to a lowly circus roustabout so he can shine as the star of Guido Fanzini’s Impossible Circus. But Ronaldo may have other ideas! A circus tale of sibling rivalry, brotherly love and pogo sticks. BOOKING ESSENTIAL:...

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