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 Academy,Tralee.  It is the first year of the awards which were organised by Radio Kerry and sponsored by Lee Strand – The Best Milk in Kerry! The Best of Kerry was launched in late August, promoted via Radio Kerry’s radio and digital platforms and shared...

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Architecture Kerry

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   

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New Childrens Activity App for Ross Island

Ciara's Quest

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 the Kingdom's hidden wildlife while also uncovering some hidden gems on your journey. Using this App, seek the symbols on the marked trail around Ross Island and through Augmented Reality meet and take pictures with the wildlife you discover. Unlock the final to prove you...

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Warning Potential for Algal Bloom

Potential for Algal Bloom Warning

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.    

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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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