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Killarney National Park Education Centre Summer Camps 2022

Killarney National Park Education Centre Summer Camps   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 https://forms.office.com/r/vPHPvjFXGv or tel. 064 6635960

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Dawn Chorus

An amazing morning at the Dawn Chorus.  Watch our video to learn more about birds or sit back relax and enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lHT8zHt8qY

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Dawn Chorus Teaser

The Dawn Chorus Event Livestream - 7 May 2022 at 5:00 am

Here is a short video from Valerie O'Sullivan of the Cuckoo.  A little teaser of what you can look forward to as part of the Dawn Chorus on Saturday May 7th, Livestream from 5:00am on  www.facebook.com/killarneynationalpark https://www.facebook.com/valerie.osullivan.5203/videos/710322603727498

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Dawn Chorus

Dawn Chorus Event Poster

#DawnChorus from Muckross Abbey. On Saturday May 7th, beginning at 5.00am, the National Parks and Wildlife Services team based in Killarney National Park will livestream the dawn chorus through the park’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/killarneynationalpark Against the beautiful backdrop of Muckross Abbey in Killarney National Park, listeners will be treated to a live performance of nature's finest song birds, alongside expert commentary from the National Park and Wildlife Services (NPWS) Conservation Rangers.  The event will be live-streamed on Facebook at www.facebook.com/killarneynationalpark from 5 - 6am. Listeners can expect to hear birdsong from Killarney National Park’s birdlife, including robins, blackbirds, song thrushes,...

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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. https://www.greenflagaward.org/.../ireland-celebrates.../

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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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CULTURE NIGHT – Weekend

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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