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December
Saturday 7th December
Special Event
Jimmy McCarthy at The Schoolhouse

Jimmy McCarthy at The Schoolhouse

One of Ireland’s finest songwriters Jimmy McCarthy returns to performing with a new Greatest Hits Irish tour this Autumn. As part of this tour Jimmy will perform at The Schoolhouse at Muckross Traditional Farms on Saturday, December 7th at 8pm. …Read more »

 
October
Monday 28th Octber
Special Event
Halloween Festival of Storytelling and Games

Halloween Festival of Storytelling and Games

Halloween will be celebrated at The Schoolhouse at Muckross with an afternoon of of stories, music, Hallloween traditions and games. Ger Wolfe, the singer songwriter from Macroom, will host an afternoon of song and stories to suit all ages in …Read more »

 
October
Sunday 27th October
Special Event
Old Time Threshing

Old Time Threshing

In a celebration of days gone by, the Threshing returns to Muckross Traditional Farms. See the threshing machine at work, as it threshes the grain from the straw and winnows away the chaff. The arrival of the threshing machine in …Read more »

 
October
Saturday 26th
Muckross Harp Trail
Muckross Harp Trail 2013

Muckross Harp Trail 2013

Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural Muckross Harp Trail we see the return of the Harpers and their beautiful music to Muckross again this year. Come and follow the Trail around the Traditional Farms and hear wonderful …Read more »

 
September 2013
Friday 20th September
Culture Night 2013
A Taste of Trad.

A Taste of Trad.

As part of Culture Night 2013, The Schoolhouse at Muckross Traditional Farms is the venue to enjoy a “Taste of Trad”. In conjunction with Killarney School of Music come and enjoy performances by some of Kerry’s finest young musicians, singers, …Read more »

 
September
Friday 6th September
Special Event
Sean Keane Concert at The Schoolhouse

Sean Keane Concert at The Schoolhouse

Galway singer Sean Keane takes centre stage on Friday September 6th, at the first public evening event to be held at The Schoolhouse at Muckross Traditional Farms. Sean is a member of the world-renowned Keane family and is the brother …Read more »

 
August
Saturday 17th August
Heritage Week 2013
Introduction to the Irish Harp with Harpist & Soprano Marina Cassidy

Introduction to the Irish Harp with Harpist & Soprano Marina Cassidy

Killarney based professional soprano & harpist, Marina Cassidy offers an enchanting introduction to the Irish Harp through the haunting and mesmerising melodies of traditional Irish instrumentals and contemporary music.

 
August
Sunday 18th August
Heritage Week 2013
Songs & Stories with Ger Woulfe

Songs & Stories with Ger Woulfe

Cork born singer songwriter Ger Woulfe offers an afternoon of songs and music and chat, sharing with all, his love of music in this “Workshop of Song”.

 
August
Monday 19th August
Heritage Week 2013
Introduction to Hand Thrown Pottery with Mucros Master Potter Margaret Phelan

Introduction to Hand Thrown Pottery with Mucros Master Potter Margaret Phelan

Ever wanted to learn to throw your own pottery? As part of our events calender for Heritage Week 2013 our own Master Potter Margaret Phelan will offer an introduction to the basics of Hand Thrown Pottery in the Mucros Craft …Read more »

 
August
Tuesday 20th August
Heritage Week 2013
From Seed to Seat / Biddy Hats to Sugán Chairs with Master Craftsman Pat Broderick

From Seed to Seat / Biddy Hats to Sugán Chairs with Master Craftsman Pat Broderick

Come and watch Master Craftsman Pat Broderick as he demonstrates the age old tradition of making Biddy Hats and Sugán Chairs using natural materials such as wood and straw.

 
August
Wednesday 21st August
Heritage Week 2013
Basket Making with Master Craftswoman Diane Carton

Basket Making with Master Craftswoman Diane Carton

Join Master Craftswoman Diane Carton as she demonstrates the ancient craft of basket making – weaving skill and time together beautifully.

 
August
Thursday 22nd August
Heritage Week 2013
Butter Making

Butter Making

Learn to make your own butter with the Mná Tí from Muckross Traditional Farms.

 
August
Friday 23rd August
Heritage Week
The Bodhrán, Bones & Spoons with Tom O’ Sullivan

The Bodhrán, Bones & Spoons with Tom O’ Sullivan

Discover the history and unique music of the Bodhrán, Bones and Spoons with local musician Tom O’ Sullivan.

 
August
Saturday 24th August
Heritage Week 2013
Dr. Bill Mangan under 10’s Hurling Tournament

Dr. Bill Mangan under 10’s Hurling Tournament

The annual Dr. Bill Mangan under 10’s Hurling Tournament will see hurling teams compete from clubs Dr.Crokes, Kenmare, Kilgarvan and Tralee Parnells.

 
August
Sunday 25th August
Heritage Week 2013
Siamsa  Tíre the National Folk Theatre – an Introduction

Siamsa Tíre the National Folk Theatre – an Introduction

Members of the National Folk Theatre Siamsa Tíre celebrate the best of Irish culture through music, song and dance.

 
February
Sunday 3rd
Yearly Event
Biddy’s Day

Biddy’s Day

Kerry Parents & Friends Biddy Group will celebrate Biddy’s Day at Muckross Craft Centre, with traditional dance and musics. Also, workshop in Biddy hat and St. Bridget’s Day cross making from 2pm to 4.30pm. For more information contact 064 6630804 …Read more »

 
May
Saturday 18th
Yearly Event
National Drawing Day

National Drawing Day

Details to be announced shortly.

 
May
Friday 24th at 7.30pm
Special Event
Improving Irish Landscape Gardens: Two Eighteenth Century Views

Improving Irish Landscape Gardens: Two Eighteenth Century Views

‘Improving Irish Landscape Gardens: Two Eighteenth Century Views’ – a talk by Ruth Musielak. Ms Musielak will compare the panoramic view of Dublin Bay from Lord Charlemont’s demesne at Marino, with Viscount Kenmare’s watery view of Killarney’s Lakes from Killarney (Kenmare) House. She will …Read more »

 
May
Monday 27th - Friday 29th
Yearly Event
Féile Chultúir Chiarraí

Féile Chultúir Chiarraí

Féile Chultúir Chiarraí (Festival of Kerry Culture) is a week-long series of ‘hands-on’ workshops for Primary School children, from Third to Sixth class. This festival is hosted by Muckross Traditional Farms and takes place in May every year.

 
August
Saturday 17th - Sunday 25th
Heritage Week 2013
Heritage Week

Heritage Week

List of Heritage Week events at Muckross House to be confirmed.

 
September
Friday 20th - Saturday 21st
Special Event
Muckross Harp Trail

Muckross Harp Trail

Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural Muckross Harp Trail we see the return of the Harpers and their beautiful music to Muckross again this year. Dates and details to be confimed.

 
October
Friday 11th at 7.30pm
Special Event
Women’s Work, The Story of Irish Lace-making

Women’s Work, The Story of Irish Lace-making

‘Women’s Work, The Story of Irish Lace-making’ – a talk by Ms Frances Nevin MA. Ms Nevin will trace the development and history of Irish lace, an industry which once provided sustantial employment for Irish women. Venue: The Garden Restaurant …Read more »