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Events List

Feb 2017

Date/Time 05/02/2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Biddys Day 2017

Sunday 5th February sees the arrival of the Biddy Group to Mucros Garden Restaurant. Why not come and enjoy this free afternoon of wonderful music and dance to celebrate St. Brigid’s Day and support a...

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Mar 2017

Date/Time 24/03/2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Spring Lecture Series - Liz Gillis

This Spring, Muckross House Research Library will host a series of three lectures aimed at explaining the many 'shades of green' that developed in the wake of the Easter Rising. Our first lecture is by...

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Date/Time 27/03/2017 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Cyclone Rep Theatre presents The Hamlet Session

The Hamlet Session combines outstanding performances, engaging analysis, humour and audience interaction. This show has the primary goal of aiding learners in their Leaving Cert examination. the Hamlet Session was Cyclone's first ever Session play...

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Date/Time 28/03/2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Romeo & Juilet Event
Cyclone Rep Theatre presents The Romeo and Juilet Session

Shakespeare comes to life in The Romeo & Juliet Session! The bard directs a group of modern actors in his great romantic tragedy. However, problems arise as Mr. Shakespeare’s sixteenth century attitudes and demeanor clash...

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Date/Time 29/03/2017 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cyclone Rep perform "The King Lear Session". Photo Joleen Cronin Event
Cyclone Rep Theatre presents The King Lear Session

Following feedback Cyclone Rep created a new version of The King Lear Session. This revised show explores the motivations of Lear, Kent, Goneril, Regan, Cordelia, Gloucester and Edmund with humour, discussion and arguments that focus...

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Apr 2017

Date/Time 16/04/2017 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Easter Sunday 2017

Easter Scavanger Hunt at Muckross Traditional Farms. The Easter Bunny has visited Muckross Traditional Farms and left clues for you to follow and discover the Golden Eggs hidden around the Farms. Why not come and...

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Date/Time 17/04/2017 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cruinniú na Cásca

As part of the Creative Ireland Programme, a new national day of culture and creativity will take place in ever county nationwide, on Easter Monday, April 17th 2017. Cruinniú na Cásca, which directly translates as...

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Date/Time 28/04/2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
John o' Keeffe Event
Spring Lecture Series - John O' Keeffe - The Psychology of 1916

This will be the second of our Spring lectures, hosted by Muckross House Research Library, aimed at explaining the many 'shades of green' that developed in the wake of the Easter Rising. A Criminologist and...

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May 2017

Date/Time 20/05/2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hand Sketching Event
National Drawing Day 2017

Details to follow.

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Date/Time 26/05/2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Myles Dungan Event
Spring Lecture Series - Dr. Myles Dungan, 'The 1916 Courts Martial'

This is the third of our Spring lectures, hosted by Muckross House Research Library, aimed at explaining the many 'shades of green' that developed in the wake of the Easter Rising. Dr. Myles Dungan is...

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Date/Time 29/05/2017 - 02/06/2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Féile Chultúir Chiarraí

Féile Chultúir Chiarraí (Festival of Kerry Culture) is a week-long of ‘hands-on’ workshops for Primary School children, from Third to Sixth class.

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Date/Time 29/05/2017 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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Movies & Musicals

The Killarney Golf Club Male Voice Choir with O' Happy Day Ladies Choir, Killorglin present Movies & Musicals Date: Monday 29th May 2017 Venue: Muckross House The performance will commence at 8.00pm and will be...

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Jun 2017

Date/Time 22/06/2017 8:00 pm
Coast to coast Event
Coast to Coast - Songs of the Sea and of Ireland

Performed by Opus '96 Chamber Choir. Wine & Canapés Reception in the Garden Restaurant from 7.15pm to 7.45pm Performance will commence at 8pm sharp Reservations: Tel: 064 6670162 Admission - including Reception: Members of Muckross...

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Aug 2017

Date/Time 19/08/2017 - 27/08/2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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National Heritage Week 2017

Full programme of events for Heritage Week to follow.

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Date/Time 20/08/2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pat Speight Event
Afternoon Storytelling with Seanchaí Pat Speight

Come sit back, relax & an enjoy an afternoon of storytelling with Seanchaí Pat Speight. Pat specialises in traditional Irish Tales, Folk Tales from the fireplaces of Ireland. Pat has stories to make you laugh...

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Date/Time 21/08/2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bean An Tí Mary T McCarthy, demonstrating the art of butter making in Muckross Old School House, Killarney as part of National Heritage Week.Helping to make the butter balls with her is Cora O'Donovan, Killarney.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan/NO REPRO FEE **** Event
Heritage Week 2017 - Butter Making Demonstration

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

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Date/Time 22/08/2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2017 - Basket Making

Craftsman Martin O’ Flynn will be demonstrating the age old skill of basket making. Explaining the various designs and materials he uses in this wonderful craft.

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Date/Time 23/08/2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
John Brosnan Event
Master Class in the Button Accordion with musician John Brosnan

Local musician John Brosnan will hold an afternoon master class in the button accordion. Come, see, hear and learn all you need to know about the button accordion!

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Date/Time 24/08/2017 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tree Event
Heritage Week 2017 - Historic Tree Walk in the Muckross Demense

Historic Tree Walk in Muckross Demesne Parkland with local expert Cormac Foley. Starting Point: The Schoolhouse Muckross Time: 1st Walk 2.00pm 2nd Walk 3.30pm Duration: 1.5 hrs

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Date/Time 25/08/2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Plants Event
Heritage Week 2017 - Wild Plant Medicine Talk & Walk

Niall Hogan of the Derrynane Clinic of Herbal Medicine, will host a wild plant medicine talk and walk - exploring the medicinal and nutritional properties of Ireland's native and naturalised plants. Venue: The Schoolhouse Admission:...

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Date/Time 26/08/2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Dr. Bill Mangan U10 Annual Hurling Tournament

The Dr. Bill Mangan under 10’s Hurling Tournament sees local teams from Kerry competing in this annual event. Plate Final at 11.00am, Shield Final at 11.45am and Cup Final at 12.30pm.

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Date/Time 27/08/2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mick & Jimmy Event
Heritage Week 2017 - Concert with Mick Hanly & Jimmy Crowley

Heritage Week 2017 at Muckross culminates in a very special concert by two of Ireland's greatest singer songwriters - Jimmy Crowley & Mick Hanly. Jimmy Crowley has been a central figure in the Irish folk...

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Sep 2017

Date/Time 22/09/2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Culture Night 2017 - Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny in Concert

Culture Night 2017 at The Schoolhouse Muckross, sees two giants of the Irish traditional scene, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny unite for an evening of great music and traditional songs. Together, they have been hugely...

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Oct 2017

Date/Time 07/10/2017 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Children of the Rising - A Talk by RTE's Joe Duffy

The untold story of the young lives lost during Easter 1916. A talk in The Schoolhouse, Muckross House by author and Broadcaster Mr. Joe Duffy. Forty children, aged 16 years and under, were among the...

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