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Feb 2014

Date/Time 02/02/2014 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Biddy's Boys at Mucros Craft Centre

Celebrate Biddy's Day at Muckross on Sunday February 2nd, with the Kerry Parents and Friends Biddy Group, who will be providing wonderful music and dance throughout the afternoon. Workshops in St. Bridget's Cross making and...

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Mar 2014

Date/Time 07/03/2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Atlas of Great Irish Famine Event
The Great Irish Famine - Public Talks

Two public talks will take place in the Garden Restaurant, Muckross House on Friday 7th March at 7.30pm. The Kerry Girls: Between the Famine and the Crown by Ms. Kay Caball. Mapping the Great Irish...

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Date/Time 22/03/2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Brian Kennedy in concert at The Schoolhouse

Brian Kennedy one of Ireland's most successful ambassadors of music comes to The Schoolhouse at Muckross for a special concert on Saturday March 22nd.

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Apr 2014

Date/Time 19/04/2014 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Frankie Gavin & De Dannan Event
Frankie Gavin & De Dannan Concert at The Schoolhouse

Frankie Gavin is one of the genuine legends of Irish music. He is also the original founding member and band leader of the internationally acclaimed traditional group De Dannan. For many years, De Dannan were...

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Date/Time 20/04/2014 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Easter Sunday Family Day at Muckross Traditional Farms

The Traditional Farms will play host to a family day out for all on Easter Sunday. Events will include an Easter Treasure Hunt, Face Painting, Balloon-making and much more!

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Date/Time 26/04/2014 10:30 am - 3:45 pm
Hurling Poster 2014 Event
A History of Hurling, Our National Game

A one day seminar on "A History of Hurling, Our National Game" will be held at The Scho0lhouse, Muckross on Saturday April 26th 10.30am to 3.45pm. As Hurling is one of our national games this...

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May 2014

Date/Time 16/05/2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jimmy Crowley & Stokers Lodge Event
Jimmy Crowley & Stokers Lodge in Concert at The Schoolhouse

After a break of 30 years, legendary Cork folk group, Jimmy Crowley and Stokers Lodge will perform a very special reunion concert in the Schoolhouse on Friday 16th May at 8.00pm. The singer, songwriter and...

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Date/Time 17/05/2014 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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National Drawing Day 2014

Budding artists of all ages and skills are invited to participate in an artist led workshop. Ronnie Moore, well known Killarney Watercolour Artist, will give a free talk and demonstration in the Schoolhouse at Muckross...

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Date/Time 19/05/2014 - 23/05/2014 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Féile Chultúir Chiarraí 2014

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 19/05/2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Golf Club Choir & Marina Event
The Killarney Golf Club Male Voice Choir with soloist Marina Cassidy

Monday 19th May will see a very special performance by The Killarney Golf Club Male Voice Choir with soloist Marina Cassidy in the intimate surroundings of Muckross House. The performance will commence at 8.00pm and...

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Jul 2014

Date/Time 20/07/2014 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
The Archaeological Research Pop-Up Museum Event
The Archaeological Research ‘Pop-Up Museum’

The Archaeological Research ‘Pop-Up Museum’ showcases our archaeological heritage in a creative and tactile manner. Staffed by professional archaeologists, this museum features archaeological artefacts, replicas and unique displays, which promote an understanding of Ireland’s past....

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Aug 2014

Date/Time 23/08/2014 - 31/08/2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2014

We're delighted to announce our events for Heritage Week 2014 @ The Schoolhouse at Muckross Traditional Farms   FREE ADMISSION TO THE FOLLOWING EVENTS: Saturday 23rd August     S.D. Clifford's  DARK  'An acclaimed one man...

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Date/Time 23/08/2014 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Heritage Week 2014 - S.D. Clifford's 'DARK'

An acclaimed one man play by local Playwright and performer S.D. Clifford DARK by S.D.Clifford  A one-man play investigating the loneliness and isolation of a character void of any fear of death or the future....

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Date/Time 24/08/2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2014 - Ray O' Sullivan, Killarney Seanchaí

'all my stories are pure true, although some of them never happened A master storyteller, Ray O'Sullivan is a king of this age old, yet incredibly entertaining art form, his stories are both humorous, and...

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Date/Time 25/08/2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Date/Time 26/08/2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2014 - Introduction to Hand Thrown Pottery with Margaret Phelan Master Potter

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...

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Date/Time 27/08/2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2014 - Basket Making with Master Craftswomen Diane Carton

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

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Date/Time 28/08/2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2014 - 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.  Admission: Free

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Date/Time 30/08/2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2014 - From Seed to Seat / Biddy Hats to Súgan chairs with 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. Admission: Free.  

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Date/Time 31/08/2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2014 - Dr. Bill Mangan Hurling Tournament

The Dr. Bill Mangan under 10's hurling Tournament sees local teams from Kerry competing in this annual event. Admission: Free

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Date/Time 31/08/2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2014 - Ger Wolfe, Singer / Songwriter Workshop in song writing

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

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Sep 2014

Date/Time 11/09/2014 - 14/09/2014 All Day
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Folk Life Conference 2014

The annual Folk Life Conference is a four day event held at various locations in Great Britain and Ireland, with this year's conference being hosted by the Trustees of Muckross House. It includes papers by...

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Date/Time 19/09/2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Culture Night 2014

Culture Night 2014: Friday 19th As part of Culture Night 2014, Muckross Schoolhouse is excited to present a FREE CONCERT with newly formed group Breaking Trad . This dynamic foursome have a wealth of experience...

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Date/Time 20/09/2014 - 21/09/2014 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Muckross Harp Trail 2014

Muckross will welcome harpers from all corners of Ireland to our two day celebration of the Irish harp; a combination of harp master classes, sessions, lectures and a gala concert presented by the foremost figures...

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Date/Time 20/09/2014 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An Evening with Moya Brennan & Corma De Barra

As part of the Muckross Harp Trail celebrations, The Schoolhouse is delighted to be the venue for a special performance by Moya Brennan and Cormac De Barra. Moya's beguiling voice and Cormac's mastery of the...

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Oct 2014

Date/Time 12/10/2014 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Fanfare de Eendracht at Muckross Traditional Farms

  Fanfare de Eendracht from The Netherlands, is traveling to Ireland in October. The year 2014 became a new highlight in the history of De Eendracht when they won the Dutch National Championship in the...

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Date/Time 24/10/2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Seán Keane in Concert at The Schoolhouse

Having taken centre-stage at the first public performance in The Schoolhouse in September 2013, Galway singer Seán Keane returns to The Schoolhouse on Friday October 24th for an intimate evening of songs and stories.

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Nov 2014

Date/Time 15/11/2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Muckross 'The Schoohouse' Presents: John B. Keane's The Matchmaker

Michael Scott’s iconic production of John B Keane’s hit comedy play THE MATCHMAKER returns starring two of Ireland favourite actors, Mary McEvoy and Jon Kenny. The show follows the efforts of Dicky Mick Dicky O...

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