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Mar 2016

Date/Time 27/03/2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Egg Painting at The Schoolhouse

Keep the kids entertained this Easter with a fun and creative egg painting afternoon at Muckross Traditional Farms. Time: 2.00pm - 5.00pm

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Apr 2016

Date/Time 11/04/2016 9:45 am - 12:15 pm
Cyclone Rep perform "The King Lear Session". Photo Joleen Cronin Event
Cyclone Rep Theatre presents The King Lear Sessions

Take on man reaching his later years, Three daughters, a fool, a bastard son & a traitor, add a good dose of betrayal and cruelty, mix these ingredients with the mother of all storms, and...

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Date/Time 11/04/2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Cyclone Rep Theatre presents The Romeo & 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 12/04/2016 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Cyclone Rep Theatre presents The Hamlet Session

The Hamlet Session is Cyclone’s latest production for the 2015/16 school year which combines outstanding performances, engaging analysis, humour and audience interaction. This show has the primary goal of aiding learners in their Leaving Cert...

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Date/Time 15/04/2016 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Finding your Ancestors in Kerry with Kay Caball

Ms Caball is a native of County Kerry and currently traces Kerry ancestors for clients world-wide. She is a member of the Genealogical Advisory Service at the National Library of Ireland. Ms Caball assists those...

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Date/Time 28/04/2016 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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After Sarah Miles

After Sarah Miles is Kerry native Michael Hilliard Mulcahy's fourth play and is a ‘must-see’ play from one of the country’s newest merging Playwrights who captures all the beauty and poignancy of Ireland in his...

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May 2016

Date/Time 06/05/2016 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Songs for Ireland with Opus '96

May 6th see the welcome return of Tralee Chamber Choir, Opus '96 for a very special performance in Muckross House, entitled "Songs for Ireland". The performance will commence at 8.00pm and will be preceded by...

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Date/Time 21/05/2016 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Drawing Day 2016

To mark Drawing Day 2016, The Schoolhouse Muckross is the venue for an afternoon of creative art for children. Designer / Artist Egle Saladziute will help children to express themselves and experiment with colours using...

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Date/Time 23/05/2016 - 27/05/2016 9:45 am - 2:15 pm
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Féile Chultúir Chiarraí 2016

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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Aug 2016

Date/Time 21/08/2016 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2016 - The Harp ...... Ireland's National Instrument, Ireland's National Emblem

Local Harpist / Singer Marina will present a short lecture / performance giving an insight into the richness of the Irish harp's legacy and tradition. A tradition of music making that dates well over a...

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Date/Time 22/08/2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2016 - Basket Making Demonstration

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 23/08/2016 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Heritage Week 2016 - Introduction to Hand Thrown Pottery

Ever wanted to learn to throw your own pottery? As part of our events calendar for Heritage Week 2015 our own Master Potter Margaret Phelan will offer an introduction to the basics of Hand Thrown...

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Date/Time 25/08/2016 2:30 pm - 5:30 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 2016 - Butter Making Demonstration

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

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Date/Time 26/08/2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2016 - Mucros Bookbindery presents a talk on Book Preservation

Mucros Master Binder, Paul Curtis, presents a talk on repairing, preserving old manuscripts and books.

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Date/Time 27/08/2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Heritage Week 2016 - Dr. Bill Mangan u10 Hurling Tournament

The Dr. Bill Mangan under 10’s Hurling Tournament sees local teams from Kerry competing in this annual event.

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Date/Time 28/08/2016 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Heritage Week - Baile an Salsa

To mark the ending of Heritage Week 2016 we are delighted to welcome back Baile an Salsa to The Schoolhouse, following their powerful and energetic performance for Culture Night 2015. Founded in 2013, Baile an...

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Sep 2016

Date/Time 16/09/2016 12:00 am
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Culture Night 2016 - Frankie Gavin & De Dannan in concert

Frankie Gavin and De Dannan return to The Schoolhouse Muckross for a special performance for Culture Night 2016. Millions around the world can recognize a fierce, rip-roaring set of traditional set of traditional jigs or...

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Oct 2016

Date/Time 14/10/2016 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Successful T.D by John B. Keane

The Schoolhouse welcomes back Jon Kenny & Mary McEvoy for a two night performance of John B. Keane's The Successful T.D The Successful T.D follows the trials, tribulations, misadventures and hilarious antics of Tull McAdoo,...

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Date/Time 15/10/2016 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Successful T.D by John B. Keane

The Schoolhouse welcomes back Jon Kenny & Mary McEvoy for a two night performance of John B. Keane's The Successful T.D The Successful T.D follows the trials, tribulations, misadventures and hilarious antics of Tull McAdoo,...

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Nov 2016

Date/Time 18/11/2016 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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"Ardfert Witnesses at the Trial of Roger Casement" by Helen O' Carroll

Helen O' Carroll is a native of Tralee,Co. Kerry. a graduate of University College Dublin, she holds an MA in History (1990) and a Diploma in Arts Administration (1991). She has been involved in heritage...

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Dec 2016

Date/Time 02/12/2016 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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"Kerry a Century Ago: Public Feeling in the Aftermath of the 1916 Rising"

Dr. Daithí Ó Corráin is a historian who lectures in the School of History and Geography, DCU. He has written on many aspects of 20th century Irish history with particular emphasis on ecclesiastical history, the...

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