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Public urged to stay away as large wildfire continues to burn in Killarney National Park
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Public urged to stay away as large wildfire continues to burn in Killarney National Park

Apr 24th 2021, 5:19 PM 30,395 Views 27 Comments
  • The fire brigade is currently at the scene alongside staff from the National Parks and Wildlife Service.
  • Emergency services have used a helicopter to douse the flames using water from a nearby lake.
Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park
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Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park

Mar 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 36,855 Views 24 Comments

The fire took a number of hours to bring under control last night.

Deer cull begins in Killarney National Park to manage red and Sika herds
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Deer cull begins in Killarney National Park to manage red and Sika herds

Feb 26th 2020, 10:10 PM 29,921 Views 67 Comments

The cull will continue until mid-March.

Copper deficiency believed to be cause of distressing condition among Red deer in Killarney National Park
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Copper deficiency believed to be cause of distressing condition among Red deer in Killarney National Park

Dec 4th 2019, 3:44 PM 38,635 Views 19 Comments

Killarney once had one of the richest copper deposits in the country.

'Losing the war of the rhododendrons': Healy-Rae says invasive weed in Killarney is getting worse
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'Losing the war of the rhododendrons': Healy-Rae says invasive weed in Killarney is getting worse

Mar 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 36,486 Views 49 Comments

Last year Healy-Rae said the army should be sent to Killarney National Park. 12 months on, he says the situation is getting worse.

'Nowhere near enough': Healy-Rae reiterates army call as €100k funding to fight rhododendrons announced
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'Nowhere near enough': Healy-Rae reiterates army call as €100k funding to fight rhododendrons announced

Nov 16th 2018, 6:30 AM 35,510 Views 48 Comments

Intensive labour is required to get rid of the invasive weed, and Michael Healy-Rae said more is needed to eradicate the problem.

Men's Sheds volunteers descend on Killarney National Park to fight invading rhododendrons
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Men's Sheds volunteers descend on Killarney National Park to fight invading rhododendrons

Nov 5th 2018, 4:29 PM 49,762 Views 44 Comments

Kerry TD Michael Healy Rae previously called for the army to be sent in to deal with the invasive plant.

Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron
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Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron

Jan 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,147 Views 17 Comments

The invasive plant is at the centre of a row between a voluntary body and a government department.

13 views from this Kerry bar that prove the Kingdom might be Ireland's finest spot
# Ladies View
# Ladies View

13 views from this Kerry bar that prove the Kingdom might be Ireland's finest spot

Jun 28th 2016, 12:11 PM 5,302 Views 1 Comment

Hon the Kingdom.

People warned to stay away from a big part of Killarney National Park
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People warned to stay away from a big part of Killarney National Park

Apr 21st 2016, 2:55 PM 28,486 Views 35 Comments

A request has been made to the Air Corps to help fire-fighters in their attempts to extinguish the blaze.

Outrage as severed heads of deer found in Killarney bin
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Outrage as severed heads of deer found in Killarney bin

Feb 3rd 2016, 3:42 PM 23,708 Views 61 Comments

The animals had been culled by the National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Air Corps called into Killarney National Park as blaze continues to rage
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Air Corps called into Killarney National Park as blaze continues to rage

Apr 10th 2015, 10:49 PM 22,767 Views 35 Comments

People are being asked to avoid certain parts of the park for their own safety.

Blaze threatened Killarney National Park as wildfires spread across Kerry
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Blaze threatened Killarney National Park as wildfires spread across Kerry

Apr 9th 2015, 2:55 PM 13,941 Views 24 Comments

It is understood some of the fires are being investigated by gardaí.

Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs
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Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs

Apr 6th 2015, 7:45 AM 14,689 Views 15 Comments

All three dogs were in the same week and the vet managed to save two of them but it worried about more cases.

A break in the rain: Peaceful scenes in Killarney before storm clouds roll in
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# Stunning

A break in the rain: Peaceful scenes in Killarney before storm clouds roll in

Oct 5th 2014, 7:44 PM 22,847 Views 24 Comments

Beautiful.

Volunteers: Killarney Park faces 'grim and uncertain future' if destructive plant not dealt with
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Volunteers: Killarney Park faces 'grim and uncertain future' if destructive plant not dealt with

Jun 22nd 2014, 9:15 AM 14,023 Views 13 Comments

A petition has been set up calling on Minister Deenihan to ensure the park becomes clear of the rhododendron plant.

You have not seen Killarney National Park like this before
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You have not seen Killarney National Park like this before

Nov 27th 2013, 9:15 PM 34,800 Views 43 Comments

Photographer Norman McCloskey has spent three years trekking the 25,000 acres of the park to capture these breathtaking but little-known vistas.

9 places in Ireland you need to visit as soon as possible
# If We Only Had The Weather
# If We Only Had The Weather

9 places in Ireland you need to visit as soon as possible

Feb 28th 2013, 9:00 PM 57,547 Views 122 Comments

The auld sod ain’t so bad after all.

Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer
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Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer

Oct 22nd 2012, 3:44 PM 6,671 Views 86 Comments

The Minister also announced his decision to begin a general review of the Open Season Order for other deer species.

White-tailed eagles killed in Mayo and Donegal
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# Eagle Deaths

White-tailed eagles killed in Mayo and Donegal

May 17th 2012, 2:25 PM 6,694 Views 56 Comments

Minister Jimmy Deenihan has condemned the killings of the eagles, who are believed to have been poisoned. One bird was also shot.

White-tailed Eagles make Clare their new nest after 100-year wait
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# White-tailed Eagles

White-tailed Eagles make Clare their new nest after 100-year wait

Apr 30th 2012, 6:59 PM 5,442 Views 33 Comments

The pair is nesting in Mountshannon, in what has been described as a “momentous occasion” by the Golden Eagle Trust.

Streaker warning for Killarney National Park
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Streaker warning for Killarney National Park

Jul 22nd 2011, 1:26 PM 1,449 Views 22 Comments

A lewd and nude man has been spotted on a number of occasions at the park, exposing himself to women.