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From TheJournal.ie Copper deficiency believed to be cause of distressing condition among Red deer in Killarney National Park Enzootic Ataxia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Losing the war of the rhododendrons': Healy-Rae says invasive weed in Killarney is getting worse Send In The Army

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Nowhere near enough': Healy-Rae reiterates army call as €100k funding to fight rhododendrons announced Killarney National Park

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Men's Sheds volunteers descend on Killarney National Park to fight invading rhododendrons Snip And Spray

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron Invasive Species

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

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

From TheJournal.ie People warned to stay away from a big part of Killarney National Park Forest Fire

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Outrage as severed heads of deer found in Killarney bin Culled

Outrage as severed heads of deer found in Killarney bin

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

From TheJournal.ie Air Corps called into Killarney National Park as blaze continues to rage Ring Of Fire

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Blaze threatened Killarney National Park as wildfires spread across Kerry Gorse Burning

Blaze threatened Killarney National Park as wildfires spread across Kerry

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

From TheJournal.ie Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs Killarney National Park

Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs

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

From TheJournal.ie A break in the rain: Peaceful scenes in Killarney before storm clouds roll in Stunning
From TheJournal.ie Volunteers: Killarney Park faces 'grim and uncertain future' if destructive plant not dealt with Overgrown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie You have not seen Killarney National Park like this before Photography This post contains images

You have not seen Killarney National Park like this before

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

The auld sod ain’t so bad after all.

From TheJournal.ie Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer Hunting

Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer

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

From TheJournal.ie White-tailed eagles killed in Mayo and Donegal Eagle Deaths

White-tailed eagles killed in Mayo and Donegal

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

From TheJournal.ie White-tailed Eagles make Clare their new nest after 100-year wait White-tailed Eagles

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Streaker warning for Killarney National Park Streaker

Streaker warning for Killarney National Park

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