Muckross House Research Library - Calendar

The Library hosts a number of educational and outreach events throughout the year on behalf of the Trustees of Muckross House.

  =  Schools' Events
  =  Public
  =  Special Interest Groups

January & February


Date / Time

23, 30 January 2019

6, 13, 20, 27 February 2019

School Visits

A series of educational tours of Muckross House, specifically designed for senior pupils of Killarney’s primary schools,
takes place during the months of January and February of 2019.

March 2019

Date / Time

22 March 2019



De Valera and the First Dáil

A talk in the Garden Restaurant, Muckross House, by broadcaster and writer Dr. David McCullagh

This is the first of Three Spring talks marking the centenary of the first Dáil.

April 2019

Date / Time

12 April 2019



Irish Revolutionary Women and the Wider World

A talk in the Garden Restaurant, Muckross House, by historian and writer Dr. Kate O’ Malley

This is the second of Three Spring talks marking the centenary of the first Dáil.

April - May 2019

Date / Time

29 April - 3 May 2019


Féile Chultúir Chiarraí (Festival of Kerry Culture)

The Library, together with Muckross Traditional Farms, hosts Féile Chultúir Chiarraí annually, over a one-week period, during the month of May.
This event consists of a series of ‘hands-on’ workshops for primary school children. The workshops include: traditional butter-making; traditional bread baking; the work of the journeyman carpenter; the traditional Irish dwelling and its furnishings; traditional Irish music workshop.

May 2019

Date / Time

17 May 2019



Fake News and Irish Freedom

A talk in the garden resturant, Muckross House by historian and writer Ian Kenneally

This is the third of Three Spring talks marking the centenary of the first Dáil.

July 2019

Date / Time

16 July 2019

10:30 - 14:00


Creative Writing in Historic Houses

Join poet and Open University tutor Nessa O'Mahony for a free creative writing workshop
where you'll discover ways to kick-start a writing project, shape your stories, memoirs or poetry and research the past.

September 2019

Date / Time

20 September 2019



Culture Night

‘Caring for a Historic House’

A behind the scenes tour of Muckross House by Conservator Mr Sven Habermann.’  

December 2019

11 December 2019



A Christmas Carol

A reading of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

December 2019

13 December 2019


Newsletter Publication

Issue 29 of the Muckross Newsletter will be published in December 2019.

Issue 28 of the Muckross Newsletter is available here.

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