From this page you can access the radio programmes currently available on this website. Additional audio material will be added here as it becomes available.
We are grateful both to RTÉ and to Radio Kerry for permission to include some radio content, from their archives.
'The Long Note'
'The Long Note' was a radio programme presented by Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and produced by RTE in the 1980s. In this programme, which was first broadcast on the 13th of October 1980, Ian O'Leary is interviewed about his efforts to collect and preserve the tradional Irish music of Kerry. Total Time - 12.48 | 4 Segments.
August 2011 marked the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the visit of Queen Victoria to Killarney and to Muckross House, in August 1861.
To mark that occasion, members of Dóchas Drama Group, Killarney, surprised many visitors to Muckross by re-enacting scenes,
from the royal visit, throughout the House. Find Out More......
Frank Lewis is one of the trustees of Muckross House.
He also produces and presents a weekly radio pragramme 'The Saturday Supplement' on Radio Kerry. In this particular edition Frank talks to various members of the Muckross House staff about the arboretum.
Total Time - 38.40 | 10 Segments.
'Heaven's Reflex' is a documentary on the tourist's view of Killarney over two centuries.
It was first broadcast on RTE radio on August 1 1981.
Contributions are made from Beatrice Grosvenor, Billy Vincent, Jimmy Cullinan and Dr. Billy O' Sullivan. Total Time - 40.15 | 3 Segments.
Dick Wadding - Cooper
In this programme Brendan O' Ciobháin talks with Dick Wadding, a Cooper who worked at Muckross House in the 1960s. Dick explains some of the technical aspects of his trade and about his time as a apprentice. Total Time - 8.18 | 1 Segment.
This radio documentary tells the story of Ireland's longest running circus. "Fossett's Circus" was produced by Kieran Sheedy and was first broadcast on RTE radio on the 1st of March 1975. Muckross House Research Library also has a large selection of circus posters that can be viewed here. Total Time - 32.25 | 3 Segments.
"Monks' Wood Walk"
Frank Lewis is one of the trustees of Muckross House. He also produces and presents a weekly radio pragramme 'The Saturday Supplement' on Radio Kerry. In this particular edition Frank talks to Mark Doe, Cormac Foley, Fr. Joe McMahon and Patricia O'Hare. First broadcast on Radio Kerry, April 30, 2016. Total Time - 89 mins. | 8 Segments.