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Dermot Browne’s Letters from the Western Front

Maurice Henry Dermot Browne, known as Dermot, was the second son of Valentine Browne 5 th Earl of Kenmare and his wife Elizabeth Baring Browne. During the 1870s the Kenmare family ... Read More

Date : 28-09-21

Elizabeth Rose Vincent

This interesting photograph depicts members of the Bourn Vincent family of Muckross, together with many of their employees. It was taken on the 18 July 1916. On that day, the Muckr... Read More

Date : 11-6-20

And the Winners are ...

Muckross House Library would like to thank all of those who participated in our recent research project. We asked young people, 12 years and under, to describe their impressions of... Read More

Date : 21-5-20

A Collection of Royal Autographs

The signatures of Queen Victoria and members of her family are preserved among the Collections of Muckross House Library. While touring Killarney's Lakes on Tuesday, 27 August 1861... Read More

Date : 9-5-20

Thank You!

Muckross House Library would like to say a big 'Thank You' to all the talented young artists and writers who participated in our recent children's research project. Last week we as... Read More

Date : 9-5-20

Calling all Young Artists and Writers

Have you ever wondered what kind of house you might have grown up in if you were born one hundred years ago? Muckross House Library is eager to investigate how children might have ... Read More

Date : 1-5-20

Victorian Visitors at Muckross

Dinis Cottage is a well known visitor attraction located close to the Old Weir Bridge and the Meeting of the Waters. This pretty cottage was built by the Herberts of Muckross, some... Read More

Date : 20-4-20

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St Brigid's Cross.

The making of St Brigid’s crosses is one custom that was once widely practiced across Ireland. The crosses were made in honour of Ireland’s female patron saint, St Brigid, whos... Read More

Date : 31-1-20