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# killarney-national-park - Saturday 24 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 24th 2021, 5:19 PM 30,421 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.

# killarney-national-park - Monday 30 March, 2020

Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park
# Kerry
# Kerry

Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park

Mar 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 36,861 Views 24 Comments

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

# killarney-national-park - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 26th 2020, 10:10 PM 30,053 Views 67 Comments

The cull will continue until mid-March.

# killarney-national-park - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 4th 2019, 3:44 PM 38,648 Views 19 Comments

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

# killarney-national-park - Monday 4 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 36,508 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.

# killarney-national-park - Friday 16 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 16th 2018, 6:30 AM 35,512 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.

# killarney-national-park - Monday 5 November, 2018

Men's Sheds volunteers descend on Killarney National Park to fight invading rhododendrons
# Snip And Spray
# Snip And Spray

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

Nov 5th 2018, 4:29 PM 49,772 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 - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron
# Invasive Species
# Invasive Species

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

Jan 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,186 Views 16 Comments

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

# killarney-national-park - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

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

# killarney-national-park - Thursday 21 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 21st 2016, 2:55 PM 28,492 Views 35 Comments

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

# killarney-national-park - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

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

Outrage as severed heads of deer found in Killarney bin

Feb 3rd 2016, 3:42 PM 23,715 Views 61 Comments

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

# killarney-national-park - Friday 10 April, 2015

Air Corps called into Killarney National Park as blaze continues to rage
# Ring Of Fire
# Ring Of Fire

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.

# killarney-national-park - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Blaze threatened Killarney National Park as wildfires spread across Kerry
# Gorse Burning
# Gorse Burning

Blaze threatened Killarney National Park as wildfires spread across Kerry

Apr 9th 2015, 2:55 PM 13,945 Views 24 Comments

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

# killarney-national-park - Monday 6 April, 2015

Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs
# Killarney National Park
# Killarney National Park

Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs

Apr 6th 2015, 7:45 AM 14,699 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.

# killarney-national-park - Sunday 5 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 5th 2014, 7:44 PM 22,852 Views 24 Comments

Beautiful.

# killarney-national-park - Sunday 22 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 22nd 2014, 9:15 AM 14,024 Views 13 Comments

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

# killarney-national-park - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

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

You have not seen Killarney National Park like this before

Nov 27th 2013, 9:15 PM 34,815 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.

# killarney-national-park - Thursday 28 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 28th 2013, 9:00 PM 57,556 Views 122 Comments

The auld sod ain’t so bad after all.

# killarney-national-park - Monday 22 October, 2012

Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer
# Hunting
# Hunting

Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer

Oct 22nd 2012, 3:44 PM 6,680 Views 86 Comments

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

# killarney-national-park - Thursday 17 May, 2012

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

White-tailed eagles killed in Mayo and Donegal

May 17th 2012, 2:25 PM 6,711 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.

# killarney-national-park - Monday 30 April, 2012

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

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

Apr 30th 2012, 6:59 PM 5,444 Views 33 Comments

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

# killarney-national-park - Friday 22 July, 2011

Streaker warning for Killarney National Park
# Streaker
# Streaker

Streaker warning for Killarney National Park

Jul 22nd 2011, 1:26 PM 1,456 Views 22 Comments

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