Tag Archives: Kids

The Archaeological Research Pop-Up Museum at Muckross House

July
17th,
2014

The Archaeological Research Pop-Up Museum at Muckross House Archaeology is one of the few romantic sciences. It conjures up images of vast excavations in Egypt revealing mummies and tombs. Ireland has long been a favourite for archaeologists as, thanks to our large tracts of peat bog which are good for preserving materials over a long period of time, loads of ancient artifacts, tools, weapons and even bodies have been discovered here. So it’s great that Muckross House are hosting an Archaeologic ...

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5 Things to do with Kids in Killarney

July
03rd,
2014

5 Things to do with Kids in Killarney The summer holidays are upon us and if you’re coming to Killarney with a gaggle of kids you’ll probably be aware that there’s only so much walking, hiking and sightseeing they can put up with. So naturally you’ll need a day or two of kid’s stuff. Well don’t worry because I’ve got 5 kid friendly activities in the Killarney area for your kids to enjoy and to give yourself a break. 1. Kennedy’s Pet Farm Kennedy’s ...

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The 2014 Valentia Island King Scallop Festival

July
02nd,
2014

The 2014 Valentia Island King Scallop Festival If you love scrumptious food and beautiful, secluded scenery then you’re in for a treat as next week sees the Valentia Island King Scallop Festival taking place in, as you may have guessed, Valentia Island. Valentia Island, for those of you who don’t know, is a small island lying off the Iveragh Peninsula in South Kerry. It is renowned for its diverse ecosystem and beautiful scenery and is accessible from land by the Maurice O’Neill Memo ...

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Easter in Kerry

April
14th,
2014

Easter in Kerry So now that you have a fair idea of some of the events Killarney will be hosting this year, let’s move onto some events flung more further afield. Killarney isn’t the only town in Kerry with a packed Easter schedule and, if some of our events don’t whet your appetite, then we should check out what other towns have planned for this bank holiday weekend. In Kenmare¬†this Wednesday there is a very intriguing musical show being hosted by the Carnegie Arts Centre. It is ca ...

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Things to do for Easter 2014 in Killarney

Easter in Killarney Easter’s fast approaching and that means two things – 1) You can finally break your lenten vows. 2) You can finally enjoy another bank holiday. It’s going to be another rip-roaring weekend in Killarney so here’s three cool things to check out this week and, stay tuned, because there’ll be plenty more Easter and Bank Holiday related news next week! Easter in Killarney 1. Kayaking and walking tours Ah well, I know many of you are probably planning a very ...

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Three indoor activities to do in Killarney

Indoor activities in Killarney The nights are getting longer, the days are getting colder and the skies are getting greyer. As they say in Game of Thrones, Winter is coming. But that doesn’t mean you’ll be stuck with nothing to do in Killarney. Killarney has plenty of indoor activities and¬†attractions to keep you occupied if you don’t fancy having to swim through the national park. 1. Ancestors from Ireland If you’re visiting Ireland from abroad because you have Irish ancestor ...

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