Killarney House to re-open in 2014

Plans to reopen Killarney House as the main interpretative centre for the National Park are underway. Killarney HouseThe Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has committed funding of €5.2m under its Tourism Capital Investment Programme for the refurbishment of the house and gardens. A phased approach to the restoration is being adopted which include full refurbishment of the main building, construction of a new extension, exhibition fit-out and extensive landscaping. Planning permission for the major elements of the restoration project has been granted with completion of works planned for next year.