The news that Killarney has been chosen to host the Irish Open golf tournament next year, has been hailed as a major boost for tourism in Kerry. Killarney’s Killeen course was chosen above rival applicants from Mount Juliet, Fota Island and Baltray, to host the event, which will be held over the August Bank Holiday Weekend. Killarney last hosted the Open in 1992, when it was won by British golfer Nick Faldo. Mayor of Killarney, Michael Gleeson, said the news couldn’t come at a better time for the town’s business people.
Welcome to the new WordPress.com website for Muckross Drive House. Muckross Drive House is perfectly located for Killarney town, just 3 minute’s walk from the centre. The house also enjoys peace and quiet as it is situated in a cul-de-sac off the Muckross Rd, so a peaceful night is assured.
What better place to base yourself when in the south west of Ireland than Killarney – a beautiful, colourful town in County Kerry, described by many to be a little piece of heaven! Enjoy top class accommodation, restaurants, pubs and entertainment here! Killarney is often the gateway to the The Ring of Kerry where you can see some fabulous vistas such as Ladies View and historical sites like Derrynane House. Internationally renowned for its scenery and beauty, Killarney is the lake district of the south west. Killarney National Park and Lakes, Muckross House, Gardens and Traditional Farms, the Gap of Dunloe, Torc Waterfall, and Ross Castle are just some of its most fascinating features. Here you can also pursue outdoors activities with plenty of opportunities to go golfing, fishing, walking or cycling. Why not roam through the wonderful National Park? If you’re lucky, you might just see the Red Deer that have made Killarney National Park their home.
Killarney is a most magical spot! You will want to return time and time again!