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April 21st Great Irish Bake

April 21st, The Great Irish Bake! On April 21st, The Great Irish Bake will take place at The National Reptile Zoo, 11am to 5.30 pm. You’ll enjoy fabulous baked goods and have the opportunity to help sick children by giving a donation. All proceeds will be sent to the Temple Street foundation in order

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One Day Closure, 5th April.

Due to works being carried out by the E.S.B., the Zoo will be closed on Thursday 5th April. We may re-open in the late afternoon on Thursday, depending on how quickly the work has been completed. If you plan on visiting that day, please email or message us on social

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Celebrating International Woman’s Day!

Today we are celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women across the globe. And what better way to do that than to highlight some of our intrepid team members! Christina Zoo Keeper/Educator/HR Our Internship and Volunteer Program comes under Christina’s watchful eye.       Hope Zoo

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Celebrate World Turtle Day @ NRZ

CELEBRATE WORLD TURTLE DAY @ NRZ (Image: www.naturalawakeningsmag.com) World Turtle Day is on May 23rd 2017, but here at The National Reptile Zoo, we just can’t wait that long to celebrate! For the entire month of May, we are focusing our spotlight on Turtles and Tortoise from around the world

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Endangered turtles take flight!

“Endangered turtles take flight” Yep, you read that right! Last Thursday, four Roti Island Snake Neck Turtles, flew from Southampton airport to Dublin airport as part of their journey to their new home here in Co.Kilkenny. The National Reptile Zoo partnered with Flybe, Europe’s largest regionlal airline, to transport four

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