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Children’s Nature Activities for July

Fun with Nature for Kids Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings in July at 11am for our children's activities. These activities are suitable for children aged 5 - 10 years and children must be accompanied at all times by an adult. All activities are free of charge and registration opens at 10.30am. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing as some of the activities will be outdoors. Tuesday 3rd July  Wild Flower Walk Thursday 5th July  Super Furry Animals Tuesday...

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Clothes Peg Dolly Workshops

Clothes Peg Dolly Workshops for July Join us on every Monday afternoon at 2pm during July for our clothes peg dolly workshop. All materials are supplied and the workshop is suitable for children and adults alike. Children must be aged 5 years and over and must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Booking is not required but places are limited to 25 children.                              ...

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Guided Walks for June

Guided Walks for June Saturday, 9th June Guided Tree Walk Learn about the shrubs and trees on a leisurely walk around the Park buildings. This walk is suitable for all ages and is wheelchair and pushchair friendly.   Sunday, 10th June Guided Walk Learn about the history of the Connemara Pony, along with the flora and the fauna of the Park. This walk is suitable for all ages and is wheelchair and pushchair friendly.   Saturday, 16th June Guided Tree...

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Visitor Centre opening on March 12th, 2018

The Visitor Centre for Connemara National Park will reopen for the 2018 on Monday 12th of March. We would like to remind visitors that there are no entrance fees for the National Park and this includes viewing the exhibition in the Visitor Centre and the Audio Visual. Please email cnp@chg.gov.ie or phone us on (095) 41054 / 076 100 2528 for any further queries.

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Connemara National Park Closed

  In light of the Met Eireann RED snow-ice weather warning issued FOR ALL COUNTIES, all National Parks & Nature Reserves will be closed to the public today and tomorrow. Visitors are advised to check the Department’s website and Twitter account for any further updates before planning to visit Connemara National Park after Friday 2nd of March.  

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Leenane Walking Festival Event

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Leenane Walking Festival, Connemara National Park will be hosting an evening walk in the National Park on Saturday May 5th. This event is free of charge but must be booked. Bookings must be made through the Leenane Walking Festival.

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Connemara National Park Birth Announcement

Connemara National Park is delighted to announce the birth of its first Irish Moiled "Maol" calf on 1st January 2018. The female calf is a welcome addition to the herd of Irish Moiled cattle being developed at the National Park. Irish Moiled or "Maol" cattle is one of Ireland's rarest and most distinctive traditional native cattle breeds. They are a hornless (polled) breed, red in colour and characteristically marked by a white line of 'finching' on the back and white...

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Monday, 18th December 2017. All walking trails on Diamond Hill are now open to visitors. For your safety, please remember to wear appropriate footwear and clothing. If any of the following weather conditions prevail, please do not access the mountain top: snow, ice, strong winds, hailstones, heavy rain or mist. The indoor picnic area and toilet facilities are open daily from 10am - 4pm.

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If you are thinking about visiting Connemara National Park in the coming weeks please be aware that during the months of November and December, visitors may be prohibited from walking our trails at specified times. These closures are due to ongoing maintenance works on our trails.   Please check back with us on a regular basis as our website will have the details of dates and times of these closures as they become available.   We would like to take...

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