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Heritage Week Events at Connemara National Park

Heritage Week Events at Connemara National Park Saturday 18th August Guided Tree Walk 11am Guided Flora and Fauna Walk 2.30pm Sunday 19th August Guided Flora and Fauna Walk 11am Kids Scavenger Hunt 2.30pm Monday 20th August Clothes Peg Dolly Workshop 2pm Connemara Pony Information 2pm Tuesday 21st August Fun with Nature for Kids 11am Archaeological Dig (Please note places are strictly limited to 10 children for this activity) Guided Farm Walk 11.30am Afternoon Talk 3.30pm Wednesday 22nd August Guided Walk...

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Children’s Nature Activities for August.

Children's Nature Activities August 2018 Thursday 2nd August    Wild Flower Walk Tuesday 7th August    Super Furry Animals Thursday 9th August   Tree Walk Tuesday 14th August   All Things Batty Thursday 16th August   Mini Megalithic Site Survey Tuesday 21st August   Archaeological Dig Thursday 23rd August   Marine Life Tuesday 28th August   Pond Dipping Thursday 30th August   Butterflies and Moths   Activities begin at  11am and are suitable for 5-10 year olds, registration opens at 10.30am. Places are strictly limited to 25...

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Summer Programme of Wednesday Evening Talks

Summer Programme of Wednesday Evening Talks Our Summer Programme of Talks will take place every Wednesday evening during July and August at 8pm in the AV Theatre. All talks are free of charge. For further information, please call 095 41054.   Wednesday 4th July Marine ID and Citizen Science          Tony O'Callaghan Wednesday 11th July The History of Gardens in Connemara       Breandan O'Scanaill Wednesday 18th July    "Charabancs, Holy Monks and Telegraphy", unraveling Marconi's first...

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Guided Bog Walks in July and August

Join us on Wednesday and Friday mornings during July and August for our Guided Bog Walks. Learn about bogland flora and fauna and the local history of the area. The walks leave from the Visitor Centre at 11am and take approximately 2 hours. As these walks cover rough, boggy terrain, appropriate footwear and clothing should be worn. Unfortunately, these walks are not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs. All walks are free of charge. A minimum number of 5 people is...

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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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Connemara National Park Tearooms will close on Sunday 5th November. During the Winter months the Tearooms will be open on Saturdays and Sundays only from 11.30am - 3.30pm. For further information please contact susiemay82@hotmail.com or call 086 8784666        

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Connemara National Park Visitor Centre will close at 5.30pm on Tuesday, 31st October for the 2017 season. We would to thank all our visitors for their patronage during this season.   The National Park Grounds will remain open all through the Winter months. Our indoor picnic area and toilet facilities are open daily from 10am - 4pm.   See you all in March 2018.

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