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News & Events

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 Walks for July

Join us for a variety of guided walks during the month of July. All walks will leave from the Visitor Centre and are free of charge. For further information please call 095 41054. Sunday 1st July Guided Tree Walk 10am Guided Pony Walk 11.30am Guided Walk 2.30pm Sunday 8th July Guided Pony Walk 11am Sunday 15th July Guided Tree Walk 11am Saturday 21st July Guided Pony Walk 11am Sunday 22nd July Guided Tree Walk 11am Saturday 28th July Guided Walk...

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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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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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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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