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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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Clothes Peg Dolly Workshops for August

Clothes Peg Dolly Workshops   Join us at 2pm on Monday 13th August Monday 20th August Monday 27th August   Workshops are free of charge and suitable for children 5 years and over. All materials supplied. No booking necessary but places are limited to 25 children. Adult must stay with child/children at all times.

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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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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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