Competition Time!

Connemara National Park Competition Flyer

We are inviting members of the public to participate in a series of competitions over the coming weeks. The series includes: short story, poetry, art & photography competitions. We want these entries to be inspired by the wonderful nature and beautiful landscapes that surround you, wherever you live. Prizes will include books, pens, sweatshirts & t-shirts. When all entries are submitted, they will be shortlisted with the best three in each category posted on our Facebook page, and the final...

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World Heritage Day – April 18th

Ring at Connemara

April 18th is World Heritage Day or the International Day for Monuments and Sites. Our Guide Helen has prepared information on the archaeological sites and some of the historical sites found recently during her surveys of the National Park. Click here to download a pdf of this guide.

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Trees

Trees

For many years we provided species guides in the Visitor Centre in Connemara National Park, which have proved very popular with visitors. We are currently putting together a series of digital versions of these species guides, that visitors can download before/after a visit to the National Park. To follow the butterfly guide that was posted last week, we have put together information on the trees that are found in Connemara National Park. Click here to download the tree guide. Why...

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Wild Garlic

Wild Garlic

For anyone lucky enough to have wild garlic in their garden, our National Park Guide Breandan has shared some information about this wonderful plant and a lovely recipe for wild garlic pesto. One of the joys of spring, is the sight and smell of wild garlic in damp woodlands.  Wild garlic (Allium ursinum), is an amazing and beautiful, plant, all of it can be eaten raw or cooked. The starry white flowers are great in salad, and the green seeds...

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Butterflies

White Butterfly

For many years we provided species guides in the Visitor Centre in Connemara National Park, which have proved very popular with visitors. We are currently putting together a series of digital versions of these species guides, that visitors can download before/after a visit to the National Park. We are starting with a guide on some of the butterflies you might expect to see in the National Park. Click here to download a butterfly guide. We have also prepared a colouring...

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