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Closure of Pathways

Please be aware that the pathways will be closed occasionally for maintenance from Monday, 25th February 2019. Please check back on a regular basis for more specific closure details which will be posted here. We would ask visitors to please pay attention to the closure dates for everyone's safety. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience these closures might cause.

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Halloween Events

Halloween Events at Connemara National Park   Saturday 27th October Guided Walk  11.30am Guided Tree Walk  2.30pm Spooky Halloween Kids Story  4pm     Sunday 28th October Spooky Scavenger Hunt for Kids  11.30am Halloween Archaeological Dig  3.30pm     Monday 29th October Guided Walk  11.30am  Spooky Scavenger Hunt  2.30pm Spooky Halloween Kids Story  4.30pm     Wednesday 31st October Halloween Archaeological Dig  11.30am Peg Dolly Workshop  2pm Bat Walk  5pm Please note all walks leave from the Visitor Centre. Please...

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Guided Walks for October

Guided Walks for October   Saturday 6th October Guided Walk  11.30am   Sunday 7th October Guided Tree Walk  2.30pm   Saturday 13th October Guided Farm Walk  10am This walk is in-conjunction with Connemara Green Festival (www.connemaragreenfestival.ie) Please meet at Connemara National Park Visitor. Rainwear and wellingtons are required for this walk.   Scavenger Hunt for Children in-conjunction with Connemara Green Festival 11am   Sunday 14th October Food From Trees Walk  3pm This walk is in-conjunction with Connemara Green Festival  ...

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Activities for September

September at Connemara National Park   Saturday 1st September Scavenger Hunt and Activity for Kids    11.30am Sunday 2nd September Guided Flora and Fauna Walk   2.30pm Sunday 9th September Guided Walk   11.30am Saturday 15th September Guided Tree Walk   2.30pm Sunday 16th September Guided Tree Walk  2.30pm Saturday 22nd September Guided Walk  11.30am Sunday 23rd September Flora and Fauna Walk  2.30pm Saturday 29th September Guided Tree Walk  11.30am Sunday 30th September Guided Flora and Fauna Walk  11.30am   All activities are...

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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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