Culture Night 2021

Culture Night September 17 2021 Events

We are delighted to be hosting a very special event for Culture Night 2021 on the evening of September 17th, staring at 5pm and running through until 9pm. This year Connemara National Park is bringing a celebration of the cultural, culinary and natural heritage of the area. Full details of the schedule are below and we'd love to see you there! Please Note: pre-booking is advisable for this event as spaces may be limited on the night. Please call 087...

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Twin Calves arrive at Connemara National Park

Irish Moiled Twin Calves

Connemara National Park is delighted to announce the birth of twin Irish Moiled calves on Sunday the 8th of August 2021. The healthy bull “male“ and heifer “female“ were born to Sire Macmann Bullagh Bos and Dam Toriamaur Holly . There is a less than 2% chance of twin calves being born! These additions will help build up the herd here in the National Park, which is an integral part of our conversation grazing program. The calves are on display...

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Tea Room at the National Park

national park staff

On Sunday August 15th we were sorry to say farewell to Susan May Walsh and her team, who for just over 20 years, have been feeding the many hungry visitors at the Connemara National Park Tea Room. We wish to thank Susan May and her team for many years of outstanding service at the National Park and wish her the best of luck and every success in her future endeavours. She will be sadly missed by visitors and Park staff...

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Heritage Week 2021

Heritage Week 2021 Events Poster

Heritage Week 2021 is running from Saturday 14th August until Saturday 22nd August. Here at Connemara National Park we will have a range of activities spanning the entire week (click here to download a poster of the events for the week) Due to Covid-19 restrictions we have limited places available for all outdoor events therefore it is important to book ahead to avoid disappointment, you can do so by emailing cnp@housing.gov.ie or calling us on +353 87 290 6269 All...

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Events Returning to CNP – July 2021

July 2021 Events Poster

In line with public health advice, we are pleased to be offering some guided walks and nature activities for children starting with a programme of events for July. Please see details below and our current guidelines. You must read and sign a Covid-19 self declaration from before attending to site for our events. Children’s Activities Our Children’s Nature Activities will begin on Tuesday 6th July at 11 am and will continue throughout July every Tuesday and Thursday morning. Our activities...

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Bonne Fête du Canada

Canadian Maple

In 2019 a new twinning arrangement was established between the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Parks Canada, connecting Connemara National Park and the Marconi Station in Ireland respectively with Terra Nova National Park and Signal Hill National Historic Site in Newfoundland and Labrador. Here we share some of the important aspects of Connemara National Park, as well as greetings to our Parks Canada colleagues on this Canada Day. Lá Fhéile Cheanada! Bonne Fête du Canada! [video width="960" height="540"...

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Control of Dogs and Dog Fouling Survey

Dog Control and Behaviour Survey Poster

We need your views! Visitors are currently permitted to walk their dogs in Connemara National Park. We want to find out what all visitors and staff think about the control of dogs and dog fouling here in Connemara National Park. The survey only takes two minutes to complete. The survey will be open until the end of August 2021 and we will share the results on our website and social channels. Click the link below to access the survey form:...

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Tea Room Reopening 2021

Teapot and Teacup

We are delighted to announce that the Tea Room will be reopening from Saturday June 5th. On June 5th and 6th, it's takeaway only and from June 7th we'll be open for outside dining in our beautiful courtyard setting. Opening Times are 10am to 5pm. For enquiries related to the Tea Room please contact Susan-May: Mobile: 086 87 84 666 (available on this number at all times) Email: susiemay82@hotmail.com

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New Tree Trail at Connemara National Park

National Tree Week 2021

It's National Tree Week and we are delighted to announce the installation of a new Tree Trail at Connemara National Park. The trail starts at the kiosk in the car park and brings people on a route exploring the tree diversity on the site. Keep an eye out for the different signs. Below you will find a map and some information about the different trees that are found on the trail. Hope you enjoy it! Tree Trail Downloads Click here...

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