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News & Events

Contacting Connemara National Park

We wish to advise our visitors that we are currently experiencing difficulties with phone lines and internet access. If you wish to contact Connemara National Park, please phone 087 291 9721 You can still email us on cnp@chg.gov.ie but you may not get a response in a timely manner. Apologies for any inconvenience during this time, we hope to have the issue resolved soon.

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Connemara National Park Event 16th March

  Saturday 16th March Guided Walk 11 am Afternoon Talk 12.30 pm Story time & Activity for Children 2.30 pm Note: Walk and Talk suitable for all the family. Story time and activity suitable for children aged between 5-8 years. Limited spaces available. [caption id="attachment_460" align="alignleft" width="300"] Wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella) (Photo by Rachel Hartland / CC BY)[/caption]                      

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National Park Closed – Storm Gareth

Visitors please be advised that Connemara National Park will be closed for the duration of Storm Gareth. Please refer to our information page on Weather Warnings. Note: Although a yellow weather warning has been issued, as a precaution all NPWS sites in Co. Galway will be closed.

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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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Orange Weather Alert – Park Closure

We would like to advise visitors that the National Park will be closed on February 8th for the duration of the Orange Weather Alert. For more information on the weather warning please see the following link: https://www.met.ie/warnings More information on weather warnings can be found on the following page on our website:https://www.connemaranationalpark.ie/visit-us/weather-warnings/

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National Weather Warning

Please note that there is a Status Yellow - Wind warning for Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry, which is valid from Friday 02 November 2018 15:00 to Saturday 03 November 2018 12:00. The concept behind a status YELLOW weather alert is to notify those who are at risk because of their location and/or activity, and to allow them to take preventative action. It is implicit that YELLOW level weather alerts are for weather conditions that do not pose an immediate...

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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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