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News & Events

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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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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