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News & Events

Christmas in the Park 2019

                      Sat 23rd Nov Christmas Flower Arranging Workshop 10am to 12noon Traditional Music from 1pm to 2pm Mrs Claus Story time at 3.30pm Christmas Flower Arranging Workshop from 2.30pm to 4.30pm   Sun 24th Nov Christmas Flower Arranging Workshop from 11am to 1pm Christmas Craft fair from 11am to 4pm Story time with Mrs Claus at 2pm Traditional Music from 2pm to 3pm Christmas Family Craft Workshop from 3pm to...

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November Events 2019

Sat 16th Nov Walk @ 11am – Walk through history with the notable people of Connemara Talk @ 3pm – “A Prehistoric Community on Garraunban Ridge”   Sun 17th Nov Children’s mini archaeology survey in the park @ 10.15am Children’s mini archaeology survey in the park @ 2pm   Christmas Event Weekend at Connemara National Park Sat 23rd Nov Christmas Flower Arranging Workshop 10am to 12noon Traditional Music from 1pm to 2pm Mrs Claus Story time at 3.30pm Christmas Flower...

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Events for November 1st, 2nd & 3rd

November 1st sees the start of our winter schedule of events at Connemara National Park. A full schedule of events for the month are coming soon... Join us for a walk or talk and learn about different aspects of our National Park. For futher information on any of our events listed below please phone 095 41054. Friday 1st Nov Morning Walk @ 10.30 – Map Reading Walk Afternoon Walk @ 3pm - Finding Flora & Fauna Saturday 2nd Nov      Walk...

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Conamara Sea Week 2019

Sea Week 2019 is underway in Letterfrack & Connemara; taking place from 19th to 28th October. The National Park is delighted to host a number of events as part of the celebrations. Great music, walking and talking at Sea Week. This festival, which is on the go since 84 and is the winner of the premier arts award for Co. Galway is based around the Quaker village of Letterfrack, which is also the gateway to Connemara National Park who will...

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Mid-Term & Halloween Events

We are looking forward to a spooktacular schedule of events for Connemara National Park this mid-term, including halloween themed activities for all the family. You can download the full schedule of events at the following link:  event schedule (pdf)

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Storm Lorenzo, Orange Weather Warning, Update

Connemara National Park will now close at 16.00 today, 3rd October 2109 until 12noon tomorrow, 4th October 2019. Due to the Orange Weather Warning issued by Met Eireann for Storm Lorenzo, Connemara National Park, Derryclare Nature Reserve, Old Head Nature Reserve and Knockma Wood will be closed from 16.00 on Thursday 3rd October until 12noon on Friday 4th October.   Please note these times maybe subject to change depending on the weather warning updates.

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Gardening Workshops for Autumn 2019

Why not make our Gardening Workshops at Connemara National Park a regular feature in your weekly diary. Learn how to create your own garden or get tips from very experienced local gardeners. These workshops are free of charge and no experience is necessary. Each week you will receive notes to take home with handy gardening tips and all the information presented over the course of each workshop. More details on each of the workshops can be downloaded by clicking on...

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October Events at Connemara National Park

We have a full programme of events for October 2019. See poster for a quick overview of our schedule from October 5th to 20th. Our Halloween/midterm break programme will follow!   More details on these events are shown below. For enquiries and bookings please phone 095 41054. Sat 5th  Map Reading Walk@ 11am Talk: The Connemara Pony a product of its environment @ 3pm Sun 6th     Diamond Hill Explorers Club – Open your eyes to nature @ 10.15am Finding...

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Culture Night & September Events

We will be celebrating Culture Night at Connemara National Park. See poster for more details: There is a full programme of events for weekends in September. Saturday events include walks and talks and are shown below: Sunday events include children's activities and guided walks. Please call 095 41054 for more information.

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Heritage Week Events 17 – 25 August

            Saturday 17th 11.00am - Guided Walk 12.30 - 3.30pm   Photography Workshop - Introduction to nature photography Learn how to use your camera to capture the best shots. This event will include both classroom & outdoor work, so please bring walking boots, waterproof clothing, and your own camera/mobile phone.  Booking required - 094 41054 Sunday 18th 10.00am - Derrygimlagh Bog Walk - Learn about the history flora & fauna of the Derrygimlagh site. Booking required -...

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