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Friday 28th September – The Burren National Park Information Point closes for the season

On Friday 28th September, the Burren National Park Information Point in Corofin will close its doors for the season. Re-opening in April 2019… The Burren National Park and its walking trails are accessible all year around. Maps and directions can be found on www.burrennationalpark.ie For any nature conservation related matters please visit the National Parks & Wildlife Service website at www.npws.ie or email nature.conservation@chg.gov.ie  

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Sunday 23rd September – 14.15: Guided Walk to the base of Mullaghmore

Join us at the Burren National Park for a free guided walk to the base of Mullaghmore. This is a 4km walk exploring iconic limestone pavement, mysterious seasonal turloughs and a rich diversity of wildflowers. Some of the walk will be on loose limestone, so please wear suitable footwear. The walk will start at the trailhead of the National Park at 14.15 and will last for approximately 2 hours. Booking Required. To book please call us on 065 682 7693...

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Closed road on Sunday 16th September

IMPORTANT NOTICE Please note that for the purpose of the Annual Clare Stages Rally, the road L1112 from Killinaboy to the trailhead of the Burren National Park will be closed in conjunction with the Clare County Council and the Gardai on Sunday 16th September from  9.00 to 17.45.   Our weekly guided walk has then been rescheduled on Saturday 15th September at 14.15 (booking required at burrennationalpark@chg.gov.ie or 065 682 7693)   We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Monday 17th September – 14.15: Guided Walk on the Nature Trail

Join us for a free guided walk along the Nature Trail in the Burren National Park. Come and discover a variety of habitats such as iconic limestone pavement, native hazel woodland and wildflower meadows. This is a 1.5km looped walk starting at the trailhead of the National Park at 14.15 and lasting approximately 1.5-2 hours.  Please dress appropriately for the weather and terrain. Booking Required. To book, please call us on 065 682 7693 or email us at burrennationalpark@chg.gov.ie.

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Saturday 15th September– 14.15: Guided Walk on the Orange Trail

Join us for a free guided walk along the Orange Trail in the Burren National Park. Come and explore a variety of habitats such as native hazel woodland, wildflower meadows and mysterious seasonal turloughs. This is a 1.3km looped walk starting at the trailhead at 14.15 and lasting approximately 1.5-2 hours. Please dress appropriately for the weather and terrain. Booking Required. To book, please call us on 065 682 7693 or email us at burrennationalpark@chg.gov.ie.

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Sunday 9th September – 14.15: Guided Walk to the base of Mullaghmore

Join us at the Burren National Park for a free guided walk to the base of Mullaghmore. This is a 4km walk exploring iconic limestone pavement, mysterious seasonal turloughs and a rich diversity of wildflowers. Some of the walk will be on loose limestone, so please wear suitable footwear. The walk will start at the trailhead of the National Park at 14.15 and will last for approximately 2 hours. Booking Required. To book please call us on 065 682 7693...

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Sunday 2nd September – 14.15: Guided Walk on the Nature Trail

Join us for a free guided walk along the Nature Trail in the Burren National Park. Come and discover a variety of habitats such as iconic limestone pavement, native hazel woodland and wildflower meadows. This is a 1.5km looped walk starting at the trailhead at 14.15 and lasting approximately 1.5-2 hours. Visitors can take the free bus from the Information Point in Corofin at 14.00. Please dress appropriately for the weather and terrain. Booking Required. To book, please call us on 065 682...

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Heritage Week 2018 – Writing Competition

    You’re a Burren enthusiast? You like playing with words, styles and rhythms? You want to share your passion for writing or simply tell us about a great Burren experience? This competition is for you! As part of this year’s Heritage Week theme “Share a Story, Make a Connection”, we’d love to read your story!     How to enter the competition Write a story about/taking place in the Burren. All genres are accepted (autobiographic, romance, adventure, nature observation,...

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Tuesday 28th August – 10.15: Guided Walk to the base of Mullaghmore

Join us at the Burren National Park for a free guided walk to the base of Mullaghmore. This is a 4km walk exploring iconic limestone pavement, mysterious seasonal turloughs and a rich diversity of wildflowers. Some of the walk will be on loose limestone, so please wear suitable footwear. The walk will start at the trailhead at 10.15 and will last for approximately 2 hours. Visitors can take the free bus from the Information Point in Corofin at 10.00. Booking...

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Sunday 26th August – 14.00 – Burren Stories: A Roam through time…

How did the Burren limestone form and what is a glacio-karst landscape? Who was St. Colmán MacDuagh and what are the stories behind his hermitage? Why are wildflowers growing in such profusion here? What animals may be glimpsed in the woods? Answer all these questions (and many more!) by joining National Park guides and local experts for a free travel through time! This guided walk will take place in the uniquely beautiful wooded surrounds of Slieve Carran Nature Reserve. Be...

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