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Burren National Park Newsletter

Burren National Park Newsletter

Here is the first issue of our Burren National Park Newsletter. This edition and future issues will be bringing you news of sightings in the park as well as featuring walking trails, local sites, Burren flora and habitats. Burren National Park Newsletter

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Dromore Wood Nature Reserve Barrier

Dromore Lake

Visitors to Dromore Wood Nature Reserve please be advised that the vehicular barrier at the entrance is now operational. It will open at 8am and close at 6pm daily. Pedestrian access is not affected.

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Leave No Trace Campaign

Love this place, leave no trace poster

National Awareness Campaign launched promoting responsible behaviour outdoors to combat increase in littering Love This Place, Leave No Trace — Government of Ireland in partnership with Leave No Trace Ireland call for the public to care for our countryside, follow the Leave No Trace principles and protect and preserve our land A new Government of Ireland campaign has been launched to tackle a growing littering issue throughout the country, particularly in some of our most scenic locations which have recently...

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*** NPWS COVID19 Update ***

Notice

Burren National Park and Dromore Woods Nature Reserve are now open to visit, but any buildings, including toilet facilities, remain temporarily closed until they can be re-opened safely. We encourage you to continue to enjoy our national outdoor resources but we advise you to adhere to the current government guidelines relating to travel and social distancing. We remind you of the importance of adhering to current public health advice, particularly in relation to physical distancing at all times. Please ensure...

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Notice – Access to National Parks and Nature Reserves

Notice

NOTICE: Access to National Parks & Nature Reserves Ireland’s National Parks and Nature Reserves remain accessible to the public and have seen an upsurge in visitors in recent days.  While the Parks and Reserves remain open, visitor centres and information points are closed on foot of Government measures to combat the spread of Covid-19. The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) would like to encourage continued enjoyment of these wonderful outdoor resources, but would also like to remind the public of the importance of adhering to current Health Service Executive (HSE) advice, particularly...

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Information Update COVID-19

Notice

Burren National Park grounds and trails remain open to the public at this time. The NPWS Information Point in Corofin village will remain closed to the public until at least Easter. As more information becomes available updates will issue.

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BURREN NATIONAL PARK INFORMATION POINT – CLOSED FROM FRIDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2019

Rocks at Burren National Park

The Burren National Park Information Point closes at 5.00pm on Friday 27th September 2019 for another year. Do not be dismayed! - the Park itself and its walking trails are open and accessible all year round, and we will return next spring for many guided walks and events in time for the Burren to bloom again. In the meantime the last autumn flowers blossom, turloughs rise via underground springs, soil fungi break up dead plants to renew the meadows, and the...

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Sunday 22nd September – 14.00: Nature Trail

Burren Flower

Join us for the final guided walk of the season on the Nature Trail this Sunday! We will amble along the 1.5km looped walk stopping to take in the magnificent views, limestone pavement, hazel woodland and wildflower meadows which still display beautiful shades of purple, pink, white and yellow.  The walk starts at the trailhead at 14:15 and will last approximately 1.5-2 hrs. Please dress appropriately for the weather and terrain.   Booking Required. To book please call us on 065 6827693 or...

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Sunday 1st September – Shuttle bus service finishes for the season

Bus at Burren National Park

We can’t believe that it’s time to say farewell to the bus for 2019 already! Our free shuttle bus service from the Burren National Park Information Point in Corofin to the Trailhead in the National Park will finish up for the 2019 season tomorrow. Take this last chance to hop on the bus, sit back and enjoy the scenery on route to the Burren National Park. The bus runs every half an hour (with a break in service from 1pm...

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