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Hungry Hiker Café – Re-opening 31st of January

We are delighted to announce that the Hungry Hiker Café will reopen tomorrow (Tuesday 31st). Perfect timing to coincide with our Brigid’s Cross workshops, which will also be held tomorrow (https://www.nationalparks.ie/connemara/brigids-cross-free-workshop-on-january-31st/).

Brigid’s Cross Free Workshop on January 31st

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a Brigid’s Cross? Forgotten how? Why not join us at Connemara National Park on Tuesday 31st to learn how. We will run two workshops 11.30 to 12.30 and 14.30 to 15.30. All are welcome to this free workshop. We hope to see you there! #connemaranationalpark #connnemara

Coniferous Tree Identification Walk

Join a National Parks & Wildlife Service guide and discover how to identify some of the coniferous trees growing in the Upper Lake area of Glendalough. There will be an option at the end to see what is currently said to be Ireland’s tallest tree. When: Sunday 12th February 2023 at 11am. Duration: Approx. 90

World Wetlands Day 2023

In collaboration with Wild Atlantic Nature, we will be hosting a guided walk at the Claggan Mountain Coastal Trail to celebrate World Wetlands Day, Thursday 2nd of February. Join us for a stroll along through the bog at our coastal trail at Claggan Mountain. Terrain is a mixture of boardwalk and stony shoreline, where Atlantic

Hungry Hiker Café Temporary Closure

***UPDATE*** The reopening date for the Hungry Hiker Café is yet to be confirmed due to unforeseen circumstances. Place check back here for opening date before planning a visit. Apologies for any inconvenience. *** We would like to advise visitors that due to essential maintenance works the Hungry Hiker Café will be temporarily closed from

Weekly Walks in Mayo Dark Sky Park

Our weekly dark sky walks will resume each Friday at 8pm from 13th January 2023 Locations & Dates (8pm start):Friday 13th, 20th, 27th January – Letterkeen BothyFriday 3rd February – Ballycroy Visitor CentreFriday 10th, 17th, 24th February – Letterkeen BothyFriday 3rd March – Ballycroy Visitor Centre These walks are part of an Irish Research project

Flood Warning at Killarney

Many of the trails and walking paths in Killarney National Park are badly flooded, especially Ross Island, Muckross, Dinis, Reen and Knockreer.  Rainfall is well above average.  Please be careful and dress accordingly if venturing out.

School Visits from the Team at Wild Nephin National Park

UPDATE – FULLY BOOKED! Unfortunately we are now fully booked for our Call of the Wild Roadshow for Spring 2023 From mid-March we will be taking bookings for school visits to Wild Nephin National Park, so please get in touch with us if you are interested in having your school attend the Ballycroy Visitor Centre

Winter Workshop For Adults

Deepen your relationship with nature through a full day learning experience in Glenveagh National Park. A choice of two dates is available: Sunday 5th or Monday 6th of February. 10am to 3pm. Free of Charge. Bring your own picnic. Connect with your environment through nature art and experience our winter wildlife on a gentle woodland

Christmas Service at 3.15pm Wednesday December 21st

There is a new date for our Christmas Service of Remembrance and Light A short ecumenical Service will be held in Connemara National Park on Wednesday, 21st of December 2022, at 3.15pm, where those who have been impacted by the pandemic, through loss of a loved one or through ill health will be remembered. Refreshments