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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

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

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

Hungry Hiker Café Closed December 20th

Unfortunately the Hungry Hiker Café will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday Dec 20th. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. #connemaranationalpark #connemara #connemaraloop

Visitor Centre Closed 17 Dec 2022

We wish to advise visitors that the Visitor Centre at Connemara National Park, including the toilets are closed today. Conditions around the Visitor Centre and on the trails remain very slippery due to the icy conditions. Visitors and recreational users visiting Connemara National Park during this weather warning should be aware of additional risks and

Weather Warning – Low Temperature/Ice warning

Further Update The Orange Weather Warning has been extended until Friday 16th, therefore Connemara National Park will be closed on Friday 16th, 2022. Update Due to the Orange Weather Warning issued by Met Éireann for Co. Galway from 18:00 today (14/12/2022) to 12:00 Thursday (15/12/2022), Connemara National Park and Visitor Centre will be closed on December

Christmas Market

We are hosting a Christmas Market at Connemara National Park on Sunday November 27th from 11am to 4pm. Come and support our local artisans! Why not pick up a handmade craft to give a loved one this Christmas, or try out some of the yummy baked goods and homemade foods. There will be 17 different

Birdwatch Walks this October

Join us on birdwatch walks through Ellis Wood and around the Park Centre. Walks will take place at 10am on Saturday morning and at 2.30pm on Sunday (1st and 2nd October). Walks will take approximately 1.5 hours. Please bring along any bird identification books or binoculars if you have them. Look forward to seeing you

Culture Night at Connemara National Park

Friday 23rd of September is #CultureNight and we look forward to celebrating it at #ConnemaraNationalPark An entertaining evening with talks ranging from the evolution of traditional farming techniques, archaeology of the area, and traditions and beliefs. There will be food tasting in the Hungry Hiker Café with traditional Irish and Ukrainian foods featuring; followed by

Green Flag and Heritage Accreditation for Connemara

The 2022 Green Flag Awards were announced on Wednesday 14th of September, by An Taisce Environmental Education, acknowledging Ireland’s best public parks and gardens. Each year, parks must apply to keep their Green Flag and are then independently judged. The Green Flag is a testament to the work undertaken by staff on the site and management