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Insect Hunting In Glendalough

A Lecture by Kieran Finch Kieran spent a summer surveying the insects of Glendalough, via live capture moth traps, nets and pooters. Here he discusses his findings. Date: Thursday 11th July 2024, at 7.30 p.m. Venue: The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Base, Trooperstown Parking is available free of charge at the venue. Cost: This

Restoring the Earth, Patch by Patch

A Lecture By Mary Reynolds Mary Reynolds is a reformed landscape gardener, an author and an activist. In her lecture, she explores how to give Nature an ARK – an Act of Restorative Kindness to the Earth. Date: Thursday 4th July 2024, at 7.30 p.m. Venue: The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Base, Trooperstown Parking

Bat Walks

Wednesday 12th June at 9.30pm Wednesday 17th July at 9.30pm Wednesday 14th August at 8.30pm with a Bat Talk at 7.30pm For the walks, meet at the National Park Information Office, Glendalough, A98R221. For the Talk in August, meet at the National Park Education Centre, A98AP99. 0404 45425 Free event. No booking required. Join a

Establishment of new National Park

Ministers O’Brien & Noonan confirm agreement to purchase Dowth Hall demesne, Co Meath and establishment of a new National Park Noting it as a once-in-a-generation opportunity, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O Brien, TD, today confirmed the State’s purchase of the World Heritage lands of Dowth Hall and demesne, including Netterville, in

Dogs In the National Park

All dogs must be on a lead at all times within the National Park. We ask you not to bring your dog to the National Park at busy times (10 am to 5 pm). There has been an increase in negative incidents involving dogs on our sites.  We have had reports of and witnessed an

New FREE Car Park for Laragh – Glendalough

Wicklow Co. Co. had opened a new free car park in Laragh. This is a secure facility with staff on duty, and shall be open daily between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. It is located beside the Woollen Mills and GAA grounds in Laragh and is well sign-posted. The car park is perfect for hill