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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

Green Flag Award 2023

We’re delighted to have achieved our Green Flag award again this year. Staff from across the park continue to strive to make our site as sustainable and environmentally friendly as possible.

Camper Van Update

Donegal Garden Trail

Glenveagh National Park has been a partner in Donegal Garden Trail since its inception in 2006. For information of the delightful gardens of Donegal open to visitors please see

Explore The Castle

If you’d like to explore the Castle while visiting the Park, the tour is now offered in a new Self-Guided format. Available daily, Monday-Sunday from 9.30am until 4.15pm for you to explore the Castle at your own pace. No pre-booking required & subject to availability on the day. New information boards are positioned throughout the

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

One Hundred Shades of Green

The 2022 Green Flag Awards were announced today by An Taisce Environmental Education, acknowledging Ireland’s best public parks and gardens. Ireland’s success continued this year with four new Green Flag Award winners, three new Community Award winners and five new Green Heritage Site Accreditations – raising the total on the emerald isle to a record-breaking

Glenveagh delighted to take part in Wainfest

We are delighted to be taking part in Wainfest again this year – and it’s all about our native woodlands this time. Children can take part in our creative arts and writing exhibition and families can plan to join us on 16th October for some hands on woodlands fun and learning. Check out our social

Summer Nature Events

The Education team will be hosting a number of nature and family events, walks and talks over the summer. Check our social media feeds for updates. More info can be found here.