Heritage Week 2017 @ Ballycroy National Park

Event:                   Guided Machair Walk hosted by Ballycroy National Park & Mulranny Environmental Group Date:`                    20 August, 11am - 1pm Location:              Murrivaugh Beach, Co. Mayo Description:        Join us on a guided walk of the Rossmurrevagh Machair sand plains as we explore the ecology and formation of this rare and important habitat type. Event:                   Nature Treasure Hunt Date:                     22 August, 1pm - 4pm Location:              Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre Description:        Join the guides at Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre for a fun-filled,...

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Letterkeen Historical Walk

Park Map

Ballycroy National Park visitor centre is pleased to announce the Letterkeen local knowledge walk with Michael Chambers. Date: Wednesday the 16th of August 2017. Starting from the Brogan Carroll Bothy. Time start 1:30 pm. The walk will last 3-4 hours. Length: 6 km easy to moderate walk, with a focus on local knowledge.   It will start from the Brogan Carroll Bothy in Letterkeen (approx. 10 km from Newport) and involve an walk/hike  of approximately  6 km. The walk is not suitable for children.   We will travel...

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Machair Walk

Russmurrevagh Walk Map

Rosmurrevagh Machair Walk Date: 20th August 2017. Time: 11 am-1 pm Where: Murrivaugh beach, Mulranny;              The beach adjacent to the Mulranny Golf Course. Join the Ballycroy National Park as we explore the formation and ecology of this rare and important habitat type. Confined to just 26,000 hectares world wide Machair is one of the most unique habitats our planet possesses. Find out why this is and how it is created on the day! The...

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