Pond Dipping Workshop

Pond Dipping Workshop Poster 2017

Join our guide Doireann as she presents an 'Introduction to Pond Dipping' on Saturday & Sunday, the 14th & 15th of October, from 12 pm - 1 pm at the Ballycroy National Park Vistior Centre. In this workshop you will get up close and personal with many forms of pond life partaking in both the collection and analysis of these wonderful life forms. The variety of life found within the confines of a bog pool or pond is astounding. Many...

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Mayo Dark Sky Festival

Visitor Centre in night Sky

From the 27th - 29th of October 2017 the Mayo Dark Sky Festival is taking place. The second annual event will see an variety of guest speakers and activities across the Ballycroy, Mulranny & Newport areas. Please follow this link for a full list of the Festival Programme   For a more in depth look at the upcoming festival and all of its participants and events please visit the Festival Website

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Ballycroy Christmas Decorations Workshop 2017

Join us at Ballycroy National Park on Sunday the 24th of September for a Christmas decoration workshop.  We will be making fabric cones and balls to decorate your tree or give as gifts for Christmas.  This is a very effective way of using up scrap fabrics and attaching to polystyrene balls or cones with pins.  There is no sewing involved.   Christmas Decoration Workshop Sunday 24th September (12.00 PM - 4.00 PM) Registration 11.45 PM ADMISSION IS FREE BOOKING IS REQUIRED...

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