Biodiversity Week 2018

Biodiversity Week 2018



Biodiversity Week 2018

We’ve got a jam-packed week of events coming up to celebrate Biodiversity Week 2018 (22nd – 27th May).

Join us for dark sky walks, storytelling, coastal tours, bat walks and learn all about the importance of our local wildlife. All events are open to the public and FREE!!

For schools, we are holding a Dark Sky Art Competition closing on 22nd May so get your entries in.

We’ll be based at Ballycroy N.P. Visitor Centre, Mulranny and Westport during the week. For any enquiries contact the team at 098 – 49888 or email us at

Date Event
Tues. 22nd May  20:45 Evening bat walk in Westport meeting at the Fairgreen
Weds. 23rd May 15:30 Dark Skies Art Competition & Bog Biodiversity Interactive Talk
Thurs. 24th May 14:00 Claggan Mountain Trail guided walk  (approx. 1hr)
Fri. 25th May 21:30 Nocturnal biodiversity and storytelling with Dan O’ Donoghue

Short break for refreshments

23:00 Dark Sky Park Stargazing with Jed from Terra Firma

Sat. 26th May 14:30 Letterkeen – ‘Biodiversity of Bugs’ guided walk and activities
Sun. 27th May 12:00 ‘Little Red Head in Céide Fields’ workshop, Gemma McLoughlin

14:30 ‘The Epic Tale of the Children of Lir’ with Fintan