Wild Child Clubs July 2019

Wild Child Clubs July and August 2019

Our Plover Clubs have had a makeover for 2019 and are now our Wild Child Clubs. These will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout July and August and will cover a range of conservation, wildlife and historical themes including out-and-about exploration of the park, science and crafts. For kids 6 - 12 years old. Join the national park education team from 1.30p.m. to 3p.m. to join in. Best of all, it's FREE! Drop-ins are welcome on the day but book...

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Willow Sculptures & Art Workshops

Art in the Park

We have teamed up with Mayo Artsquad and artist Aidan Crotty to bring you a summer Willow Sculpture Trail. The work has started and already we are seeing some amazing structures shaping up! As part of this, there are two workshops running on Wednesday 3rd and Wednesday 10th July. Both will run from 11a.m. to 4p.m. and will be casual for members of the public and the community to drop in for an hour or two. These are open to...

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Táin Bó Fliodhaise Festival 2019

Cattleraid Art Work

We are delighted to be hosting the Táin Bó Fliodhaise Festival at the National Park Visitor Centre in Ballycroy this June. The Táin Bó Fliodhaise, Mayo’s very own cattle raid, is an exciting and adventurous Celtic saga from the 1st century, set predominantly in the Erris Region of northwest Mayo. The festival will take place over the evening of Friday June 7th and on Saturday June 8th. It includes a number of different events and activities including a display of...

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Free Bus 2019

Free Shuttle Bus Poster

It's that time of year again - our FREE National Park Shuttle Bus is back up and running between Westport and Bangor with multiple stops at the park. Running from Tuesday - Saturday for June, July and August, this will tie in with our Wild Child Clubs on Tuesdays and Thursdays and enable you to make the most of the park whether you're taking a short stroll and coffee at the Visitor Centre or embarking on the ambitious Bangor Trail....

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Corncrake Walk Belmullet 7th June


Have you ever heard a corncrake call? 9p.m. Join us in O'Rahallaigh's, Binghamstown for a talk by Liam Loftus (NPWS Corncrake Project) This will be followed by a shuttle bus at 10p.m. to hear the corncrake call at specially selected locations. As places are limited, booking is required by calling 098-49888. There will be a small charge for Belmullet Tidy Towns and refreshments will be available at O'Rahallaigh's. See you there!

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Doogort Big Beach Clean

Doogort Big Beach Clean 2019

Join us next week for World Environment Day, Wednesday 5th June, where we will be co-hosting a beach clean in Doogort with multiple brilliant organisations making huge strides in helping the environment! There will be walks along the strands (Golden Strand and Silver Strand) looking at seashore ecology, threats to the marine environment and solutions as to how you can help. Do all this whilst donning a hi-vis jacket and picking up litter along these two beautiful beaches! A free...

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Visitor Centre – Fully re-opened


We would like to advise our visitors that the Visitor Centre including Ginger & Wild Café is now fully re-open. Come and enjoy the National Park Visitor Centre, our wonderful café and nature trail. What better way to celebrate on this International Day for Biodiversity! We looking forward to seeing you Please call +353 (0)98 49888 for further information.

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Mayo Day

Mayo Day May 2019

We are marking the occasion of Mayo Day with a green and red wildlife theme. Pop along to pond dip, take a guided stroll and find some critters.

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