Summer Events 2022 – Full Schedule

summer events notice

We are delighted to announce our full schedule of events for Summer 2022. Some of these events have limited spaces so booking is advisable to guarantee a place. All times for events at Claggan Mountain Coastal Trail are tide dependent so please get in touch with us at the Ballycroy Visitor Centre to confirm times closer to the date.   GUIDED NATURE WALKS | JULY & AUGUST Mondays & Fridays | Ballycroy Visitor Centre at 12 noon | Explore Tóchar...

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No Camping – Condition Orange High Fire Risk

orange fire risk notice

Condition Orange – High Fire Risk Warning Effective From 1200hrs 14/07/2022 Effective Period Expires 1200hrs 20/07/2022 A Condition Orange Forest Fire Warning has been issued arising from weather patterns and expected level of risk. As per our wild camping guidelines camping in the Wild Nephin National Park is prohibited. The lighting of fires, BBQs etc. is prohibited in the Parks for the duration of the notice. All visitors are asked to register at www.campingwildnephin.com  for walking/hiking in the Park. Currently, this warning is in place...

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Summer 2022 Events Programme

programme of events poster for week beginning July 11th

Our Summer 2022 Events Programme continues...   We are still finalising a few events before sharing the full summer schedule that will include a taster of autumn events, but here is the programme starting Monday July 11th including a special outreach session at Céide Fields!   🐸Guided walks at the Visitor Centre on Monday 11th and Friday 15th at 12noon 🌿Wild Child Clubs on Tuesday 12th and Thursday 14th at 2.30pm 🌊 Guided walk at the Claggan Mountain Coastal Trail...

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Summer Events 2022

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Our Summer Events Schedule will commence on Monday July 4th and the programme will have something for all ages!   We will announce the full summer schedule shortly, but here is the programme for next week:   🐸Guided walks at the Visitor Centre on Monday and Friday at 12noon 🌿Wild Child Clubs on Tuesday and Thursday at 2.30pm 🌊 Guided walk at the Claggan Mountain Coastal Trail on Wednesday at 4pm 🐝 Pollinator and 🌸Wildflower Workshop on Saturday at 12noon...

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Official Launch of ‘Under Darkening Skies’ – a permanent artwork for the Ballycroy Visitor Centre

Susan Mannion

Press release 23 June 2022 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage are delighted to announce the official launch of ‘Under Darkening Skies’ a public art commission by the visual artist Susan Mannion at the Ballycroy Visitor Centre at Wild Nephin National Park. The artwork was commissioned by the Office of Public Works (OPW) under the Percent for Art Scheme, in collaboration with the NPWS and Mayo County Council Arts Service,...

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No Camping – Condition Orange – High Fire Risk

orange fire risk notice

Condition Orange – High Fire Risk Warning Effective From 1200hrs 27/05/2022 Effective Period Expires 1200hrs 30/05/2022 A Condition Orange Forest Fire Warning has been issued arising from weather patterns and expected level of risk. As per our wild camping guidelines camping in the Wild Nephin National Park is prohibited. The lighting of fires, BBQs etc. is prohibited in the Parks for the duration of the notice. All visitors are asked to register at www.campingwildnephin.com  for walking/hiking in the Park. This warning is in place until...

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Biodiversity Week 2022

list of events

We’ve an exciting schedule of events for Biodiversity Week 2022, which is taking place between the 13th and 22nd of May. This year we are celebrating with a number of different community and partner organisations. We want to share the wonder of the biodiversity around us, as well as the many different aspects of Wild Nephin National Park. We are kicking off the events on May 14th (World Migratory Bird Day) with a Midnight Corncrake Tour, starting at 8.30pm, in...

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Poetry Day 2022

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On this Poetry Day we want to celebrate Wild Nephin National Park's naturally dark skies that are now the internationally gold tier accredited Mayo Dark Sky Park. Beneath The Night Sky is written by Michael Chambers, Head Guide here in the National Park. The poem was inspired by a collection of stories that Michael grew up listening to. He has fond memories from his youth in the Valleys beneath the Nephin Beg Mountains, going along with his mother to visit...

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