Summer at Wild Nephin National Park 2024

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Ballycroy
June, July, August 2024

For Summer 2024, the Wild Nephin National Park will organise special Guided Walks and Events.

Saturday June 15th.

Criunniú na nÓg will organise two wonderful events on Saturday 15th June.

At 11 am, Magic Melodies of our Bog pays tribute to traditional tunes inspired by the rich natural heritage of bogs. Participants will learn to play an Irish jig on the tin whistle led by Caroline O’Malley and dance the Geese on the Bog tune. A guided walk will follow after the music and dance.

At 2 pm, Brilliant Birds of Bog, with Melanie Whelan, will call all young artists to create a paper collage mural that celebrates the natural heritage of bogs, particularly the bird life.

Sunday, June 16th.

On Sunday, June 16th, the Ballycroy Visitor Centre will participate in the Newport Street Party from 1 pm to 5 pm on Newport Viaduct. The stand will showcase the beauty of the national park, its walking trails, and the educational Visitor Centre.

Friday, June 21st.

On Friday, June 21st, the Midnight Corncrake Tour will take place at 8:30 p.m. at Aras Inis Gluaire in Belmullet. The team of the Corncrake Life Project will tell participants about the Corncrake and lead them on a tour to hear this amazing bird under the night sky.

Posted on Mon, 10 June 2024 10:43:49

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