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The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark supports people and organisations to work together to ensure a cared-for landscape, a better understood heritage, more sustainable tourism, a vibrant community and strengthened livelihoods.

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark has today (Wednesday, 9 March 2016) been recognised as a Global leader in sustainable destination development. The Geopark was named winner of the Destination Leadership award by The National Geographic in their prestigious international awards programme, the World Legacy Awards. The Geopark, which is managed by Clare County Council and receives support and funding from the Geological Survey of Ireland and Failte Ireland, won the Destination Leadership category of The National Geographic World Legacy Awards for its tourism for conservation project, GeoparkLIFE. read more

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24 May
Young Environmentalist Win for Uisce Aille

The GeoparkLIFE funded Integrated catchment management project, Uisce Aille has been named as joint winner of Senior Water Award at the  ECO UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards. The awards honor Ireland’s …

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16 May
Burren Rocks Schedule Announced

The Burren Rocks – 25th and 29th May 2017 The Burren Rocks Festival celebrates one of Ireland’s most intriguing landscapes – The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark.   2017 will see …

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12 May
A 320-million-year-old shark tooth fossil has been discovered

A 320-million-year-old shark tooth fossil has been discovered on the Geopark coastline and will be put on public display next week. The very rare and significant find was made Dr. Eamon …

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The 320 million year old sharks tooth fossil discovered by Geopark Geologist Eamon Doyle will be on display during his talk 'There's Life in the old rocks of Clare' at the Ennistymon Public Library tomorrow, Thursday 25th May at 11.30am ...

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