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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 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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2 May
Geopark Geologist discovers a new species of fossil crinoids dating back to 325 million years ago

A new species of fossil crinoids dating back to 325 million years ago has been discovered in Doolin, County Clare. Called Heloambocolumnus harperi in honour of Professor David Harper of …

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Burren Activity Trail Guides
5 Jun
European Geoparks Week

This year theme for European Geoparks Week is ‘Discover More with a Guide’. The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCo Global Geopark is encouraging visitors to the region to take …

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23 May
Burren included in new European Geotourism Route

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark has been included in a new cultural route launching across Europe next week. The European Atlantic Geotourism Route celebrates outstanding geological landscapes …

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