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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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4 Jun
Lisdoonvarna Students Exploring Geotourism through Art

The transition year students of Mary Immaculate Secondary School in Lisdoonvarna got the chance to brief and work with local sculptor Jethro Sheen on a piece of art exploring the …

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22 May
Artists promoting Geotourism in the Burren

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark is celebrating European Geoparks Week and their participation in The European Atlantic Geotourism Route by promoting the concept of geotourism to …

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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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