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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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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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Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher enveloped in a blanket of fog and mist yesterday.

The best time to visit is before 11am or after 4pm to avoid queues and for the best possible experience.
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Cliffs of Moher enveloped in a blanket of fog and mist yesterday, it soon burned off but was so beautiful and ethereal while it lasted. One could hear the seabirds deep within the fog. Please visit us before 11am or after 4pm to avoid queues and for the best possible experience. Have a great day facebook friends.

7 days ago