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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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18 Nov
Burren to host 39th European Geoparks Meeting

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark are set to host the 39th European Geoparks Meeting. The Meeting will see members from all 69 European Geoparks travelling to the Burren …

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17 Nov
Latest edition of the Geopark Newsletter

The third edition of the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark newsletter your guide to what the Geopark is all about, with updates on the GeoparkLIFE project, events, education initiatives …

4 Aug
Events for Heritage Week 2016

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark is marking National Heritage week by hosting a number of events starting with a free public guided walk for all ages …

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You are invited to a talk tomorrow night:
Wildlife of Ennis
with David Lyons, National Parks and Wildlife Service
7-8pm, Wednesday 8th March 2017
Civic Room at Waterpark House, Drumbiggle, Ennis

This talk is part of the Ennis Tidy Towns and Transition Town
Ennis Biodiversity Initiative, focusing on our rich biodiversity
heritage in Ennis and beyond.
All are welcome to this free event.
Contact Féidhlim Harty for more information on

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Our Stone, Water & Ice Evening Course concluded last week for 2017, it was a fully booked success and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the participants for their attention and questions and to specially thank Dr. Anthea Lacchia (pictured here) of University College Dublin for giving a great guest lecture and for giving a real insight into the fossil goniatites that are found here that swam in seas which disappeared over 300 million years ago. The evening course is a collaboration between the Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark and the Burren Outdoor Education Centre. ...

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