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1 Oct
Exhibition: The Geopark Captured on Canvas

The programme This summer seven local artists became ‘Artists in Residence’ at visitor centres across the Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark. They created new works while promoting and …

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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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23 Nov
Geopark receives Chamber Ireland Excellence in Local Government Sustainable Tourism Award

The  Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark received the Sustainable Tourism Award at the Annual Chamber Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards in November 2018. The Burren and …

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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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19 Jan
435 million year old fossil starfish discovered by Geopark Geologist Dr. Eamon Doyle

A new species of fossil starfish has been described from the Maam Valley of County Galway in the latest issue of The Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, published by the Royal …

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20 Dec
Latest edition of the Geopark Newsletter

Geopark Newsletter, Issue 7 The sixth edition of the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark newsletter is your guide to what the Geopark is all about, with updates on the GeoparkLIFE project, …

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