GeoparkLIFE Reports

GeoparkLIFE Reports

GeoparkLIFE

Measuring and monitoring have been core to the GeoparkLIFE project. At the outset of the project there was an absence of solid baseline data on the impacts tourism was having on our heritage sites, our landscape, and on our communities. We commissioned a number of reports and undertook several surveys and studies to provide us with a rounded view of the tourism pressures that exist in the Geopark. Below are the reports:


GeoparkLIFE Summary Report

The GeoparkLIFE summary report details the objectives, actions and results of the GeoparkLIFE tourism for conservation project 2012-2017

 

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Executive Summary

Is a summary report on the review of the policy towards the integration of sustainable tourism and conservation management affecting destinations in Ireland

 

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Milward Browne survey pageVisitor Survey

In 2014 the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark undertook a visitor survey at seven demonstration sites.  The attached report provides details of their findings.

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 Coach study pageCoach Tourism Study

In 2014 the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark commissioned a year long study of coach tourism in the Geopark region. The attached report provides details of their findings.

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caas-monitoring-reportVisitor Observations Study

In 2014 the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark undertook  visitor observation studies at their demonstration sites. The attached report provides details of their findings.

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mapping-policy-reportPolicy Mapping Study

In 2015 UCD undertook a study to assess the current state of the policies which govern sustainable tourism and conservation management in the Burren and wider area.

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poulnabrone-sanitary-solutions-reportPoulnabronne Sanitary Solutions Report

In 2016 Clare County Council pepared a discussion report of options for sanitary solutions for visitors to the Poulnabrone Dolmen. The report also includes a review on existing sanitary services within the project area

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votive-offerings-reportVotive Offerings Report

In 2016 local walking guide Tony Kirby prepared a report on the the practice of Votive offering deposition at St. Colman Mac Duagh’s Hermitage, Eagle’s Rock, Keelhilla – A GeoparkLIFE demonstration site.

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Fanore Beach and Dune Management Report Fanore Beach Management report

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Slieve Carran Site Assessment ReportSlieve Carran Site Assessment Report

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Poulnabrone Site Assessment Report Poulnabrone Site Assessment Report

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Carran Church Site Assessment Report Carran Church Site Assessment Report

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Burren National Park Site Assessment Report Burren National Park Site Assessment Report

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Blackhead – Fanore Site Assessment ReportBlackhead - Fanore Site Assessment Report

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An Rath – Cahermore Site Assessment Report An Rath-Cahermore Site Assessment Report

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Aillwee Site Assessment ReportAillwee Site Assessment Report

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