Geopark Research

17 Nov
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark awarded new UNESCO designation

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark has been designated as a UNESCO site following a vote at the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) General Conference in …

Marshmallow folds
11 Sep
The Burren and Cliffs of Moher successfully retain Geopark status

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher has successfully retained its Geopark designation for a further period following a reassessment and revalidation by the UNESCO supported Global Geopark Network. The designation is …

29 Jun
Revalidation of The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark status

Representatives of the Global Geopark Network were in the Geopark to undertake a reassessment and revalidation of The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark status. The UNESCO-supported designation is subject to …

9 Jun
Geopark serves up ‘Free cup of tea if you cycle to me’

Several businesses in the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, all members of the Burren ecotourism network are offering free cups of tea to anyone who arrives to their business …

9 Jun
Burren Geology Field School Opens

A new geology field school opened in County Clare today is expected to draw students from all over the world to the limestone karst landscape of the Burren. Developed by the …

Burren Food Trail Members
28 May
The Burren Food Trail is Cream of the Crop

Press Release: The Burren Food has been named the Irish winner of this year’s “European Destination of Excellence – Tourism and Local Gastronomy” (EDEN) award for developing a tourism offering …

26 May
Geopark Pedals New Sustainable Travel Initiative

A new initiative aimed at luring cycle tourists to the Burren and promoting sustainable travel throughout the region has been announced. Developed by the Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark and …

1 May
Burren Food Trail named as EDEN finalist

Fáilte Ireland has named The Burren Food Trail as one of four Irish finalists of this year’s EDEN (European Destination of Excellence) competition with Tourism and Local Gastronomy as the …

24 Apr
Adopt a Hedgerow Initiative Launches

Burren businesses combat litter and invasive species A novel method of getting the North Clare business community involved in keeping the roads and laneways of the Burren tidy is being rolled …