Free Guided Walks of Burren National Park resume

Free Guided Walks of Burren National Park resume


The Burren National Park Information Point, located in Corofin Co Clare, has reopened for the 2019 season.

The team there will be providing free guided walks and events throughout the coming months.

The next Guided Walk will take place in Slieve Carran Nature Reserve on Sunday 28th April at 2.00pm.

You can join the free guided walk along the Brown Trail in Slieve Carran Nature Reserve where you can explore the fascinating history of the site which includes St. Colmán’s 7th century Hermitage along with a variety of habitats such as hazel woodland, species rich calcareous grassland and limestone pavement.

This is a 2.5km looped walk starting at the Nature Reserve trailhead at 2.00pm and lasting approximately 2 hours.

You are advised to dress appropriately for the weather and terrain.

Booking is required by contacting or 065 682 7693.

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.