Bank Holiday Weekend activities in the Burren

Bank Holiday Weekend activities in the Burren

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File Photo: © Pat Flynn 2019

This Bank Holiday Weekend, you can explore the beauty and fascination of some of the smallest and often overlooked creatures in the Burren National Park.

On Saturday 1st June a Mini Beast Hunt will begin at 10.15am and will last 1-1.5 hours. It is suitable for young children (aged 5 to 12) however children must be accompanied by an adult. Visitors can take the free bus from the Information Point in Corofin at 10.00. You are also advised to dress appropriately for the weather and terrain.

On Sunday 2nd June, join the free guided walk along the Nature Trail in the Burren National Park and discover a variety of habitats such as native hazel woodland, wildflower meadows and iconic limestone pavement.

This is a 1.5km looped walk starting at the trailhead at 14:15 and lasting approximately 1.5-2 hours. Visitors can take the free bus from the Information Point in Corofin at 14.00. Please dress appropriately for the weather and terrain.

Booking Required. To book please call us on 065 682 7693 or email us at burrennationalpark@chg.gov.ie

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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.

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