Next free guided Burren walk on Sunday

Next free guided Burren walk on Sunday


Photo: © Pat Flynn 2018

The next free guided walk in the Burren will take place on Sunday May 12th at 2.15pm.

The guided walk will take you to the base of Mullaghmore, following the trail over an ancient seabed, past mysterious Lough Gealáin to the stepped slopes of the mountain.

You’ll have the chance to explore limestone pavement and flower-rich grassland, see some iconic Burren flora and enjoy the colours and sounds of the Burren in spring!

This walk is free of charge, and lasts approximately 2 hours.

It’s recommended that walkers wear outdoor footwear and appropriate clothing in case of changeable weather.

To save parking, you can avail of the free shuttle bus to the start of the walk.

Booking is essential; email or call 065 6827693.

See here for more information.


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.