Upcoming Events in the Burren National Park

Upcoming Events in the Burren National Park



File Photo: © Pat Flynn 2019

Sunday 21st July – 14:15 – Orange Trail

Join us for a free guided walk along the wildflower meadows, woodlands and the ever shifting shores of Knockaunroe Turlough. Starting at the trailhead in the Burren National Park at 14.15 and lasts approximately 1.5 – 2 hrs. Why not Catch the 14.00 free shuttle bus from the Information Point in Corofin to the trailhead.

Booking and good outdoor clothing essential.

Tuesday 23rd July – 10:15: Cuckoo Club – Dash in the Turlough

Join us for a dash through one of our turloughs in the Burren National Park. We will be looking for butterflies, dragonflies and other creatures that make their home on the turlough. Suitable for young children (5 to 12), accompanied by an adult. Why not take the free bus from the National Park Information Point in Corofin at 10.00? Please dress appropriately for weather and terrain.

Booking required for both events. To book, please call us on 065 682 7693 or email us at burrennationalpark@chg.gov.ie.

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.