Burren Ecotourism Network celebrates 10th anniversary

The Burren Ecotourism Network is celebrating its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of growth, achievements and awards which have seen it become a worldwide leader in sustainable tourism.

Nominations open for Farming for Nature Ambassador Awards

Farming for Nature (FFN) is a national initiative which highlights the positive role that some farmers play in looking after nature on their land and which shares – through short films, podcasts and farm walks - the invaluable, practical insights gained by these farmers in tackling our biodiversity crisis.

Four awards for Mary Immaculate at the BTYSTE

What a day it has been for a number of first year students at Mary Immaculate Secondary School who took part in this year’s virtual BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition.

‘Ireland in Music’ features musicians filmed in Clare

‘Ireland in Music’ is a new film that captures and showcases some of the country’s top musicians performing at Ireland’s most spectacular locations, including the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren in County Clare.

New Burren children’s book reveals unique farming tradition

The unique farming heritage of the Burren has been the subject of many scientific papers but, for the first time, it has inspired a children’s story written from the first-hand experiences of a Burren farmer.

Clare market gardener is Farming For Nature Ambassador

Fruit and vegetable grower Jim Cronin, from Bridgetown in East Clare, has been chosen as a Farming for Nature Ambassador for 2020.

Burren featured in new European geo-tourism website

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark is one of 11 international destinations featured on a new European website that celebrates and promotes geotourism.

Fire crews deal with blaze near Doolough

Fire crews from Clare County Fire and Rescue  Service have spent most of the day dealing with a gorse and forestry fire near Connolly.

Air Corps assists fire crew with Burren fire

An Irish Air Corps helicopter has been assisting fire crews who have been tackling a large scrub fire in the Burren National Park in Co Clare.