Geoparks and Geotourism
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Geoparks Ireland Forum
Geoparks Ireland CommitteeThe Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) and the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI) wish to contribute to the future development of Geoparks as a major tourism resource in Ireland and Northern Ireland. To this end, they have jointly established the ‘Geoparks Irelan...
Copper Coast Geopark
The Copper Coast Geopark is located on the South East coast of Ireland, in County Waterford. It extends between Tramore in the east, towards Dungarvan in the west, and comprises 6 local communities, each with their own featured attractions: Fenor (a bog and mini-farm), Dunhill (the r...
European Geoparks Network
A European Geopark is an area with a particular geological heritage and a sustainable development strategy supported by an European programme. It must have clearly defined boundaries and a sufficient areal extent to allow for true economic development. A European Geopark is an area with a special ge...
Burren and Cliffs of Moher
The Burren in North Clare is renowned for its unusual and diverse flora and for its rich archaeological and historical heritage. It is also one of the most distinctive landscape regions in Ireland, featuring bare rock pavements, cliffed and terraced hills, caves, seasonal lakes, springs, disappe...
Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark
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Mourne Cooley Gullion Geotourism
The three aims of this project are; · to establish a new geotourism region centred in the three Palaeogene Complexes of Carlingford, Gullion and Mourne, · to increase knowledge and understanding of the geology and the landscape at all academic levels. · to explore the possibility of seekin...
Joyce Country
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