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What's new in Irish Geoparks?

What's new in Irish Geoparks?


  • The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UGGp has published a number of articles in an easy-to-use 'flip book' format. The articles were originally produced by Geopark Geologist Dr Eamon Doyle, part funded by Geological Survey Ireland, for the Clare Champion. The articles relate to the past, present and future geology and geological processes of the Geopark area. The 'flip book' can be found on their website here.

  • Cuilcagh Lakelands UGGp has seen the reopening of the boardwalk trail near Lough Navar. There are also a number of activities and events taking place at the Geopark. For more information on trails and events, please visit their website here.

  • The Copper Coast Geopark is currently working with a team of Geoparks and universities from France, Portugal and Spain to develop a coastal monitoring mechanism for coastal geoparks in the Atlantic Area called SEARCH (CoaStal Ecosystem mAnagement foR Climate cHange). This project is based on engaging communities with coastal monitoring and climate change mitigation strategies. It will be submitted to the Interreg Atlantic Area as a potential project for funding in 2023. For more information on this, and event please visit their website here.

  • Joyce Country and Western Lakes Aspiring Geopark has announced their official application for full UNESCO Global Geopark status. To view this, and other news from Joyce Country and Western Lakes Aspiring Geopark, please visit their website here.