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Ballycroy National Park Visitors Centre celebrates its sixth birthday

Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre has announced its schedule of events for the summer of 2014. Now in its sixth year of greeting visitors and enthralling the public, the visitor centre, which is located in Ballycroy village, is a hive of activity. Open daily from 10am to 5.30pm, the team are delighted to offer this varied selection of activities which cater for all ages and abilities. All events are free of charge, but prior booking may be required for some. Contact on (098) 49888 or e-mail [email protected]

Ranger-Led Hike into the Ballycroy National Park this Wednesday

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Boot-up for breathtaking ranger led hike in Ballycroy

Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, where visitors can experience many of the wild and spectacular attractions of north west Mayo’s landscape, has launched a jam packed schedule of summer events.

Hear the Corncrake’s Call in Belmullet

After a highly successful Corncrake Tour last year, Baile Slachtmhar Bhéal an Mhuirthead (Belmullet Tidy Towns) and Ballycroy National Park will be hosting this unusual event again this summer, as part of the annual Erris Beo Festival. Erris is one of the top five places in Ireland to ‘go wild’, according to The Irish Times. Visitors travel to Erris to experience natural beauty at its best, so it is unsurprising that the corncrake returns to this stunning place year after year, all the way from Africa.

Hear the Corncrake’s Call in Belmullet

After a highly successful Corncrake Tour last year, Baile Slachtmhar Bhéal an Mhuirthead (Belmullet Tidy Towns) and Ballycroy National Park will be hosting this unusual event again this summer, as part of the annual Erris Beo Festival. Erris is one of the top five places in Ireland to ‘go wild’, according to The Irish Times. Visitors travel to Erris to experience natural beauty at its best, so it is unsurprising that the corncrake returns to this stunning place year after year, all the way from Africa.

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Ballycory hosts I Could Read the Sky this weekend

Ballycroy National Park Visitors Centre has been a privileged host to a hive of artistic activity for the past two weeks with the Mayo Art Squad, the Good Dead Guides (UK), as well as invited Irish based artists collaborating on the EU funded art project I Could Read the Sky.

Exciting arts project to start in Ballycroy this month

Mayo County Council Arts Office was recently awarded significant funding from the Arts Council Local Partnership Scheme to mark Ireland's presidency of the Council of the EU. The project, entitled ‘I Could Read The Sky’, will see the arts office and Mayo Arts Squad work with Dead Good Guides (UK) and local artists to develop an integrated art project, which will culminate in a public event at Ballycroy National Park on April 13 and 14. The physical landscape of Ballycroy, on the periphery of the European continent, sustains a history of human development, inhabitation, craft, trades, culture, and the arts. This project aims to unearth these threads and use that knowledge to raise consciousness around values that shape our present and future.

Hike through Nephin Beg

A ranger led hike through the Nephin Beg mountain range will take place on Saturday July 28. Accompanying the wildlife ranger will be two education guides from the Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre.

Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre

Over the May Bank Holiday weekend there will be a number of free events at the centre.

 

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