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Dramatic photo exhibition of Erris in Ballycroy

A new exhibition from photographer Amelia Stein will run in Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre. Precipice explores the breathtaking coastline of Dún Chaocháin in the beautiful barony of Erris. 

Unlock the night at Ballycroy National Park

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As part of National Heritage Week, why not go along to Ballycroy National Park tomorrow night and unlock the night at Ireland's first International Dark Sky park. This free outdoor event will let you listen for bats, trap moths, seek out nocturnal wildlife and learn more about the effects of light pollution on humans and wildlife. 

The midnight magic of the corncrake

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The distinctive call of the corncrake is something that once heard is never forgotten. While it's not the most pleasing on the ear, you have an opportunity next Friday night to hear it's distinctive call on a midnight corncrake tour on the Mullet Peninsula. As part of the Erris Beo festival and in conjunction with Belmullet Tidy Towns and Ballycroy National Park, a midnight corncrake tour will take place. This is a chance to experience it in the Wild Erris region.

Take a hike in Ballycroy

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Ballycroy National Park is holding a family hike in Letterkeen Woods this Bank Holiday Monday (August 3).

Dark Sky project aims to attract stargazers

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Ballycroy looks set to be officially named as one of darkest spots in Ireland in a bid to attract stargazers to the national park there.

Ireland's first 'wilderness area' to be launched in Ballycroy

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A Mayo project to create Ireland's only 'wilderness area' in the remote Nephin Beg range at Ballycroy National Park is to be formally launched in early September.

Bat men (and women) wanted

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Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre is hoping to get people in Mayo out and counting bats this summer.

Ballycroy National Park to get improvement works

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Ballycroy National Park, which is one of only six national parks in the country, comprising 11,000 hectares of Atlantic blanket bog and mountainous terrain, will see a number of improvement works carried out on it in the near future.

Ballycroy National Park is open for the new season Young Luke

Ballycroy National Park visitor centre reopens for the 2015 season today, Good Friday, with a series of special events for all ages. Ballycroy National Park covers 11,000 hectares in area and comprises the Nephin Beg Mountain Range and the Owenduff Bog, the largest intact active blanket bog in Ireland.

Culture Night at Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre

Go along to Culture Night tonight, September 19, in Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre for an edifying treat between 8pm and 9.30pm, for a reading from WH Maxwell’s Wild Sports of the West, James Gilvarry’s talk on local history and folklore, and music and dancing by The Ballycroy Strawboys along with Irish dancers.

 

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