Search Results for 'Nephin Beg Range'

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Artist looking for your creative responses to the Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park

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Mayo County Council’s Arts Service, The Office of Public Works (OPW) and the National Park & Wildlife Services, are delighted to announce that the visual artist, Susan Mannion, has been selected for the public art commission at the Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park.

Mayo residents encouraged to visit Coillte Forests for National Walking Day

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Coillte is encouraging people in County Mayo to participate in National Walking Day this Sunday, September 27, by visiting one of their local Coillte forests.

Nephin Up and Over Challenge takes place tomorrow

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The Up and Over Challenge is now in its third year and is growing from strength to strength.

Coillte announce the transfer of ownership of some forests in Mayo to the National Park and Wildlife service

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Coillte has announced that it is in the process of transferring ownership of their forests in Nephin into the Ballycroy National Park.

Are you up to the Nephin challenge?

The Up and Over Challenge will take place over the Nephin Mountains on Sunday, April 2, where participants will be tested on a route that will bring them on a 5km run from Lahardane village to the forest at Carrowskeehan, then up Nephin mountain, before the descent back towards Cloghbrack, and a further 5km run back into Lahardane village.

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. 

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.

 

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