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Geopark Events


Our full 2018 programme of events for the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark is ready for your enjoyment. It is designed to embrace the ethos of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in hosting events within the Geopark area which reflect the rich natural and cultural heritage of the border regions of counties Fermanagh and Cavan.  The programme is also designed to cater for all interests: from family fun days, heritage and geology talks to walking and food festivals, craft workshops and guided rambles.  There is a mix of activities for all those interested in learning more about their Geopark.

 

 

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Date: 23rd June, 2018

Time: 11am-12pm & 1pm-2pm

Come along and join staff at the Marble Arch Caves as we hunt for unseen wildlife in the Marble Arch National Nature Reserve. We will hunt in habitats throughout the Nature Reserve, catching and identifying invertebrates as we go! Why not learn a bit more about these mini-beasts fascinating lifestyles and their roles in an ecosystem.  You will also get […]


Date: 23rd June, 2018

Time: 4:30am

Join us for a very special sun rise at Cavan Burren Park to celebrate Summer Solstice. Learn about the link between the geology and mythology of this very special place. Light refreshments served afterwards. Free event.  Booking essential. Please wear sturdy footwear and wear warm waterproof clothing. For more information or to book please contact your […]


Date: 24th June, 2018

Time: 2:00pm

Bi-lingual guided walk as part of the Fleadh Na Ríochta, Glangevlin. Learn about the enigmatic Séan Éamoinn Ruairí on this Geopark Trail. Free event.  Please wear sturdy footwear and wear warm waterproof clothing. For more information please contact Luke McGinley +353 (0) 87 2851154.


Date: 30th June, 2018

Time: 11:30am

Enjoy a guided tour of the mystical surroundings of Moneygashel Cashel.  Discover examples of stone working spanning from prehistoric times to 20th century with local Geopark Guide Séamus Ó’hUltacháin.  Distance approx. 4km.  Walk will last approx. 2 hours. € 5 for adults and children are free.  Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing. For […]


Date: 30th June, 2018

Time: 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm

Delve off the beaten track to explore “wild” caving deep inside the Marble Arch Caves System.  Meander through cave passages, climb through boulder chambers and squeeze through our famous flyover to emerge into the Marble Arch Showcave, before making your way out, muddy but proud! This event is not suitable for children under 18 years […]