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Geopark Events


Our 2019 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.

 

 

Showing 19 Events

Date: 06th April, 2019

Time: 10:30am

Join local Geopark Guides for this fascinating “walk and talk” based on the heritage of Belturbet and the beautiful Turbet Island which features the historic 13th century motte and bailey.  Please wear sturdy footwear and warm waterproof clothing. Free event.  For more information please contact your local Geopark Office on +353 (0) 49 9526121.


Date: 13th April, 2019

Time: 10:00 - 12:00pm & 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Jump on board one of the Geopark Landrovers and explore the stunning scenery of Cuilcagh Mountain Park.  Ranging from the rugged upland cliffs to the weathered limestone landscapes on the lower ground, this safari is a chance for you to experience and explore the patchwork of landscapes found on Cuilcagh Mountain. £7.50 per person.  This […]


Date: 17th April, 2019

Time: 2pm - 5pm

Join us at this Geopark Site for a family workshop with an Easter theme – build your very own Geopark Easter bunny, decorate Easter Eggs, create chocolate Easter Nests and take part in our Easter egg hunt! Funded by Cavan Heritage Office through Creative Ireland Programme 2017 – 2022. Spaces are limited so book quick!!  For more information […]


Date: 21st April, 2019

Time: 1:00pm

Join local Geopark Guide Andy King for this Early Christian Archaeology “drive and debate”. Please wear sturdy footwear and warm waterproof clothing. Free event.  For more information please contact Andy on +353 (0) 876638428


Date: 27th April, 2019

Time: 2:00pm

Why not see our Geopark from a different perspective!  Join Cavan Canoe Centre and Geopark staff  and experience the beauty of Lough Oughter and surrounding landscape which was shaped by the power of glaciers over 13,000 years ago.  Learn about the wonderful biodiversity of this area, a designated Special Area of Conservation.  Visit Clough Oughter […]