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Rock Detectives Clubs – Marble Arch Caves & Cavan Burren Park

Rock Detectives Clubs – Marble Arch Caves & Cavan Burren Park


Session 1:  11.00am – 1.00pm, Marble Arch Caves, GPS: 54.25, -7.81

Take part in our CSI Carboniferous Sea Investigator Trail and learn more about the creatures that inhabited the tropical seas millions of years ago.  You will also get to make your own fossil to take home!  Try out the treasure hunt or have a go at orienteering in the Claddagh Glen.  Explore array of plants and find out just how many of them have existed for millions of years.

Session 2: 2.00pm – 4.00pm, Cavan Burren Park, GPS: 54.26, -7.88

Join us for an expedition to discover the rocks and landscapes and the people that lived off them.  Have a go at making your own planet Earth, dig in the glacial mud and construct your own megalithic tomb before discovering the secrets that the park has to tell.

Booking essential.  For further information or to book your place please on any Rock Detectives Session please contact the Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre  via telephone on +44 (0) 28 6634 8855.

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The “Big Dig” Cavan Burren Park, GPS: 54.26, -7.88

The “Big Dig” Cavan Burren Park, GPS: 54.26, -7.88

1.00pm - 5.00pm

A free and exciting event hosted by Cavan Heritage Office and Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark.  As part of Heritage Week 2017 The Big Dig is for kids who like to get their hands dirty!  This event aims to introduce the mystery and adventure of archaeology in a fun and relaxing environment through original and dynamic activities.  Led by Irish School of Archaeology all activities are hands on and practical and where better than to learn about archaeology than at our very own prehistoric park – Cavan Burren!  Booking is essential.  For more information please contact the Geopark Office in Ballyconnell on +353 (0)49 9526121.

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Turas Treoraithe as Gaeilge

Turas Treoraithe as Gaeilge

1.45pm


Páirc Bhoireann an Chabháin, Leagra, GPS: 54.26, -7.88

Turas treoraithe as Gaeilge le Treoraí Geopháirce Séamus Ó hUltacháin.  I dteanga ár sinsear agus ag céiliúradh ár n-oidhreachta.  Caitear éadaí uiscedhíonacha allamuigh agus coisbheart láidir.

Guided tour in Irish with Geopark Guide Séamus Ó hUltacháin.  In the language of our ancestors and celebrating our heritage.  Please wear warm waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear.

Breis eolais dean teagmháil le Séamus ag +353 (0) 87 9653178.

For more information please contact Séamus on +353 (0) 87 9653178.

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Mushroom Identification Walk

Mushroom Identification Walk

2.00pm

Meet at Interpretative Centre, Cavan Burren Park, GPS: 54.26, -7.88

Learn about and how to identify the wealth of mushroom species that are abundant at this time of year in Cavan Burren Park with mushroom expert Tina Pommer of Leitrim Landscape Walks and local Geopark Guide Bee Smith.  Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing.  €15 per person.

For more information or to book a place please contact Bee on +353 (0) 71 9643936

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Autumn Equinox Walk

Autumn Equinox Walk

1.45pm

Meet at Interpretative Centre, Cavan Burren Park, GPS: 54.26, -7.88

Join local Geopark Guide Seámus Ó’hUltacháin at Cavan Burren Park for an Autumn Equinox guided walk.  Discover more about the rich archaeological and geological heritage of this wonderful landscape.  Learn about the importance of equinox to our ancestors.  Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing.

For more information please contact +353 (0) 49 9526121.

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"Neolithic Autumn” Walk

"Neolithic Autumn” Walk

1.45pm


Meet at Interpretative Centre, Cavan Burren Park, GPS: 54.26, -7.88

Join local Geopark Guide Seámus Ó’hUltacháin for a guided walk at Cavan Burren Park.  Discover more about the rich archaeological and geological heritage of this wonderful landscape.  Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing.  For more information please contact +353 (0)49 9526121.

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Let the Stones Speak: Honoring the Ancestors at Samhain

Let the Stones Speak: Honoring the Ancestors at Samhain

2.00pm



Meet at Interpretative Centre, Cavan Burren Park, GPS: 54.26, -7.88

Celebrate Celtic New Year at Cavan Burren Park with local Geopark Guide Bee Smith. Experience a guided tour of this prehistoric landscape home to our ancestors for thousands of years.  Bring a picnic to share and toast the ancestors.  Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing.

For more information or to book a place please contact Bee on +353 (0)71 9643936

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Winter Solstice Sunset Walk

Winter Solstice Sunset Walk

1.45pm

Meet at Interpretative Centre, Cavan Burren Park, GPS: 54.26, -7.88

Experience the magic of the Winter Solstice with local Geopark Guide Seámus Ó’hUltacháin at Cavan Burren Park.  Enjoy a guided sunset walk around this amazing relict landscape.  Walkers will be guided to the famous prehistoric monuments of Cavan Burren Park to experience how our ancestors related their places of burial and worship to the astronomical phenomenon which marks the shortest day and the longest night of the year.  Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing.

For more information please contact +353 (0) 49 9526121.

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