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Cavan Walking Festival - Experience the Cavan Way (Shannon Pot to Blacklion)

Cavan Walking Festival - Experience the Cavan Way (Shannon Pot to Blacklion)

11am to 5pm

As part of the Cavan Walking Festival experience the Cavan Way.  Located right in the heart of the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark, walkers will experience section two of the route from the mystical Shannon Pot through Cavan Burren Park across the limestone pavement of Corratirrim before finishing up in the village of Blacklion where refreshments will be served.  Distance approx 13km.

Please wear sturdy footwear and warm waterproof clothing.  It is advisable to bring a packed lunch and water.  To register your place and for more information please contact +353 (0) 49 9526121 or see www.cavansportspartnership.ie.

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Cavan Walking Festival - Garvagh Lough Loop

Cavan Walking Festival - Garvagh Lough Loop

7pm - 9pm

As part of the Cavan Walking Festival join local Geopark Guide Séamus O’hUltacháin on a guided tour highlighting the wonderful built and natural heritage of the tranquil lake at Garvagh, located on limestone bedrock.  Features of interest along the walk include Poll naOwen sinkhole, megalithic tombs, abandoned farmsteads, wildflowers and wonderful views of Cuilcagh Mountain. 

Distance 5.5km.  Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing.

To register your place and for more information please contact +353 (0) 49 9526121 or see www.cavansportspartnership.ie.

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Cavan Walking Festival - Moneygashel Cashel

Cavan Walking Festival - Moneygashel Cashel

7pm - 9pm

As part of Cavan Walking Festival enjoy a guided tour of the mystical surroundings of Gowlan looped walks, Garvagh Lough and historic Moneygashel Cashel.

Discover examples of stone working spanning from prehistoric times to the 20th century with local Geopark guide Seamus O’hUltacháin. Enjoy the beautiful biodiversity of this area of the Geopark as summer begins.

Distance approximately 4km. Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing. For more information or to register please see www.cavansportspartnership.ie or call +353  49 952 6121

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Geopark Gourmet Tour

Geopark Gourmet Tour

9am to 6pm

Experience a unique taste of the Geopark with an amazing opportunity of a guided “highlights” tour of the Geopark showcasing the best of what the area has to offer.  This popular event includes a tour of the famous Marble Arch Caves as well as a guided walk around Cavan Burren Park.  Also included in the event is a sumptuous lunch in the amazing MacNean Restaurant, home to award winning Chef Neven Maguire.

Cost is € 45 adults/€ 25 children.  Places are limited.

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

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Solstice Sunrise Walk

Solstice Sunrise Walk

4.30am

Experience the magic of the Summer Solstice with local Geopark Guide Seamus O’hUltacháin at Cavan Burren Park.  Enjoy a guided sunrise 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 place of burial and worship to the astronomical phenomenon which marks the longest day and shortest night of the year.  Afterall these were the first farmers – to whom the recurrence and certainty of the seasons was of utmost importance.  They observed the cosmos and marked the lengthening and shortening of days by orienting their megaliths, standing stones and even their directional ridges carved on glacial erratics to sunrise or sunset at the solstices, equinoxes and the cross quarter days of Imbolc, Bealtaine, Lughanasa and Samhain.  Not only were they the first farmers – but they were astronomers, engineers and accomplished artists whose ingenuity and artistry can still clearly be read on this fascinating relict landscape.

Free event.  Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing.

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

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Moneygashel Cashel - Cathal Buí Festival

Moneygashel Cashel - Cathal Buí Festival

11.30am - 1pm

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 more information and bookings contact Séamus on +353 (0) 87 9653178.

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Exploring a Prehistoric Landscape - Cathal Buí Festival

Exploring a Prehistoric Landscape - Cathal Buí Festival

1.45pm - 4pm

As part of the Cathal Buί Community Arts and Heritage Festival come out and experience a guided tour of the wonderful prehistoric landscape of Cavan Burren Park.  Learn more about the magnificent megalithics, the amazing geology and the intriguing folklore of this special landscape with local Geopark Guide Séamus Ó’hUltacháin.  Walk will last approx. 3 hours.

Please wear stout footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing.  There is a charge of € 5 for adults and children are free.

For more information and to book contact Seamus on +353 (0) 87 9653178.

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