Upcoming Events

For 2023, our aim is to host a range of events which encourage people with various interests and abilities to engage with their Geopark – its unique landscapes, geology, and stories and to attract visitors to this wonderful region.

The Geopark covers an extensive area, almost 20,000 hectares in size containing over 50 sites of natural, historical, or cultural interest. Cavan Burren Park being one of these sites. Our Geopark Guides are crucial to the delivery of the Events Programme and with their on-going support and assistance we are able to deliver a truly diverse and engaging Events Programme.

At all our sites we promote the Leave No Trace Principles as well as the Geopark Code. Please be responsible and wear warm waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear.

Events may be added, altered, or cancelled and most are weather dependant so please check our website or social media pages for updated details.

All events must adhere to Covid-19 government guidelines and are subject to change. Refunds will be offered for any cancelled eventsIf you notice you or anyone in your group experiencing any potential Covid-19 symptoms, then please do not attend events.

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Beautiful Burren Painting Workshop.

Beautiful Burren Painting Workshop.

10:00 - 13:00

This project is funded by Creative Ireland and Cavan County Council through Creative Cavan in partnership with the Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark
All materials will be included, but please bring any drinks and snacks

The workshop will begin with a short walk to some of the most beautiful sites within Cavan Burren Park, before sitting to paint and enjoy a stunning view of Cuilcagh Mountain, Tullygobbin Tomb or the rugged landscape that surrounds you. Painting will be done outdoors, in the event of rain or high winds, painting will be moved to the interpretative centre – please ensure you have a camera or phone to capture the image you wish to paint.

This workshop will be led by local artist Kim Gaffney:

“Kim’s artwork has appeared in local and national newspapers and magazines. She has spoken about her artistic journey on local radio stations. In 2022 Kim appeared as a wildcard on Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the year. RTE’s Nationwide have featured the artist and her work on Orwin and Sebana.

Kim lives in the countryside in Co Cavan with her husband, young family and Bernese Mountain Dog, George. She work’s with oils and her work is very much inspired by country living. She enjoys painting nature and wildlife as well as landscapes and lakes.”

Artists website:  Kim Gaffney Art – kimgaffneyart

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Summer Solstice Yoga At Cavan Burren Park

Summer Solstice Yoga At Cavan Burren Park

5.00am - 6.30am

Join Geopark staff for a Celebration of Summer Solstice at the magical Cavan Burren Park.  Join Geopark guides for a Sunrise walk, before returning to the Centre for some yoga and breakfast

 

Suitable for adults, no experience necessary.

This event is non-refundable If you need to cancel, please contact us 24 hours in advance of the event time

 

Please note that dogs (with the exception of Guide dogs) are not permitted at this event.

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Beautiful Burren Painting Workshop.

Beautiful Burren Painting Workshop.

10:00 - 13:00

This project is funded by Creative Ireland and Cavan County Council through Creative Cavan in partnership with the Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark

All materials will be included, but please bring any drinks and snacks

The workshop will begin with a short walk to some of the most beautiful sites within Cavan Burren Park, before sitting to paint and enjoy a stunning view of Cuilcagh Mountain, Tullygobbin Tomb or the rugged landscape that surrounds you. Painting will be done outdoors, in the event of rain or high winds, painting will be moved to the interpretative centre – please ensure you have a camera or phone to capture the image you wish to paint. This workshop will be led by local artist Khalid Paracha:

“Art is in Khalid’s blood as his grandfather, father and uncle were all professional artists. As art is in his genes and having grown in a family who were professional artists, I do not doubt his passion for art. He always says “Life is Art; Paint your Dreams”.”

Artists website: Life is Art Paint Your Dreams | Paracha Art Studio and Gallery | parachaart.com

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