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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Cavan Burren Park – The Outdoor Museum (World Heritage Day)

Cavan Burren Park – The Outdoor Museum (World Heritage Day)

10.00am - 5.00pm

Join Geopark staff and Neolithic experts to learn more about this fascinating site!

10-11am – learn about the discovery of Neolithic Rock Art with Local expert Gaby Burns and go on a tour of rock art in its context in Cavan Burren Park.

11am-1pm – A tour of the megalithic tombs with Geopark guide Fergal to learn about the different types of tombs, their history and construction.

11am-1pm – Join geopark Guide Dani for a storytelling and arts and crafts session based on local myths and legends of Giants and spirits. for kids aged 6 and up

2-4pm – Join Neolithic Rock Art expert Clare Busher O’Sullivan for a presentation on the Atlantic Rock Art found in Cavan Burren Park.

Clare Busher O’Sullivan’s interest in rock art began while completing her BA in archaeology at University College Cork. She continued her research on prehistoric rock art, focusing on the conservation of rock art in south-west Ireland and graduating with an MPhil in 2018. Since then she has presented and published her research nationally and internationally. Clare now works in tourism and is very passionate about Ireland’s unique and exciting tourism offering including the archaeological heritage.  Clare’s primary passion is for the conservation and management of Irish open-air rock art.

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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