Sea Shore Investigation and Seaweed Foraging @ White Strand Beach
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join ecologist and foraging enthusiast, Marie Louise Heffernan, on a “Seaweed Walk” along Connemara’s Wild Atlantic Way.Find how to track the Otter that lives close to the beach, discover shellfish middens and evidence of neolithic man.Strolling along the strand, wellied and waterproofed walkers will have the opportunity to identify marine life in one of Ireland’s most beautiful coastlines. This is a unique opportunity to taste seaweed straight off the beach…discovering wonderful recipes for seaweeds and coastal plants.

Halloween at Connemara National Park @ Connemara National Park
Oct 29 all-day

Halloween at Connemara National Park

11:30 – 1pm Guided Tree walk for Children with activity (suitable for ages 4-10yrs)

2:30 – 4pm Halloween Peg Doll making Work Shop ( Suitable for 5 – 10 yrs)

6:30pm Bat Walk and Talk (Bring your torch and wear warm clothes for this event)


Over the weekend we will have some scary decorations around the park so come alone and have a look and be in with a chance to win some Halloween prizes, we would love to see you all.

For our events Children must be accompanied by a parent / guardian and we recommend you wear good walking shoes or boots and rain gear.

All Events are free.