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Summer at Turlough Guided Walk 2019

Join us at Coole Park Visitor Center on Saturday, July 13th for a free guided tour of the turlough landscape here in the nature reserve. A turlough is a seasonal lake and has a unique assemblage of species associated with it. Our NPWS guide will lead this walk to explain all about the geology, hydrology, flora and fauna of the site. We hope you enjoy. Where: Coole Park Visitor Centre When: Saturday, July 13th at 11am

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Open Your Eyes Event Poster 2019

Here at Coole Park we are beginning our annual summer programme of events for children. Our 'Open your Eyes to Nature' events will run every Wednesday morning through July and August aiming to increase awareness of and appreciation for the natural world. These are drop in events that will begin at 11am and go on until approximately 12:30, with activities such as nature walks, bug hunts, arts & crafts, bird-watching, mammal ID and scavenger hunts. These events are free and...

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Opening Times 2019

Coole Park Tea Rooms

Coole Park Visitor Centre & Tea Rooms Opening Times 2019 Coole Park Visitor Centre is open daily from 10:00 - 17:00 until the end of September. Tea Rooms are open daily from 10:30 - 18:00. Coole-Garryland Nature Reserve gates are open daily from 08:00 - 19:30.  Phone: 091 631669 Email: Facebook:

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Culture Night in Coole: The Woods and Grandma

Man at Culture Night in Coole 2018

For Culture Night 2018 Coole Park is hosting a fantastic performance: The Woods and Grandma- Part gig, part theatre, part documentary, this verbatim pop-opera exhumes its singing ghosts from the transcript of a 2002 RTÉ interview with Lady Gregory’s Granddaughters, Anne (aged 90) and Catherine (aged 88), who were raised in Coole Park by their grandmother. It will take place in Coole Park Visitor Centre on Friday 21st September at 8pm. Entry is free and booking is required: book your...

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Heritage Week in Coole 2018 events

Heritage Week Event Poster 2018

There is something for everybody for Heritage week in Coole. Our ever popular Bat Walk with NPWS Ranger Raymond Stephens will be held again for Heritage Week. Come find out about the story of Irish Bats on this night time walk around Coole Park. 8.30 to 10pm Sat 18th visitor centre The Traditional Uses of Plants Sat 18th 3pm-4.30pm Come and learn, be entertained, and share your stories about the uses of plants from times past, whilst we walk around...

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