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Burren National Park Visitor Centre Environmental Impact Study

R.P.S.Group Ltd.Environmental Consultancy.

Burren National Park Visitor Centre Environmental Impact Study

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by R.P.S.Group Ltd.Environmental Consultancy.

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Published by R.P.S.Group Ltd.Environmental Consultancy in Cork .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The Burren -- Tourism -- Development -- Heritage -- Environment -- Conservation -- Mullaghmore -- Office of Public Works -- O.P.W. -- Interpretative Centre -- Visitor Centre -- 1992 -- Mullaghmore,The Burren,North Clare,Ireland.

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    StatementR.P.S.Group Ltd.Environmental Consultancy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18625642M

    Discover 's top The Burren attractions. Plan visits to Burren National Park, Burren Birds of Prey Centre + Aillwee Cave. Book tours of Ballyvaughan, Doolin + Corofin. The Burren National Park is located in the southeastern corner of the Burren and is approximately hectares in size. The Park land was bought by the Government for nature conservation and public access. It contains examples of all the major habitats within the Burren: Limestone Pavement, Calcareous Grassland, Hazel scrub, Ash/Hazel Woodland, Turloughs, . The Burren National Park is a national park in County Clare in main feature of the park is its exposed limestone size of the park . The Burren Ecotourism Network. Doolin Inn is a proud member of the Burren Ecotourism Network, a recognisable network of tourism enterprises in the Burren, who have achieved independent accreditation, demonstrate ecotourism ‘best practice’, positively discriminate in each other’s favour, provide ‘one voice’ representation on issues impacting the Burren (where .


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Burren National Park Visitor Centre Environmental Impact Study by R.P.S.Group Ltd.Environmental Consultancy. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Burren National Park Burren National Park National Parks and Wildlife Service Francis Street, Ennis Co. Clare Tel: + 00 (0) 65 C Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience Cliffs of Moher Co.

Clare Tel. + (0)65 [email protected] E Burren Outdoor Education Centre Turlough, Bell. Burren National Park is just under hectares in size. The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) are entrusted with the protection of Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) which cover most of the Burren.

NPWS also own land in the Burren which is managed as the Burren National Park. The Burren National Park is located in the southeastern corner of the Burren and is approximately hectares in size.

The Park land was bought by the Government for nature conservation and public access. visitor centres and information points are. Burren National Park. Clare Heritage Centre, Corofin, Co Clare.

Phone: The Burren Centre supports the principles of the Burren Code to help safeguard the Burren landscape We stock all maps, brochures, leaflets and posters of Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark The Burren Centre is fortunate to be situated in an area surrounded by natural landscapes and human environments shaped by millennia of use.

The Burren Explorer – A visitor guide to the Geopark The Burren Explorer is now on sale at many venues and Visitor Centres throughout the Burren. The new larger format is packed full of useful visitor information about all aspects of the Burren, including Where to Stay, Where to Eat, Transport, What to Do and profiles each of the towns and villages in the region.

Burren National Park The Burren National Park located in the south-east Burren, and extending up to 1, hectares, contains a spectacular diversity of high quality Burren habitats. These include terraced limestone hills (some with unique folding patterns), turloughs, woodlands and spectacular limestone pavements.

The Burren Centre is one of the founder members of the Burren EcoTourism Network. We are a group of tourism providers in the Burren Region who have worked together over an extended period to obtain independent EcoTourism Certification and to promote the Burren as a premier international EcoTourism destination.

Year Visitor Numbers to Burren National Park Information Point Burren National Park Visitor Centre Environmental Impact Study book attending BNP organised events ( to ) ( to ) ( to ) ( to ) Table 1: Recorded visitor numbers to BNP Information Centre BEST PRACTICE IN STRATEGIC PARK MANAGEMENT vi SUMMARY Objectives of Study Faced with diminishing government funding and increasing visitor demand, traditional park systems are under considerable stress in operating effectively in the changing environmental, political, cultural and social climate (Eagles & McCool ).

In the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark gained Global Geopark status. Making up over square kilometres the Burren and Cliffs of Burren National Park Visitor Centre Environmental Impact Study book Geopark offers a diversity that is second to none.

There is the natural beauty of the metre high Cliffs with its eight kilometres of rugged coastline, and there is [ ]. The Burren area is the wildest area in Ireland and well worth a drive, especially if your're traveling from Galway to the Cliffs of Mohr.

A narrow road off the highway takes you into the national park, which is really just rocky country with sweeping views/5(). The Burren National Park is open all year round and is free to access.

The Burren National Park Information Point in Corofin is open seasonally from April to September. Admission is free. For more information please go to our Information Point page.

The story of the Burren unfolds before your eyes with beautifully displayed artefacts, original works of art, enthralling audio visual by world renowned environmentalist Eamon de Buitlear. The interactive experiences together with dramatic lifelike reproductions of human activity all combine to provide an insight into the rich history and heritage of the Burren.

Revealed to the visitor are the mysteries and complexities of this unique region through the Burren Centre experience. The Burren Programme () is a bespoke Agri Environmental Programme for the Burren and arose out of detailed research through the EU-funded BurrenLIFE project.

Funded by the Dept of Agriculture and by NPWS, its aim is to conserve and support the heritage, environment and communities of the Burren.

The decision of An Bord Pleanala to refuse planning permission for a visitor facility at Mullaghmore in the Burren National Park is a landmark decision that puts to rest a nine-year long debate on. Ekotree Studio & Visitor Centre View Full Profile > Arts/Crafts/Music E-Whizz – Electric Bike Tours & Hire View Full Profile > Cycling Tours & Bike Hire Irish Herbal Roots View Full Profile > Foraging/Wild Food Walks.

farm output is confirmed in a study by Dunford (), which estimated that stocking levels in the Burren increased from LU/ha in to LU/ha ina per cent jump over 30 years. The impact of this reclamation on the urren’s File Size: 1MB. Burren National Park & Visitor Information Point Contact Details.

Address: Burren National Park Information Point Clare Heritage Centre Corofin Co Clare V95 VX Tel. No: + (65) during summer season.

Contact Coole Park outside the summer season + (91) Email: [email protected] Website: www. A case-study approach is adopted, whereby the role of the community in attempts to construct a visitor interpretative centre at the foot of Mullaghmore Mountain, within the Burren National Park Author: Eileen O'rourke.

The Burren Centre, County Clare: Hours, Address, The Burren Centre Reviews: 4/5 there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected.

reviews gift shop community run toasties pre history worth a stop rainy day scones wild atlantic way kilfenora film dioramas fauna burren information visitors graveyard 4/5(88). Corofin, County Clare is home to The Burren National Park Information Point – situated on the ground floor of the Clare Heritage Centre on Church Street.

This centre is managed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and is open to the public from April until the end of September, providing information on the National Park while promoting conservation through.

Book your tickets online for The Burren National Park, Corofin: See reviews, articles, and photos of The Burren National Park, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 7 /5(). The Burren (Irish: Boireann, meaning 'great rock') is a region of environmental interest primarily located in northwestern County Clare, Ireland, dominated by glaciated karst (or sometimes glaciokarst) measures, depending on the definition, between square kilometres (97 sq mi) and square kilometres ( sq mi).

The name is most often applied to the area Coordinates: 53°00′28″N 9°00′08″W. Call to close Burren National Park - Visitor numbers unsustainable Wednesday, Septem - AM Our impact on the world around us, as this week’s UN conference confirms, is the issue.

The park visitor centre in Corofin opens in summer and runs free guided walks, talks and a bus service to the park. Words such as barren and bleak are used to describe the Burren. The Burren National Park proper is located in the south-eastern corner of the general "Burren" area in County Clare in the west of Ireland.

This part of the Burren was bought by the Irish government, for the sole purpose of nature conservation, and continued public : Bernd Biege.

The conservation group, An Taisce, also welcomed An Bord Pleanála's ruling against the siting of the controversial visitor centre at Mullaghmore in the Burren National Park in County Clare. Because of the sensitive nature of the site both in terms of the unique physical nature of the karst limestone and because of the remote and vulnerable character of this area of the proposed Burren National Park, the Board would be justified in calling for an EIS for this development under S.I.

ofS,I, 25 ofand S.I 86 of Environmental Policy Statement. Burren Smokehouse is fully committed to environmental good practice following the Geopark Code of Practice for Sustainable Tourism from management through to members of staff.

We provide a facility that encourages visitors to visit the region while positively impacting on our local economy, our local community and without. The Burren Programme divides its annual farmer payments roughly equally between payments for actions (I-2 payments) and payments for outputs (I-1 payments).

Here we look at the impact of funding for farm-level actions, an investment of approximately €1m per annum. Actions. Book your tickets online for The Burren, County Clare: See reviews, articles, and photos of The Burren, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in County Clare/5().

Book your tickets online for the top things to do in The Burren, Ireland on Tripadvisor: traveller reviews and photos of The Burren tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. We have reviews of the best places to see in The Burren. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

A fantastic tourist attraction, the Burren Centre and Kilfenora Ceili Band Parlour is the ‘Gateway to the Burren’. The Centre offers the visitor a first class experience with a ‘must-see’ exhibition, tracing the music and history of The Kilfenora Ceili Band, a spacious gift shop and a.

Burren Smokehouse has recently joined the Burren Ecotourism Network. We have in our visitor centre an information point set up by Burren Connect giving online access to facts about environmental awareness, conservation, education, research and traffic management for the Burren.

The Burren in Bloom festival (), with its raft of walks and talks, is the perfect excuse to see the lunar steppes explode with colour. Even Cromwell, that old grump, would have. In FebruaryOPW published an environmental impact assessment, at the request of the Commission.

This, as well as a follow-up study, were criticized by the WWF. In early a car park was cleared at the site, sewage works commenced and foundations for the centre Language of name: Irish. Tools for visitor management Highway in Fiordland National Park, New Zealand Managing the impact of use, e.g.

reducing the negative impact of use by modi-fying the type of use, or dispersing or concentrating use. Table sets out a list of possible strategies and options for managing visitorFile Size: KB. Hotels near Burren Birds of Prey Centre; Hotels near The Burren National Park; Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, The Burren: Address, Phone Number, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark Reviews: /5 off both highlights with ease on a tour that includes round-trip transport and the entrance fee to the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Center.

The /5(). Top Things to Do in Burren National Park, Ireland: See Tripadvisor's traveller reviews and photos of Burren National Park tourist attractions.

Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. We have reviews of the best places to see in Burren National Park. Visit. A wide variety of mammals inhabit the Burren National Park. During the daytime, hares, foxes, pigmy shrews, bank voles, pine martens and more can be seen. The Feral Goat can also be seen roving across the Burren.

The woodlands and hazel scrub offer shelter to these goats in harsh weather. Seven species of bats live within the National Park. The Burren Centre is the main tourist information center in the village with audio visual display which will bring to life the dramatic and fascinating story of the Burren through models, slides, artifacts and information.

In an exhibition of the famous Kilfenora Ceili Band opened. A €m, year tourism masterplan for our national parks has been a long time coming, writes Caroline O’Doherty.

Looking out at Killarney National Park from Ladies View at the Upper Lake.The Burren Centre To start, take a 10 minute trip to the picturesque village of Kilfenora where you will find the Burren Centre.

This centre gives the visitor an introduction to the visual delights and ancient mysteries which await to .