Saturday 26th October

HERDSMAN’S WALK, GLANQUIN

Saturday 26th Oct

9:30am-11:30am    

Glanquin Farmhouse, Kilnaboy

 

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Walk the Burren hills with farmer-poet Patrick McCormack. A challenging hike on rough and steep terrain. A fundraiser for the Burrenbeo Trust, with tea and scones at Glanquin House (aka Fr Ted’s House). Footwear and clothing for wet, blustery weather is essential.

ADM: €20 for Burrenbeo members, €30 for non-members.

Booking essential. Purchase tickets here.

HERDSMAN’S WALK, DOOLIN CLIFFS

Saturday 26th Oct

11am-3pm    

Doolin Cliffs

Meet at Gus O'Connor's pub, Doolin. 

 

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Join Pat Sweeney, farmer, local historian and walking enthusiast, on a guided walk along the spectacular sea cliffs of Doolin. A challenging 9 km hike on uneven terrain. Footwear and clothing for wet, blustery weather is essential. A fundraiser for the Burrenbeo Trust.

ADM: €8 for Burrenbeo members, €10 for non-members, €5 for bus ride back to the starting location.

Booking essential. Purchase tickets here.

BURREN FOOD FAYRE - FAMILY DAY

Saturday 26th Oct

10am-5pm    

Lisdoonvarna Burren Smokehouse

 

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Family Open Day at ‘Brádan – The Story of Irish Atlantic Salmon’, the new interpretive centre at the Burren Smokehouse. Information at burren.ie

ADM: Free

BURREN FOOD FAYRE - ECO BRICK DEMO

Saturday 26th Oct

10am   

Lisdoonvarna Burren Storehouse

 

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Eco Brick Demo with the Boghill Centre at Burren Storehouse. Information at burren.ie

ADM: Free

BURREN WINTERAGE SCHOOL: FARMING FOR NATURE IN IRELAND– FIELD TRIP, PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOP

Saturday 26th Oct

10:30am- 6pm  

Carron - Nagles’ Farm (location here), and The Pavilion, Lisdoonvarna

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A ground-up perspective on Nature Conservation on Irish farmland

Field trip to see Farming for Nature in action, Short films and Panel discussion, Presentations on Supporting Farming for Nature in Ireland. Workshop on the Farming for Nature Network

Organised with support from DAFM and the National Parks & Wildlife Service See farmingfornature.ie

ADM: Purchase Burren Winterage School tickets here.

SHORTHORN MART

Saturday 26th Oct

11am start

Kilfenora Mart

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View Burren shorthorn cattle on sale.

ADM: Free

LISDOONVARNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY WALK

Saturday 26th Oct

2pm - 3:30pm 

Starting from Lisdoonvarna Spa Wells

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Join Pat Dowling, John Hehir and friends for a guided walk to discover Lisdoonvarna's  hidden gems.

 

ADM: Donation of €10/€5 to the Burrenbeo Trust.

CHILDREN’S ART & NATURE WORKSHOP AND WINTERAGE ART AWARD

Saturday 26th Oct

10:30am-12noon

Lisdoonvarna Pavilion

 

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‘Wildlife around the Farm’ – an art workshop with environmentalist Gordon D’Arcy.

Display of children’s art and awards.

 

ADM: Free – bring paper and colouring pencils!

DOOLIN HERITAGE WALK

Saturday 26th Oct

2pm - 4pm 

Doolin village.

Starting from Hotel Doolin 

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Explore the culture, history and archaeology of Doolin with Mattie Shannon and Micheál Shannon.

ADM: Donation of €10/€5 to the Burrenbeo Trust. 

 

LISDOONVARNA GEOLOGY WALK

 

Saturday 26th Oct 4pm - 5pm 

Starting at Lisdoonvarna Pavilion

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Explore the Geological history of Lisdoonvarna and the source of the famous Spa Wells Water with Eamon Doyle
ADM:
Donation of €10/€5 to the Burrenbeo Trust.

NATIONAL FARMING FOR NATURE AWARDS 2019

 

Saturday 26th Oct 6pm - 8pm 

 

Lisdoonvarna Pavilion

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 Reception, Screening of Farming for Nature films, Ambassador Awards and announcement of Public Vote winner. For more info visit our Burren Winterage School page or farmingfornature.ie

ADM: Free

BURREN FOOD FAYRE - BOOK LAUNCH

Saturday 26th Oct 6pm - 8pm 

 

Lisdoonvarna Burren Storehouse

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Launch of the ‘Burren Dinners’ book, a collaboration between Burren Food Trail members and author-chef Trevis Gleason. Information at burren.ie

ADM: Free

 

 

The Burren Winterage Festival is coordinated by the landscape charity Burrenbeo Trust with support from the Burren Programme, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, The Heritage Council and FBD Insurance. Burrenbeo Trust is a non-profit organisation that relies on support from the local community and various organisations to carry out its work.  The Trust is hugely grateful for all its supporters.

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