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Visitors from Estonia in September 2023. Facilitated by Galway Rural Development. A huge thank you to Steve and Conor all all the GRD team!
Participants of one of our free Heritage Week tours in August 2023
Heritage Week event 2023
2023 School Tour promotional material
An amazing sunny day in Mountbellew for our Slovenian visitors today! Thanks to Stephen and Connor from Galway Rural Development for facilitating!
A huge welcome back to students from Perdue University in Indiana to Galway's Living Bog!
First International tour of 2023! We were delighted to welcome students from College St Pierre Lebisey in France to Galway's Living Bog last week! Many thanks to all involved, especially to Belgium the Donkey, who is always star of the show!
Our tour guide Marie with visiting students and teachers - February 2023!
Galway's Living Bog hosted students from sixth class with their teacher Miss Miland from Scoil Naomh Padraig, Moylough. A thumbs up from all to Marie for an informative & enjoyable walk in the October sunshine ๐ŸŒž
Early October 2022 we were delighted to welcome the National Parks and Wildlife Service officers with their guests from Europe here at Galway's Living Bog interpretive centre. We had a lovely morning and look forward to many more visits!
We recently welcomed Group of French Students from Blanch De Castille to Galway's Living Bog. Teachers & Students enjoyed hearing all about this important project & even met & took a spin with Tommy & Belgium the donkey!!
We are delighted to have Aoife from Our Irish Heritage giving a talk here at Galway Telework on the 15th of September. Aoife will be demonstrating how to use an interactive map to highlight our bogs natural heritage as well as cultural heritage. For all interested in attending, you can contact Aoife via email at to book your place!