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Canopy Cafe & Junior Woodland Adventure Course Opening Times

This Christmas will be different but one thing that will stay the same is our love of spending time with our family and friends. While we won’t be having Santa visit us this year, we do have the Christmas lights up for you to enjoy.  We are also opening the Canopy Cafe and The Junior…

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Fossils from the Castlecomer Plateau

Fossils from the Castlecomer Plateau A Kilkenny Science Festival Event Date: Saturday 14th November 2020 Time: 17.00-17.45 Format: online via. Zoom platform (link will be emailed in advance to those registered) Free but registration required: Here 320,000,000! Did you know significant 320-million-year-old fossils were discovered in the coal mines of North Kilkenny? Castlecomer Discovery Park’s…

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The Science behind Ireland’s longest Ziplines

The Science behind Ireland’s longest Ziplines We are delighted to release our video “The Science behind Ireland’s longest Ziplines” as part of Kilkenny Science Festival. Castlecomer Discovery Park is delighted to be part of the festival which runs during Science Week, 8-15 November 2020. The video was created by our Education Officer Nichola Salmon and our…

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