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What’s Happening at Castlecomer Discovery Park

Farmer Well Being Programme

Famer Well Being Programme Starting September 2022 at Castlecomer Discovery Park Rising fuel and fertilisers costs, regulatory change, climate change, just some of the challenges that are making farming life more pressurised than ever.  Some of these pressures have been building year on year, invisibly layering on additional stresses which are affecting farmer health and…

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A Crisis in our Sector – Insurance is crippling us!

Every year our insurance renewal comes round and every year we find ourselves tearing our hair out, trying to find quotations, filling in endless questionnaires and basically wondering if this will be the year that we will not get a quote, meaning we will have to close the doors of our social enterprise. A social…

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Bio Blitz at Castlecomer Discovery Park

WHAT IS BIOBLITZ? Bioblitz is a fun effort to record all species living/growing within the Castlecomer area including wild, naturalised, and feral species, but does not include domesticated animals or species held in captivity. Plants growing within formal gardens or planted in flower beds are not accepted. Anyone can be involved, whether you’re a trained…

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Summer Bug Crafts

Summer Bug Crafts Summer Bug Crafts will be suitable for younger family members, ages 4-7. We’ll have a variety of simple things to make and do, so this one is aimed at nature fans who’d like a creative morning of painting, sticking, gluing and getting messy. Parents must be at hand for help with cutting!…

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