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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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Man on zip line in the sunshine close up with feet up

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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Wolf Walkers Trail Open at Castlecomer Discovery Park

Wolf Walkers Walking Trail at Castlecomer Discovery Park Congratulations to Cartoon Saloon for their latest Oscar Nomination! Here at the Discovery Park we have been inspired by this epic tale to create our very own “Be A Wolf” Trail around the park, before you celebrate 93rd Academy Awards why not come out and do our…

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