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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 October is WolfWalkers Month in Kilkenny, Celebrate it with us! Read on here if you would like to go on our “Be a Wolf” Trail. To celebrate the release of Cartoon Saloons newest feature film “WolfWalkers”, Kilkenny Animated Festival have designated October as “WolfWalkers” month. A host…

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Castlecomer Discovery Park takes part in the first Kilkenny Science Festival

From the Science behind Ireland’s longest ziplines to 320-million-year-old amphibian fossils, Castlecomer Discovery Park takes part in the first Kilkenny Science Festival The Kilkenny Science Festival is the newest addition to Kilkenny’s rich festival calendar. Castlecomer Discovery Park is delighted to be part of the festival which runs during Science Week, 8-15 November 2020. From…

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