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What’s Happening at Castlecomer Discovery Park

We are Hiring! Jobs at Castlecomer Discovery Park

We are delighted to announce we have a number of vacancies at the Discovery Park. Please see below: Adventure Park Activity Manager Reports to the General Manager. Will have five years’ work experience as an Adventure Park Activity Manager or similar role. Castlecomer Discovery Park is a multi-activity, award-winning adventure park in Co. Kilkenny operating…

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Remembering a wonderful son of Castlecomer, Seamus Walsh

Today we say goodbye to our very dear friend Seamus Walsh, a passionate advocate for keeping our mining heritage alive, he was also a dedicated and hardworking board member of the Discovery Park. Seamus was the epitome of a Renaissance man, a gifted story teller and writer, a poet, a musician and singer.  He made…

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The Power of Community!

Castlecomer should stand up and take a bow, it’s a real testament to what a community can achieve to create change for themselves.  For hundreds of years Castlecomer was defined by its coalmining industry, it formed the economic and social fabric of the town. So when the mines closed with the loss of hundreds of…

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Social Enterprise Development Fund Show Case

Last week we were so delighted to join the cream of Irish Social Enterprise for RETHINK IRELAND’S first ever virtual Social Enterprise Development Fund Showcase. Over 500 people joined the event from all over the world, from Roscommon to Rosslare and all the way over to Peru! The event even trended on twitter with the…

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