News & Events

What’s Happening at Castlecomer Discovery Park

Reaching for the sky! New High Ropes Course Coming

It’s exciting times at Discovery Park HQ as we prepare to start work on our latest development, a brand new High Ropes Course! This will replace the existing “Tree Top Walk” with a state of the art ropes course which will space three levels from 3 meters to 9 meters.  Suitable for 7 years upwards,…

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Farmer Well Being Programme

Farmer Well Being Programme Starting March 22 2023 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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