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What’s Happening at Castlecomer Discovery Park

We are recruiting an Education & Public Engagement Manager

Education and Public Engagement Manager  The Organisation Castlecomer Discovery Park is a multi-activity adventure park operating as a not-for-profit social enterprise. We welcome 144,000+ visitors annually with 11,000 participating in our outdoor learning programmes across formal education and informal public engagement sectors. Through adventure, curriculum-linked activities and public outreach, we are committed to promoting the…

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Elf Village Opening Hours this Christmas

The Elf Village is now open! This is a simple event designed to encourage families to come out for a winter walk in the forest this Christmas season. We encourage exercise and families spending time together outdoors. What to expect – Park in our car park (there is a fee for this €2 or €4)…

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Winter Walk & Elf Village Fun

Winter Walk & Elf Village Fun    3th December 2021 In association with Yulefest Kilkenny Christmas is always a special time at Castlecomer Discovery Park, and although Santa isn’t stopping here this year, we will be opening the park for winter walks this holiday season. The elf village becomes Christmas central this year, as we light…

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Want a career in Adventure Tourism? We have the course for you!

Taking the first steps into a new career! Castlecomer Discovery Park launches the second year of its’ FOUNDATION PROGRAMME IN ADVENTURE TOURISM in conjunction with the Kilkenny Carlow ETB. The Adventure Tourism sector is estimated to be valued at €1.2 billion and is one of the fastest growing and most exciting sectors within the Irish…

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