Earth Hour 2018

Dan O Donoghue, Storyteller and Magician, will perform a candlelit hour of Folktales of Mayo featuring Ghosts, Fairies and the Nightsky. In celebration of Earth Hour 2018 and the Mayo Dark Sky Park, these stories will  be interspersed with feats of Magic and  Comedy. Most suitable for adults and young adults (8yrs +). VENUE: Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, Ballycroy, Co. Mayo DATE/TIME: March 24th, 20.30  - 21.30 No bookings required, all children must be accompanied by an adult.  

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Seasonal Head Guide Position

The National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht are inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Head Guide (temporary) at Ballycroy National Park. Please see the following link for further details and how to apply: https://www.chg.gov.ie/heritage/national-parks-wildlife/seasonal-recruitment/

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Visitor Centre opening on March 16th, 2018

The Visitor Centre for Ballycroy National Park will reopen for the 2018 on Friday 16th of March. We would like to remind visitors that there are no entrance fees for the National Park Visitor Centre and this includes viewing the exhibition. Please email ballycroyvisitorcentre@chg.gov.ie or phone us on (098) 49888 for any further queries.

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Ballycroy National Park Closed

In light of the Met Eireann RED snow-ice weather warning issued FOR ALL COUNTIES, all National Parks & Nature Reserves will be closed to the public today and tomorrow. Visitors are advised to check the Department’s website and Twitter account for any further updates before planning to visit Ballycroy National Park after Friday 2nd of March.

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