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Inishbofin Walking Festival 2020

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Inishbofin Island

Connemara

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The Inishbofin Island Walking Festival will take place from Friday April 24th to Sunday April 26th. Enjoy a weekend of walking amid stunning Atlantic coast scenery, crystal clear waters, green coast award winning beaches surrounded by rich natural, built and cultural heritage in the company of expert guides.

Programme:

Friday 24th April

20.30 Opening Lecture on Birds of Inishbofin with Anthony McGeehan

Saturday 25th April

6.30 Dawn Chorus Bird Watching Walk through Middle Quarter with Anthony McGeehan

9.00 Breakfast at The Beach Bar (included in walking pass) and discussion on Cromwell’s Castle with Tommy Burke

11.00 Walk to Cromwell’s Castle with Tommy Burke

15.00 Anthony McGeehan will lead a walk to the East End of the island

20.00 Tommy – Dusk Walk to West Quarter

Sunday 26th April

TBC Guided trip to Inishark with Local Historian Tommy Burke


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  • A weekend pass for the Festival will cost €53.06 (supplement for proposed trip to Inishark to cover additional transport by ferry).

  • We are of course dependent on the weather for the trip to Inishark!

  • Please be aware of weather forecast before travelling and pack accordingly….rain gear, walking poles, hiking boots, sunscreen, hats, sunglasses etc.

  • For any budding musicians there will be an open traditional music session on Saturday evening, all welcome to join in!

  • For a full list of accommodation available on Inishbofin, please see www.inishbofin.com/category/accommodation. Book early to avoid disappointment!

  • Citylink provide the direct bus connection from Galway city to Cleggan, from where the Inishbofin ferry departs. As part of our commitment to reducing the carbon footprint of our Walking Festival, we would strongly encourage all Festival attendees to leave the car at home and travel with Citylink. Citylink can deliver you to the Inishbofin ferry from Dublin Airport, Dublin City, Cork, Limerick, Athlone and throughout Connemara. See citylink.ie for bookings and timetables.

  • Our Walking Festival aims to promote principles of Leave No Trace and all Festival-goers will be familiarised with these over the weekend. Leave No Trace is an ‘Outdoor Ethics Education Programme designed to promote and inspire responsible outdoor recreation’. Inishbofin is in the process of becoming Ireland’s first Leave No Trace Island partner and we hope that all visitors will be aware of how to practise the Leave No Trace ethics while on the island.

  • For any further queries please contact Inishbofin CSP on 095 45895

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