Burrenbeo February 2018 Snapshot

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The following is a brief overview of upcoming Burrenbeo events & news. As always, you can donate online to the Trust here; all donations are truly appreciated. Or if you like the sound of our events below, why not become a member, allowing you to attend them for free? Details here.

NOTE: Due to increasing numbers our walks continue to be open to members only. We have made this decision out of respect for our walk leaders and the members that attend our walks.

February Tea Talk

February’s Tea Talk “Underneath the Leaning Tower – Kilmacduagh and Its Seven Churches” will be given by Rory O’Shaughnessy, local heritage and stonework expert, in Tubber Village Hall on Wednesday 14th February. Open to everyone, free for Burrenbeo Trust Members with a suggested €5 donation from non-members. Details here.

New Schools for Áitbheo

We are delighted this school term to welcome on board a number of new schools selected for our place-based learning programmes. Joining Áitbheo Primary are Moy, Carran, Corrofin and Ballyvaughan National Schools. In Áitbheo Secondary, Transition Years at Seamount in Kinvara and Gort Secondary School have just begun their fieldtrips and applications for the Áitbheo Secondary scholarships are coming in. Details on all of our education programmes can be found here.

Learning Landscape Symposium 9th-11th March 2018

Bookings are now open for our annual education and training conference, the Learning Landscape Symposium.
The programme features a diverse range of contributors from the Burren, Ireland and abroad, with themes including community needs and education, storytelling and play, mindfulness and connection to nature, and traditional craft and food from the wild. Bookings and more information here.