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List of national parks of the Republic of Ireland


List of national parks of the Republic of Ireland

National Parks in the Republic of Ireland

This is a list of national parks of Ireland.

The table below shows the name of the national park and in which county of Ireland it is located. The first park which was established in Ireland was the Killarney located in County Kerry in 1932. Since then a further five National Parks have been opened; the most recently being Ballycroy in County Mayo;. The smallest being the Burren National Park in The Burren located in County Clare at only 15 km2 in size.

National Park Photo Region Land Area Established
Ballycroy County Mayo 110 km2 (42 sq mi) 1998[1]
Connemara County Galway 30 km2 (12 sq mi) 1990
Glenveagh County Donegal 170 km2 (66 sq mi) 1984
Killarney County Kerry 105 km2 (41 sq mi) 1932
The Burren County Clare 15 km2 (5.8 sq mi) 1991[2]
Wicklow Mountains County Wicklow 205 km2 (79 sq mi) 1991

See also


  1. ^ Ballycroy National Park Website
  2. ^ / National Parks & Wildlife Service News

External links

  • Official website
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