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Northern Ireland’s Landscape Charter – Have your say

Posted on: 25th May 2014

Although a small area, Northern Ireland has a great variety of scenic countryside, reflecting its contrasting geology and topography as well as a long history of settlement and land use. The mosaic of prehistoric monuments, traditional farms and buildings, forest plantations and wildlife habitats all contribute to the special landscapes that are part of our culture and heritage.

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Ring of Gullion mapped out

Posted on: 15th May 2014

Newry and Mourne District Council are providing a new Ring of Gullion 1:25000 scale activity map:-an essential tool for getting the best from the Ring for Gullion outdoors! The map is available from Crossmaglen, Slieve Gullion and Newry Visitor Information Centres.

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Exciting times At Slieve Gullion – life-size Red Squirrel Spotted!

Posted on: 10th October 2013

There was great excitement at Slieve Gullion Forest Park on Saturday 5th October with the first sightings of a life size Red Squirrel in the Ring of Gullion Area. The Red Squirrel is the newest addition to the INTERREG IVA -funded Action for Biodiversity project.

As part of National Red Squirrel Week, the Ring of Gullion Red Squirrel Group joined forces with the Ring of Gullion team, the INTERREG IVA -funded Action for Biodiversity project, and the Biodiversity Officer for Newry and Mourne District Council to raise awareness of Red Squirrels in the Ring of Gullion area.

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Funding pours in for Sticky Fingers event

Posted on: 6th October 2013

"We have also recently secured a further £259,000 from the Northern Ireland Tourist Board for a Living Storybook project at Slieve Gullion. The Giants’ Lair project which is being devised with Newry and Mourne District Council will see the first children’s interactive arts play space devised to take children through an imaginative adventure inspired by local myths and legends,” added the CEO.

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Red Squirrel Celebration at Slieve Gullion

Posted on: 29th September 2013

Red Squirrel Family Day

To celebrate Red Squirrel Week, Newry and Mourne District Council have teamed up with the Ring of Gullion Red Squirrel Group to offer a wild day out for all at Slieve Gullion Forest Park on Saturday 5th October from 11.00am-2.00pm. Come along to this free event to learn more about our furry native red squirrels and autumn in the park and if your lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of one!

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Ring of Gullion AONB
Crossmaglen Community Centre,
O’Fiaich Square,
Crossmaglen,
BT35 9AA.

Tel: +44 (0)28 3082 8592
Slieve Gullion Forest Park: +44 (0)28 3025 6670
Newry Visitor Information Centre: +44 (0)28 3031 3170
Email: info@ringofgullion.org

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