Guided Walks in the ancient Raheen Oakwoods of Tuamgraney

01 March 2015 - 23 August 2015


Andrew St Ledger, the well known Clare based native woodland specialist will take people on a journey through the ancient Raheen oakwood, an extremely rare remnant of the ancient wildwood authentic landscape of Ireland. Andrew will explain how the Past, Present and Future are linked by our native trees, learn about the value and importance of the flora and fauna associated with such habitats for biodiversity, flood relief, climate change, etc. Find out how the ancestors valued their forests via the unique Gaelic woodland traditions, Ogham alphabet,Treelore and Brehon law system. Andrew works with CELT and The Woodland League, and is the co-ordinator of the Tuamgraney Community Native Woodland project, recent runner up in the All Ireland Pride of Place awards in the eco community category.

Proposed walks and talks are as follows,

Sunday 1st March 2015

Sunday 31st May 2015

Sunday 2nd August 2015

Sunday 23rd August 2015 

Meet at Tuamgraney Heritage Centre on the Tuamgraney to Killaloe road, close to the village - time to be confirmed. All welcome, dogs must be on leads. Bring suitable raingear and walking boots.  For further details contact Andrew St Ledger 087 9933157. 

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