Twinning of the Parks – Connemara National Park and Terra Nova National Park

Twinning of Terra Nova National Park & Connemara National Park


Friday, June 14th 2019 – as part of the Alcock & Brown Centenary Evening


Station House Hotel, Clifden, Co. Galway

About the Parks

Terra Nova National Park (Parc national Terra-Nova) – Rugged coastal national park spanning 154 miles with trails, campsites & resident black bears.
Connemara National Park (Pairc Náisiúnta Chonamara) – Some 7000 acres of mountains, bogs, heaths and grasslands, with wildlife and scenic walking trails.

Similarities between the Parks
• Diamond Mountain (Marconi) :: Signal Hill, St. John’s (Marconi)
• Both parks on the coast
• The Physical terrain
• Ownership
o Newfoundland: part of the Marconi infrastructure is owned by Parks Canada
o Clifden – part of the Marconi infrastructure is owned by National Parks and Wildlife Service
• The Accents!

A twinning arrangement between Connemara National Park & Terra Nova National Park

Twinning Part 1 – May 6th 2019 – Parks Canada Place in Gatineau, Quebec

Twinning Part 2 – June 14th 2019 – Connemara National Park, Letterfrack, Ireland


Alcock & Brown 100 Festival – Grainne O’Hora –
Press Office Queries (Dept. CHG): Roisin O’Hara –


Jun 14 2019


7:30 pm


Connemara National Park
Letterfrack, Co. Galway
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