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Kildare Biodiversity Week 2019 Event - Birds of Mullaghreelan Wood

May 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Birdwatch Ireland Kildare Branch invites you to a walk in Mullaghreelan Wood, Near Athy, and allows this picturesque old woodland estate to offer a unique forest experience.

Adjoining Kilkea Castle, which was built in 1180 AD, Mullaghreelan Wood encircles a hill top rath which overlooks Kilkea Castle, and offers excellent views westward over the surrounding rolling landscape. One of the two walks, the O’Tuathaill

Walk (2kms, 45mins, moderate) goes via the wishing well in the North East of the forest, past a viewing point, and back to the car park.

Free parking is available for 20 cars.

The theme for Biodiversity Week 2019 is ‘Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health’.

Kildare Biodiversity Week has been organised to develop awareness of the importance of biodiversity and to better understand its value to the local, national and international communities.

The people of Kildare are invited to get out into Kildare’s Biodiversity, to visit Kildare wild spots, lakes, rivers, bogs, woodlands or to simply enjoy the biodiversity of their back garden.

This listing of events has been compiled by Kildare County Council.
All events listed here are free.

Children are welcome but should be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Please dress suitably for the

Dogs must be on leads.


May 22, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mullaghreelan Wood, Near Athy Kilkea/Kilkee (south east of Athy town on the Athy Castledermot road (R418) + Google Map


Kildare County Council & Heritage
045 980791