Hide Subscribe Panel
DJI 0566 min

Limestone, karst and water: Cong in its Landscape

21 August, 2pm - 4pm

Benjamin Thébaudeau

  • Main Cong car park beside the playground
  • Cong
  • Co. Mayo

Explore with your local geologist a number of sites illustrating the story of the Cong landscape development. Dr Benjamin Thébaudeau of the Joyce Country and Western Lakes aspiring geopark will describe the formation of the natural landscape around Cong, in particular the creation of its karst landscape, and the way people have interacted with it through the ages. A great follow-up to Cong Abbey conference through a 2 hours easy walk around the village. Free and open to all

Meet at 2pm at the Cong car park to the east of the village on the road towards Ballinrobe and Headford. There will be short walks and a number of stops at various sites. Please wear suitable clothings and footwear. We will be walking on pavement and forest trails.



Find out more



Explore More