UNESCO judges to visit Geopark

IT’S A big week for the Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark, with judges from UNESCO in town to hopefully complete a re-validation process. Formerly known as the Marble Arch UNESCO Global Geopark, and rebranded in July this year, the newly named Cuilcagh Lakelands straddles the Fermanagh-Cavan border and was the first cross-border geopark in the world to […]

Tens of thousands flock to ‘Stairway to Heaven’

EDUCATION could be key to controlling the crowds that have been descending on Cuilcagh in recent weeks, by letting visitors know they are walking on much more than just a social media friendly tourist attraction. Since the lockdown was eased, and with the entire country seemingly holidaying at home this year, tens of thousands have […]

‘We’re struggling to cope’ says Geopark

AS the Marble Arch Geopark admits it is struggling to cope with the phenomenal popularity of the Cuilcagh Mountain boardwalk, the Council has set about putting a number of measures in place in an attempt to deal with the huge volumes of traffic attempting to access the site.  Always popular with locals, even before the […]