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Geopark Ambassador Course

UPDATE: The two groups of this course are now fully booked. Do contact us at [email protected] if you are interested to register for the course in the future as we’ll run it again in the next few months.


We are pleased to offer again our free geopark ambassador course. The course aims to give you the ability to describe what the geopark project is, why our region’s geology is so important and the main sites of interests to explore our geology.

Due to the situation, it will consist of two 90 mins session and only be offered online through Zoom in small groups of 10 to maximum 15 at a time to allow for some interactions and a possibility of Q&A.

Registration is free and will be on a first come first served basis.
If you are interested, please contact [email protected]. Further details below.

Learn about the geopark project and how to orient yourselves and your visitors in the geopark region using the geological map. Learn about the sites of interests and what to see there.

The attendants to this course will gain a basic understanding as to the significance of the geological heritage of the region and be able to convey it to their visitors. They will also gain tools to utilise the geopark as a marketing tool.

2 sessions of 1.5 hours on Zoom with groups of limited numbers (10-15 max). When restrictions allow, there will be a ½ day field trip component to the course. Further logistical details TBC.

Group 1*
Session 1 on Thursday 22 April 2021 from 7 pm
Session 2 on Thursday 29 April 2021 from 7 pm

Group 2
Session 1 on Tuesday 27 April 2021 from 7pm
Session 2 on Tuesday 04 May 2021 from 7pm

*limited places left on Thursday’s course

First come first served basis on email response to this invitation and at no cost.

Registered attendants need a device with decent internet connection, preferably a PC. The entirety of the course will be delivered through Zoom via a PowerPoint presentation, with room for Q&A throughout. Some interactive activities will also be offered (e.g. map to colour, image quiz). Some pdf documents will be made available to download and print but printing them is not a requirement.

A certificate of participation/completion will be delivered upon attendance of both 1.5 hour Zoom sessions and the fieldtrip.


Apr 22 2021 - Mai 04 2021


Joyce Country & Western Lakes Geopark


Joyce Country & Western Lakes Geopark
+353 (0) 94 900 0245
[email protected]
To book your place, email now