List of national parks of the Republic of Ireland facts for kids
This is a list of national parks of Ireland.
The table below shows the name of the national park and in which county of Ireland it is located. The first park which was established in Ireland was the Killarney located in County Kerry in 1932. Since then a further five National Parks have been opened; the most recently being Ballycroy in County Mayo. They cover 635 km2 (157,000 acres) in total, just 0.9% of the land area of the country.
|National Park||Photo||Region||Land Area||Established|
|Ballycroy||County Mayo||110 km2 (42 sq mi)||1998|
|Connemara||County Galway||30 km2 (12 sq mi)||1990|
|Glenveagh||County Donegal||170 km2 (66 sq mi)||1984|
|Killarney||County Kerry||105 km2 (41 sq mi)||1932|
|The Burren||County Clare||15 km2 (5.8 sq mi)||1991|
|Wicklow Mountains||County Wicklow||205 km2 (79 sq mi)||1991|
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