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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 Bangor Way County Mayo.jpg County Mayo 110 km2 (42 sq mi) 1998
Connemara Diamond Hill, Connemara National Park.jpg County Galway 30 km2 (12 sq mi) 1990
Glenveagh Glenveagh park.JPG County Donegal 170 km2 (66 sq mi) 1984
Killarney Lakes of Killarney.JPG County Kerry 105 km2 (41 sq mi) 1932
The Burren Megalithic Passage Tomb.jpg County Clare 15 km2 (5.8 sq mi) 1991
Wicklow Mountains Cloghernagh.jpg County Wicklow 205 km2 (79 sq mi) 1991
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