Dún a Rí Forest Park, embracing part of the Cabra Estate formerly owned by the Pratt family is situated in the Parish of Enniskeen which includes a portion of the Barony of Clankee, Co. Cavan and a smaller part of the Barony of Kells, Co Meath.
Approximately 30 per cent of the Earth's surface is covered by forests, which have been shown to be valuable to society for many reasons -including heritage, landscape, timber, recreational opportunities, climate change mitigation and biodiversity ... Read More
A million shades of green shimmer in the golden glow of the sun
on trees resembling cathedral steeples which reach to the heavens that created them, the rich velvet of the grass cushioning my every step... Read More
Paradise Found by Aisling Murtagh
If you ever go to Ireland, I'm sure you will agree To take the road
from Dublin town Way down to Doonaree, And when you find the wishing well Beyond the Chestnut tree In a shady nook, ... Read More
Doonaree by Eilish Boland
At the back of Sadie's an ancient ruin Stepping stones across the river, it's impossible to find.
My granny's field surrounded by palettes of wood A Playstation world, Fifa 12, Batman Arkam ... Read More
My Place is Endless by Tom Conaty
Dún a Rí Forest Park website is a partnership project between Cavan County Council Arts Office and Coillte in association with Kingscourt Development Association. Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org
The wood sculptures at Dún A Rí Forest Park were created by Joey Burns. Joey has been carving / sculpting wood since 1988.
Learn more about Joey Burns by visiting his website www.irishwoodsculpture.ie