The charter management partners are:


  • The Burrenbeo Trust

  • Burren Farming for Conservation Programme

  • Burren IFA

  • Burren Geopark

  • Galway County Council

  • Clare County Council

News and Events
Burren in Bloom 2020

June 2020

The Covid-19 restrictions during the Spring of 2020 meant that Burrenbeo’s annual celebration of the rich biodiversity of the Burren could not take place in its usual format of guided walks, workshops and gatherings. In its place, a series of online events such as talks, discussions, art workshop, storytelling and family quiz were organised between the 3rd of June to the 6th of June 2020 to virtually celebrate the Burren’s wonderful flora. Read more>>>

Burren Winterage Weekend

October 2019

The Burren Winterage Weekend is a community-led initiative that was borne out of the Burren Community Charter Process.  It is coordinated by the local landscape charity, the Burrenbeo Trust, and is supported by local businesses and the community. More details

Burren Winterage gets State recognition as Intangible Cultural Heritage

 October 2019

The unique farming practice of Winterage in the Burren has been officially included in the list of permanent National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage, recently launched by Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan TD. This measure represents official State recognition of cultural practices all around Ireland and will serve to protect and promote these practices for generations to come.. More info >>

Clare Community Biodiversity Plans

October 2019 

In 2019, Clare Local Development Company contracted the Burrenbeo Trust to facilitate Community Biodiversity Training for 15 communities in Co. Clare. As a result of this training, the following community action plans were developed by the communities in Co.Clare. Read more  >>>

The Burren is a truly unique place - presenting unique challenges and opportunities. The Burren Community Charter aims to allow the Burren community shape its own future, deciding for itself how best to address these challenges and opportunities.

 Got a Question?


Contact Burrenbeo Trust, Charter Administrator on or    

091 638096

What can you do?


Register your support for the Burren Community Charter, email to sign up either as an individual or organisation.  

Burren Community Charter, c/o Burrenbeo Trust, Kinvara, Co. Galway

Photo © Brendan Dunford 

  • w-facebook

The Burren Community Charter is

supported by the Heritage Council.