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National Parks for Northern Ireland?
There is still time to comment on the department of the environments' white paper on 'Enabling Legislation for National Parks. This consultation offers the chance for the consultee to voice their support for the creation of National Parks in Northern Ireland.

Being a white paper all submissions and comments count. So, not only is a short email stating you support the creation of national parks valid, but the consultation also allows you to raise any other issue you feel is relevant to the creation or governance of National Parks.

For example, the DOE suggest that the current legislation is adequate regarding walkers access & owner / occupier liability for any proposed National Parks. Many hillwalkers and climbers regard this not to be the case. So a comment in support of a change in the current legislation, regarding better provision of access for walkers, and owner / occupiers legislation would be valid.

Send your email submissions to :-

national.parks@doeni.gov.uk

For those who would like to read the full Consultation Document, here is a link to the DOE website, where you can download them in a PDF format.

http://www.doeni.gov.uk/index/protect_the_environment/natural_environment/national_parks.htm

The consultation is open till Monday 31st October 2011.
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MV Mountain Gathering 2017
Onzy 4 hours ago.
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MV Gathering & Awards
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Carnaween: The visitors book box near the summit
Aidy a day ago.
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Carnaween: Bad Weather Adding Drama To Great Views
Aidy a day ago.
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Corrin: A family stroll.
David-Guenot 5 days ago.
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Luggala: Fancy View from White Hill
davsheen a week ago.
Autumn's evening view across to Luggala/Fancy from White Hill on route down from Djouce using the Wicklow Way boardwalk section.

  
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Binn Charrach: The peat-hag capital of Connemara
markwallace a week ago.
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I climbed the Ridge of Cappard on the 27-11-2016 with my Granddad.It was a fun day, but was cold and windy at the top.

  
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simon3 4 days ago.
For the last few days we have been experiencing apparent difficulties, cause unknown.This has been manifesting itself as various parts of the system failing leading to odd screens or sometimes not...

  
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Mount Leinster: my Climb in Wexford & Carlow 20-11-2016
ShaunDunne a week ago.
I climbed Mount Leinster on 20-11-2016 with my GranddadI was really excited at this was my first every hill walk in the snow.It was very cold at the top, but we still stopped and had our lunch up ...


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