A great amenity for the Village of Newmarket on Fergus, a beautiful picnic spot for all the family and an area of rich biodiversity!! O' Regan Park is situated on the picturesque environs of the Mill Race river in the heart of Newmarket on Fergus, consisting of a naturalistic Playground, Nature Trail and Storytelling Area the area provides a beautiful amenity for all ages to enjoy.
Located 5km from Shannon Airport and minutes from Ennis the Park is a the perfect stop off for families, with beautiful riverside picnic spots as well as individual play areas for children of varying ages.
Created with beautiful Robina wood the playground pieces include a Pirate Ship for the Juniors and a larger more adventurous piece for the older children, both have climbing areas, slides, ropes and poles. Other features include Mini-Diggers, See-Saws, Hammocks, Tyre Swings and a fun for all Zip-Line!
All of the play equipment has a featured animal carved putting further emphasis on nature in the Park. The biodiversity of the area combined with the natural materials used in the play equipment makes this a great amenity that is very family centred.
We also provide regular biodiversity talks and walks with our local Heritage Officer as well as talks on the history and indigenous nature of the Mill Race Stream.
Both children and adults have enjoyed storytelling from both local and visiting writers in the purpose built outdoor classroom. At the centre of the Storytelling Area is a beautiful commissioned carved wooden seat surrounded by the all wood seats for the listeners.
More recently O' Regan Park was named one of the countries Top 5 Playgrounds by the Irish Times.
People of all ages can enjoy a lovely quiet nature walk with plenty of benches and dog walking paths. All of this is offered free to locals and visitors to Newmarket on Fergus
If you're not sure where O'Regan Park is, click on this link http://osm.org/go/eseI4a3iv-
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Wow another great day at the park!! We hope you all enjoyed yesterday's Family Fun Event as usual the weather was on our side😊 big thanks to all the volunteers, face painters, leaflet delivery people, litter pickers, treasure hunters, Barry aka DJ Bubbles, Cafe Fergus and Obair staff. Also to our circus performer Stephen who put on a brilliant show and to Wild Encounters for the amazing educational animal dislay. Thank you also to Shannon Heritage and Bambino's for sponsoring prizes!! Wild Encounters
Thank you to everyone who entered our Bonnie Baby competition this evening and especially to Bambino's for sponsoring the 3 prizes. Of course all the babies were bonnie and adorable so out of fairness numbers were picked from a hat (thanks Tony😉). Here's one little happy winner delighted with her gift😊😊
Just a reminder to anyone coming to the park this evening, entry is €2 for everyone. This money goes to the running of the South Clare Meals on Wheels service which supports the elderly in the area. All children must be accompanied by their adult. Bins are provided, please use them. ENJOY😊
Beautiful prizes from Bambino's in Ennis for our Bonnie Baby competition. Come down between 6 and 8pm to our fun day tomorrow. 1st prize for the bonniest baby with special runner up prizes for another little boy and girl. Of course all the baby's are beautiful this is just for fun😊
We are delighted to have Wild Encounters joining us tomorrow evening at O' Regan Park for our Family Fun event between 6 and 8pm.
Don't forget our Family Fun Event takes place tomorrow Fri evening from 6 to 8pm. All children are encouraged to dress as their favourite character or superhero but they don't have to. For the very small ones we have our Bonny Baby competition sponsored by Bambino's For a little fun try guess who these famous Bonny Babies are😉😉😉
The Annual O' Regan Park Family Fun Day takes place Fri 25th of August😊😊😊 This event takes place from 6pm to 8pm and promises lots of fun for all the children!! €2 entry for everyone with all proceeds going to the South Clare Meals on Wheels Service. #loveyourplayground
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