New Male Sumatran Tiger Cub Named

New Male Sumatran Tiger Cub Named The 'D' name chosen by our rangers is Dash! Suggested several times, the winning entry was submitted by Nick Sharp, who has won a Conservation Annual Pass to Fota Wildlife Park. Nick's daughters Dorothy and Heidi came up with the name. Sumatran tigers first arrived at Fota Wildlife Park in 2014 as part of the European Endangered Species programme (EEP). Mother Dourga originally came from Le Parc des Félins in France and father Denar from…

Fota Wildlife Park presents cheque for over €11,500 to National Children’s Charity - BUMBLEance

Fota Wildlife Park presents cheque for over €11,500 to National Children’s Charity - BUMBLEance Fota Wildlife Park presents cheque for over €11,500 to National Children’s Charity - BUMBLEance Today Fota Wildlife Park director, Sean McKeown presented a cheque for €11,630 to David McCarthy, COO of BUMBLEance - the children’s ambulance charity. The monies were raised when the iconic County Cork visitor attraction re-opened its gates on the evening of the 7th July for the third annual Twilight Walk for BUMBLEance. Fota Wildlife Park…

Fota Wildlife Park accredited by AsIAm as an example of best practise in accessibility

Fota Wildlife Park accredited by AsIAm as an example of best practise in accessibility Fota Wildlife Park recognised for commitment to autism inclusion The attraction has been accredited by National Autism Charity as an example of best practise in accessibility Fota Wildlife Park, one of the country’s leading visitor attractions, today received Autism-Friendly Accreditation from AsIAm, Ireland’s National Autism Charity. The award comes following a period of training and the development of tools and supports to assist…

Give us your best ‘D’name at the Tiger Forest

Give us your best ‘D’name at the Tiger Forest Earlier this month we announced the birth of a Sumatran Tiger cub, which is one of the rarest subspecies of tiger in the world, born in the park on the 25th June. The male cub is the second cub of eight-year-old mother Dourga and father, Denar, who is seven years of age. The rare Sumatran Tigers were classified as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2008. We are now asking visitors to our…

Rebel Brass to perform at Fota Wildlife Park Thursday 22 Aug

Rebel Brass to perform at Fota Wildlife Park Thursday 22 Aug Rebel Brass to perform at Fota Wildlife Park Thursday 22 Aug Rebel Brass is a 15-piece teenage act that have sprung up from a music education partnership between Music Generation Cork City and Barrack Street Band Cork and they will play three live flash mob style sets at Fota Wildlife Park on Thursday 22 Aug. The New Orleans-style brass ensemble was seen late last year on the annual Late Late Toy Show and have recently appeared as part of…

Prepare for Next Year’s Pollinators

Prepare for Next Year’s Pollinators Pollinators, especially bees, contribute at least €53 million to the Irish economy each year through their role in the production of crops like apples, strawberries, oil seed rape and much more. Healthy pollinators are also required to produce many of the fruits and vegetables grown in gardens across the country. Also, pollinators ensure that the countryside is full of colourful wildflowers that create the beautiful and unique Irish…

Fota Wildlife Park welcomes it’s 10 millionth visitor Catherine Cullinane from Tuam, Co Galway

Fota Wildlife Park welcomes it’s 10 millionth visitor Catherine Cullinane from Tuam, Co Galway Fota Wildlife Park welcomes it’s 10 millionth visitor Catherine Cullinane from Tuam, Co Galway has won a holiday to South Africa including Safari for two! The search for the 10 millionth visitor to Fota Wildlife Park has ended as Catherine Cullinane from Tuam, Co. Galway walked through the gates and scooped the prize of a safari holiday for two to South Africa. Fota Wildlife Park is a conservation and educational charity and the income…

Visit Fota’s new rare Sumatran tiger cub and be in with a chance to win a holiday break this August

Visit Fota’s new rare Sumatran tiger cub and be in with a chance to win a holiday break this August Come and see Fota’s new rare Sumatran tiger cub and be in with a chance to win a holiday break to South Africa including Safari as the ten-millionth visitor this August. Today Fota Wildlife Park announced the birth of an endangered male Sumatran tiger cub born on the 25th June to second-time parents’ eight-year-old mother Dourga and father, Denar, who is seven years of age. Sumatran tigers are the rarest subspecies of tiger in the world…

Join our fun and educational International Tiger Day celebrations on Monday 29 July

Join our fun and educational International Tiger Day celebrations on Monday 29 July Join our fun and educational International Tiger Day celebrations on Monday 29th July and help raise funds for Wild Cat Conservation Alliance. Join the Rangers and staff of Fota Wildlife Park at the Asian Sanctuary on July 29th to celebrate International Tiger Day 2019. We will be celebrating the day with ‘Meet the Ranger’ talks, an informational and interactive stand run by the Education Department, tiger-themed arts, crafts and face…

Tuesday 16 July only - Leap Card offer for children

Tuesday 16 July only - Leap Card offer for children *** Special Offer on Tuesday 16th July for Under 16 year old Leap Card Holders - see the below conditions*** Tuesday 16th July Station Gate Only Kids Go Free on production of the childs leap card – which will grant the child free entry to Fota Wildlife Park on a self-guided basis along with paying or annual pass holding adult guardian or parent–this offer is not applicable for any private tours (Wild Experience) or any Educational…