Happy Halloween

The park has a great line up of activities this weekend to celebrate the spookiest time of the year.   11am and 3pm on both Saturday & Sunday we have Cork's very own BATMAN who is going to tell us what type of bats you might come across in Ireland and where you will find them. He will also be on hand all day with competitions and batty activities. 12 - 2pm on both days's we have Arts & Crafts where you can learn how to…

Fotawildlife.ie is shortlisted for a Eircom Golden Spider Award

Fotawildlife.ie has been shortlisted for the best community and charity website at the annual Eircom Golden Spider Awards.The eircom Golden Spider Awards are an annual event honouring Irish individuals and organisations for their outstanding achievements online and celebrating the successes of the Irish internet and digital media. The awards not only reward Irish businesses and community organisations but also individuals for their creativity…

Jungle V.I.P Arrives in Time for Jazz Weekend at Fota

Fota Wildlife Park are delighted to announce the birth of a Lion Tailed Macaque and to celebrate they have a weekend of jazz lined up. The Lion Tailed Macaque is a critically endangered species that hails from the Western Ghat Mountains in India. The birth of this macaque adds to the successful breeding programme at Fota Wildlife Park which has seen other critically endangered animals such as Scimitar Horned Oryx and European Bison giving…

WIN WIN WIN with EA SPORTS

Electronic Arts (EA) is the world's leading independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for advanced console systems such as the PlayStation® 3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the PSPTM (PlayStation® Portable) system, Xbox 360TM and Xbox® video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo GameCubeTM, Game Boy® Advance and the Nintendo DSTM as well as PC, casual webbased games and games…

Competition Time

One lucky person will win a place for two children on one of our activity day's which take place on 28th, 29th & 30th of October (details of which can be found here) All you have to do is answer one question here Closing date for the competition is Friday 16th of October

EA Sports Its in the Park

Electronic Arts Hub Electronic Arts (EA) is the world's leading independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for advanced console systems such as the PlayStation® 3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the PSPTM (PlayStation® Portable) system, Xbox 360TM and Xbox® video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo GameCubeTM, Game Boy® Advance and the Nintendo DSTM as well as PC,…

Help us reach 2,000 fans on Facebook

It is estimated that over 300 million people now use Facebook and Fota Wildlife Park are now part of this ever expanding form of communication. On the Fota Wildlife Facebook page people can find out the latest news from the park as it happens and also share their opinions with other people who have visited the park. To date there are 1,574 fans of Fota Wildlife and now we are looking to hit 2,000 by the end of September with your help. Our…

Take the Sli na Slainte Challenge

"Walking is a fun way for people to get fit, and to stay fit, as part of a healthier lifestyle". That was the message being conveyed by the Irish Heart Foundation at the launch of the Fota Wildlife Park Slí na Sláinte in Carrigtwohill today, Thursday September 10th 2009. Developed by the Irish Heart Foundation and Fota Wildlife Park, the Slí na Sláinte ("Path to Health") is an outgoing way to make walking for leisure and good health…

Get Healthy With the Animals

A new Irish Heart Foundation Slí na Sláinte walking route will be launched on Thursday, 10th September 2009 at 12.30 pm at Fota Wildlife Park. The launch of the new route will also mark the start of Irish Heart Week 21st-27th September which is the Irish Heart Foundation's annual heart health campaign and this year is encouraging people to Walk for Heart. Slí na Sláinte ("Path to Health") is a unique initiative of the Irish Heart…

Fota Wildlife Park Marketing Survey Winners

Fota Wildlife Park would like to thank everyone who completed our online marketing survey. This will provide Fota Wildlife Park with very important information on lifestyle trends of people who visit the park and enable the park to communicate more effectively with the public in 2010. We are delighted to announce the 5 winners of the competition which were picked at random from all the entries. Martina O Reilly, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny…