Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork has become the first major visitor attraction in Ireland to receive an Autism-Friendly Accreditation from AsIAm, Ireland’s National Autism Charity.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
A visitor to Cork's Fota Wildlife Park got more than she expected when she made the trip to the popular attraction.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
Fota Wildlife Park has announced the names of its four new arrivals of endangered Asian lion cubs.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
FOTA Wildlife Park has consistently developed its offering to schools and third level institutions by presenting complementary programmes covering both the theoretical and practical requirements of the education syllabus.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
Fota Wildlife Park in Cork has announced the birth of four Asian lion cubs (Panthera leo persica).
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019
Fota Wildlife Park is calling on the public to help name them.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019
Drill monkeys are closely related to the Mandrills and Baboons and they are not commonly found in zoological institutions.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
The news is a result of ongoing efforts to help re-grow the species population.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
Cork Airport has detained an exotic visitor climbing a fence near the runway - a ring-tailed coatimundi.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018
Outdoor concerts, educational weekends, arts workshops, and yoga are being staged to celebrate the 35th birthday of one of the country’s top visitor attractions.
Sat, 26 May, 2018
Fota Wildlife Park’s pride of Asian Lions and the three cubs which were born in August of last year.
Thu, 03 May, 2018
Some €1.6m has been earmarked for the refurbishment of a historic house in Cork, on the site of one of Ireland’s top free visitor attractions.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
Fota Wildlife Park has introduced its new twin red panda cubs to the public.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
The monkey who escaped from Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork is safely back in its enclosure this evening.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
As the youngsters say, 'we can’t even'.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
Of course there is a catch, the name has to begin with the letter, D.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
Almost 160 animals died at Fota Wildlife Park in Cork in 2015, including a significant number of endangered species.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
Thu, 27 Oct, 2016
Lions look set to be the ‘mane’ attraction in Fota Wildlife Park with the arrival of two Asian female lions in recent days.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
The agriculture minister believes the State should provide financial support for ambitious expansion plans at Fota Wildlife Park in Cork.
Tue, 11 Aug, 2015
A lumbering giant will today be unveiled as the newest attraction at Cork’s top tourist draw.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
Cork’s Fota Wildlife Park has today unveiled the first Rhinoceros to inhabit the park.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Forget Jurassic Park, Cork people will get their own glimpse into prehistoric times when armour plated Indian rhinos arrive in Fota in the coming weeks.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
Fota Wildlife Park have welcomed a new baby tapir and they want us to name him.
Fri, 01 May, 2015
There was absolutely no monkey business when Fota Wildlife Park carried off the main prize at an internet awards ceremony.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2014
Poor Clodagh broke her leg while being born in June.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014
Zookeepers at Fota Wildlife Park have had their hands full with the arrival of tigers, reptiles, butterflies, frogs and record visitor numbers this year.
Sat, 02 Aug, 2014
Today more than 4,000 of us will pass through Fota Wildlife Park’s gates. Yet we know very little of what goes on behind the scenes.
Sun, 06 Jul, 2014
We went to Fota Wildlife Park to get a sneak peek at their new tigers. Well, one of them anyway…
Thu, 29 May, 2014
An Irish wildlife park has played a key role saving Europe’s largest land mammal from extinction.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2014
Fota Wildlife Park has helped to translocate six European bison to the wild.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
They’re normally chasing birdies and eagles, but some of the world’s top golfers will have to avoid loved-up gibbons and monkeys when the Irish Open tees off in Cork later this year.
Sat, 18 Jan, 2014
DEPICTIONS of lions and cheetahs appear in centuries-old Persian carpets; the ‘Chelsea Carpet’ in London’s Victoria and Albert Museum is a fine example.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2013
Fota Wildlife Park has welcomed their first cheetah cub in five years and they are giving you a chance to name him.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2013
Authorities are breeding corncrakes in captivity for the first time in Ireland in a bid to combat the endangered bird’s population decline.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2013
Famed for its outstanding record of breeding endangered species, Fota Wildlife Park on the eastern fringes of Cork Harbour celebrated its 30th birthday with a summer carnival yesterday.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2013
Irish was the only subject on the timetable for Junior Certificate students, but ordinary level candidates had just a single paper to sit and the afternoon off for study or relaxation.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2013
The first taste of state exams for around 60,000 Junior Certificate students came in the form of English papers yesterday morning.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2013
Never mind the cold snap — Ireland’s only wildlife park is turning up the heat and moving indoors.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2013
Fota Wildlife Park expects to have its first two tigers on site by September, it has emerged.
Fri, 28 Dec, 2012
Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork is set to get a new indoor viewing and entertainment area as part of a €200,000 investment.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2012