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# National Park

This year
New national park to open to public in Co Meath's Boyne Valley
It will be the first new national park in Ireland in more than 25 years.
UK national park Brecon Beacons changes name to Welsh, but Sunak says he'll stick with English
The park switched to using its original Welsh name Bannau Brycheiniog National Park earlier this month.
All time
Suspected poacher mauled to death and eaten by pack of lions in South Africa
The remains were found at the weekend in the bush at a private game park in the northern province of Limpopo
Forest fire near Spanish national park forces evacuation of 1,000 people
The regional president of Andalusia said authorities are not “ruling out the human factor” as a possible cause.
Rhino kills conservationist in Rwanda
Hungarian Krisztian Gyongyi had been helping reintroduce the black rhino to Akagera National Park.
Australia's Uluru flooded after record-breaking Christmas downpour
The national park had to be closed off due to the massive volumes of water.
Man who fell into Yellowstone hot spring "dissolved" in acidic boiling waters
The man’s body was never recovered.
These Irish men drove Death Road, scaled a volcano... and made it home in one piece
The trio is already thinking of the next trip abroad.
Missing hikers found after 10 days in New Zealand wilderness
The three hikers had set out on what was supposed to be a three-day walk but went missing amid severe weather conditions.
Cork council publishes €40m ‘master plan’ for Spike Island tourism
‘Ireland’s Alcatraz’ would become a major tourist trap and national park under Cork County Council’s new plans.
Hiker survives four days stranded without food
Apart from the freezing Utah temperatures, Victoria Grover said the worst problem was boredom.