“the first transnational Geopark in the world..”

Speaking at an event attended by Irish Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Brendan Smith TD, the Northern Ireland Enterprise Minister, Arlene Foster, has welcomed the launch of the UNESCO approved expansion of Marble Arch Caves Geopark into County Cavan, making it the world’s “first transnational Geopark” [No passport required – Ed].

The [NI] minister said: “Today’s expansion announcement places the Marble Arch Caves firmly on the map as the first transnational Geopark in the world. “Geoparks are territories where the Earth’s geological heritage can be safeguarded and sustainably managed.”