More About Foinse

Biological Field Stations (BFS) provide bases for scientific research, education and conservation, dedicated to advancing understanding through research, science-based environmental education and participation in effective regional ecosystem management.

Common Spotted Orchid

They offer indoor and outdoor laboratories for national and international students and researchers to study the environment, to learn how to measure and research plants, trees and other habitats and create a knowledge base.

They are also places where members of the public can explore and discover nature.

Foinse Research Station is focused on providing a platform for researchers with specific interests in forests, woodlands, blanket bogs, geology, archeology, speleology and hydrology – amongst many other things.

Foinse Research Station is a member of the Organisation of Biological Field Stations –

To contact us, or to make a reservation, please call +44 7732 098 503 or e-mail

Rare miniature fern unique to Ireland
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