Logo of the Irish Peatland Conservation CouncilWelcome to the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC). Fáilte. Our mission is to protect a representative sample of the peatlands of Ireland for people to enjoy today and in the future. We hope our web site will help you to get to know us better. It’s your gateway to  the save the bogs campaign and to visitors to the Bog of Allen Nature Centre. Please help us to keep in touch with one another. The IPCC is a registered charity (number CHY6829) and a non-governmental organisation.

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Save Fens – Protect Biodiversity Campaign

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IPCC are running a campaign about alkaline fen peatlands in Ireland. We are posting information about fens to our social media sites. In addition we have updated our fen factsheet and we have a lovely new film about fen habitats for you to see and a habitat book to download and keep.

Visitor Attraction – Education and Fun Days Out at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre in Co. Kildare

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Save the Bogs Campaign Ireland – Action & Information

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IPCC  Policy and Site Case Work – helping to preserve Irish Peatlands. See our latest work here. Join the Hop to It Frog Survey 2017 – report sightings here. See the updated map 2017 and information for 20 years of frog surveying here Action for Curlew IPCC’s work with the Curlew Task Force. Download Curlew information leaflet here


Learn how you can help IPCC take the Save the Bogs Campaign forward by reading the latest edition of  Action for Bogs 24

IPCC Conservation Action Plan for Peatlands in Ireland 2020The IPCC Action Plan 2020 for
Conserving Bogs – Get all the facts and figures about Irish Peatlands

Turf Dispelling the Myths – IPCC reveals the Truth About Turf Cutting in Ireland on Bogs of Conservation Importance

Wondering What’s So Special About Peat? Get all the Answers by downloading our Leaflet

IPCC’s mission is to conserve a representative sample of the peatlands of Ireland for future generations to enjoy.

With five nature reserves and the Bog of Allen Nature Centre we are actively involved in restoring peatland habitats, protecting wildlife and educating the public.

Watch the Video (left) About IPCC and Learn how we are Saving Irish Bogs

Contact Us
Irish Peatland Conservation Council, Bog of Allen Nature Centre, Lullymore, Rathangan, Co. Kildare, R51 V293, Ireland. T: +353-45-860133;  E: bogs@ipcc.ie

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The Irish Peatland Conservation Council received Heritage Council funding in 2017.  You can read about IPCC’s conservation work on our network of reserves here.

seacologyThe conservation and protection of the Curlew on IPCC’s Lodge Bog Reserve is supported by Seacology in 2017/18. You can read about IPCC’s Curlew conservation work here.

Governance Code Statement of Compliance. IPCC confirm that our organisation complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland (9th May 2017).

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