Category Archives: Events

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Quirky facts about bogland biodiversity

Press Release Quirky facts about bogland biodiversity  16.5.2024 The boglands of Ireland are a habitat to some fascinating plants and animals that have adapted very quirky ways to live on these wet and windswept landscapes.  To celebrate National Biodiversity Week … Continue reading

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End the sale of peat moss compost in the retail sector

PRESS RELEASE End the sale of peat moss compost in the retail sector  11.4.2024 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are calling on the government to end the sale of peat moss compost in the retail sector by the end of 2024. In … Continue reading

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Take action for wetlands on World Wetlands Day 2024

PRESS RELEASE 26th January 2024 Take action for wetlands on World Wetlands Day 2024 Take action for wetlands on World Wetlands Day, 2nd February, by joining the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) for scrub management on Lodge Bog.  For those … Continue reading

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Join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council in Celebrating National Heritage Week 2023

Press Release Join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council in Celebrating National Heritage Week 2023 National Heritage Week 2023 runs from August 12th to 20th, and to celebrate the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) will be holding several events that are … Continue reading

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You are invited to Féile an Dúlra 2023

PRESS RELEASE You are invited to Féile an Dúlra 2023 5th May 2023 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council has launched its annual Féile an Dúlra for 2023, which runs from February to September. The festival kicked off on World Wetlands … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Heritage Week 2022 with IPCC

Press Release Celebrating National Heritage Week 2022 with IPCC 9th August 2022 Celebrate National Heritage Week with the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) by joining one of our events. National Heritage Week will be celebrated from the 13th to the … Continue reading

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Irish Peatland Conservation Council wins AXA Community Award

PRESS RELEASE Irish Peatland Conservation Council wins AXA Community Award   16th March 2022   The Irish Peatland Conservation Council, located at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre in Lullymore, Rathangan, County Kildare, is delighted to have been recently chosen … Continue reading

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Home Composting – Taking Action for Peatlands, Climate and Biodiversity?

  PRESS RELEASE Home Composting – Taking Action for Peatlands, Climate and Biodiversity? 4th February 2022 Terms including climate, peatlands, composting and biodiversity are now everyday. The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are seeking your help to better understand public perceptions … Continue reading

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Government peatland policy at odds as they give with one hand and take with the other

Press Release Government peatland policy at odds as they give with one hand and take with the other 19.1.2022 This week the Irish Government published the final report from the Peat Use in Horticulture Working Group, a report the Irish … Continue reading

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Heritage Week 2021 – Celebrate with the Irish Peatland Conservation Council

Press Release 9th August 2021       The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are delighted to announce that we will be joining the Heritage Week 2021 celebrations. This year, Heritage Week will be celebrated from the 14th-22nd of August … Continue reading

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