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Peatlands, people and politics

Jewels of the boglands pageant during Biodiversity Week 2018

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release  17th May 2018 Jewels of the boglands pageant during Biodiversity Week 2018 Leading peatland conservation group to run a series of  public entertainment events focusing on the elaborate and colourful nature of Ireland’s bogs. The … Continue reading

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Green light for Curlew Conservation Action in the Bog of Allen

PRESS RELEASE 27th April 2018  Green light for Curlew Conservation Action in the Bog of Allen Curlew conservation measures on a Kildare Bog have been given a boost by funding awarded by the Heritage Council. Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) … Continue reading

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Conservation group to host event highlighting the plight of endangered Curlew

PRESS RELEASE 16th April 2018 Conservation group to host event highlighting the plight of endangered Curlew Leading peatland conservation group set to highlight the decline of endangered Curlew breeding on Irish bogs at Kildare event this weekend. The Irish Peatland … Continue reading

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A Frogging February

Press Release 1st February 2018 A Frogging February February is here and the sun is making its way higher in the sky with sunrise and sunset getting further apart everyday. This is also being heralded with a stir in one  … Continue reading

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Bogtastic wildlife year for Girley bog

PRESS RELEASE 7th November 2017 Bogtastic wildlife year for Girley bog The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are delighted to report a bogtastic wildlife year for Girley Bog in Co. Meath. Early in 2017 IPCC were awarded a funding from the … Continue reading

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Grazing donkeys help boost endangered butterfly populations on Kildare bog

PRESS RELEASE 18th October 2017 Grazing donkeys help boost endangered butterfly populations on Kildare bog The population of endangered Marsh Fritillary (Euphydyras aurinia) butterflies are at a record high on the Irish Peatland Conservation Council’s (IPCC) Lullymore West Bog Nature … Continue reading

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Kildare bog restoration project benefits Curlew and Large Heath Butterfly

PRESS RELEASE 5th October 2017 Kildare bog restoration project benefits Curlew and Large Heath Butterfly Lodge Bog, Co. Kildare is a 35 ha remnant of raised bog habitat. The site has been owned and managed by the Irish Peatland Conservation … Continue reading

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IPCC Receive International Support for Curlew Conservation on Lodge Bog

PRESS RELEASE 7th September 2017 IPCC Receive International Support for Curlew Conservation on Lodge Bog The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) based at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre in County Kildare have received international support from Seacology for their … Continue reading

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Big award winning bog network opens to the public

PRESS RELEASE 15th August 2017 Big award winning bog network opens to the public The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are delighted to have been awarded funding of €28,500 from the Heritage Council in 2017. The award is to restore … Continue reading

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Bog of Allen Summer Wildlife Celebration

PRESS RELEASE Bog of Allen Summer Wildlife Celebration Release Date: 4th July 2017 This Summer the Irish Peatland Conservation Council at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre are bringing forward their International Bog day celebrations to partner with a host of … Continue reading

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