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Peatlands, people and politics

Learn the Essentials of Composting this Earth Day

PRESS RELEASE 19th April 2017 Learn the Essentials of Composting this Earth Day Join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre this Saturday 22nd April to celebrate Earth Day 2017.  Earth Day is an international celebration where … Continue reading

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A call to action for blanket bogs

Press Release A call to action for blanket bogs 23rd March 2017 Ireland’s last great wilderness, the blanket bogs are in serious trouble. This is happening despite a good level of legal protection. The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are … Continue reading

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IPCC celebrate 20th anniversary of the Hop to It Frog Survey on World Wetlands Day

PRESS RELEASE 27th January 2017 IPCC celebrate 20th anniversary of the Hop to It Frog Survey on World Wetlands Day Ireland’s wetlands provide homes for many of our frog populations so World Wetlands Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate … Continue reading

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Changing the fortunes of Ireland’s Raised Bogs

PRESS RELEASE 20th December 2016 Changing the fortunes of Ireland’s Raised Bogs It is 11 years since the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) embarked on a unique project to reverse the fortunes of one of Ireland’s most iconic peatlands – … Continue reading

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IPCC launch new education pack- bringing peatlands to primary schools

PRESS RELEASE 7th November 2016 IPCC launch new education pack- bringing peatlands to primary schools The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are delighted to announce the launch of the ‘Discovering the Wild Bogs of Ireland Primary Schools Education Pack’. The … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Animal Day and the wonderful wildlife on Ireland’s bogs

PRESS RELEASE 30th September 2016 Celebrate World Animal Day and the wonderful wildlife on Ireland’s bogs Join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre on Tuesday 4th October from 10am-4pm and celebrate World Animal … Continue reading

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New jewel of the insect world recorded on Girley Bog

New jewel of the insect world recorded on Girley Bog PRESS RELEASE 2nd September 2016 A beautiful new species was recorded on Girley Bog during the Irish Peatland Conservation Council’s nature walk for Heritage Week last Sunday 28th August.  A … Continue reading

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Celebrating 10,000 years of Ireland’s Natural Heritage

PRESS RELEASE 18th August 2016 Celebrating 10,000 years of Ireland’s Natural Heritage As part of the celebrations for Heritage Week 2016 why not discover the 10,000 years of history locked in Girley Bog, Co. Meath. A special heritage event is … Continue reading

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The Curlew is calling! (on Saturday 20th Aug)

The Curlew is calling! (on Saturday 20th August)  The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are celebrating Heritage Week at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre between 11am and 2pm on Saturday the 20th of August with a fun family event, including … Continue reading

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Transnational connections may help restore Irish Peatlands and monitor European Butterflies

PRESS RELEASE 11th July 2016 Transnational connections may help restore Irish Peatlands and monitor European Butterflies Féile an Dúlra the Irish Peatland Conservation Council’s (IPCC) festival for nature supported by Kildare County Council continues at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre … Continue reading

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