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Peatlands, people and politics

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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Ireland’s peatlands and the EU Nature Restoration Law

PRESS RELEASE Ireland’s peatlands and the EU Nature Restoration Law 13th March 2024 Within the European Union, 81% of habitats are considered to be in a poor status and not functioning ecologically.  According to the 2019 Status of EU protected … 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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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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The Irish Peatland Conservation Council welcomes the publication of the Citizen’s Assembly Final Report on Biodiversity Loss

PRESS RELEASE The Irish Peatland Conservation Council welcomes the publication of the Citizen’s Assembly Final Report on Biodiversity Loss 14th April 2023   Ireland is the first country anywhere in the world to hold a National Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity … Continue reading

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IPCC are hopping you become a citizen scientist and join the Hop To It Frog Survey 2023

PRESS RELEASE IPCC are hopping you become a citizen scientist and join the Hop To It Frog Survey 2023 2.2.23 Each year the Irish Peatland Conservation Council co-ordinate the Hop To It Frog Survey, Ireland’s longest running Common Frog survey. … Continue reading

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A Year in Review: IPCC’s Action for Peatland Conservation

Press Release 20th December 2022 A Year in Review: IPCC’s Action for Peatland Conservation 2022 was the 40th anniversary since the Irish Peatland Conservation Council was established in 1982. Peatlands are part of Ireland’s cultural and natural heritage, offering our … 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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