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Peatlands, people and politics

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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The Irish Peatland Conservation Council giving a voice and taking action for peatlands since 1982

Press Release The Irish Peatland Conservation Council giving a voice and taking action for peatlands since 1982 10th March 2022 Following a debate on the future of Irish bogs organised by An Taisce and held in University College Dublin a … 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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Peat Free is the Way to Go if Ireland is Serious about Tackling our Biodiversity and Climate Crisis

Press Release   Peat Free is the Way to Go if Ireland is Serious about Tackling our Biodiversity and Climate Crisis 6.12.21 In 2019 Ireland declared a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency and in July 2021 the President of Ireland signed … Continue reading

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IPCC Calls on Seanad Éireann to reject the proposed Horticultural (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021

PRESS RELEASE Irish Peatland Conservation Council Calls on Seanad Éireann to reject the proposed Horticultural (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021 26th November 2021 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are today calling on Seanad Éireann to reject the proposed Horticultural (Temporary Measures) … 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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International Bog Day 2021: Taking Action for Peatlands

Press Release  International Bog Day 2021: Taking Action for Peatlands 19th July 2021         On the 25th of July, the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are celebrating International Bog Day 2021 by hosting an event from 2-5pm, … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Unique & Diverse Peatland Biodiversity on National Biodiversity Week 2021

Press Release Celebrating the Unique & Diverse Biodiversity of Peatlands on National Biodiversity Week 2021 14.5.21  The Irish Peatland Conservation Council in partnership with the Irish Environmental Network are delighted to celebrate National Biodiversity Week 2021 with you – virtually.  … Continue reading

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