Events

Events, Things To Do Kildare – Wildlife Watching, Bog Walks, Family Fun, Courses & Open Days

Take part in IPCC Events focusing on peatlands at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre and at various peatland reserves around Ireland. Welcome to Féile an Dúlra 2018Féile an Dúlra is supported by Kildare County Council under the Festival Grant Scheme.

You can follow us on Facebook for further information and photographs as the events take place.

Stamp Collecting for the IPCCJanuary: Stamp Collecting for IPCC. Happy New Year to All our Readers. Why not get the year off to a good start by sending IPCC your used stamps, postcards, coins and call cards. IPCC raise funds for the Save the Bogs Campaign from the sales of all of these collectible items. Further information here.

Life Cycle of the Common Frog (Rana temporaria)Hop To It National Frog Survey 2018. IPCC invite supporters to get out and about to search for frogs and frogspawn. Please join the Hop To It Frog Survey which has been on-going for 21 years. Send your records to us. Many thanks.

1st February 2018: St Bridget’s Day. St Bridget is a Patron Saint of Ireland and she Irish St Bridget's Cross made from Rushesfounded her monastery in Co. Kildare. As the Bog of Allen Nature Centre is located in Co. Kildare we are happy to show you how to make a traditional St Bridget’s Cross from rushes collected from fields on wet ground. Please follow this link to our video about how to make the cross or our worksheet if you prefer. Practice makes perfect!

2nd February 2018: World Wetlands Day. This special day for wetlands focuses this ramsar_logo_website_pageyear on urban wetlands. IPCC invite you to check out your local pond to see if the frogs have begun to spawn. Please send your records to IPCC via the Hop To It Frog Survey.

April: National Spring Clean. Details of IPCC’s event will be announced later in the year. Contact  bogs@ipcc.ie or call 045 860133.

earthdlogoSunday 22nd April: Earth Day. Details of IPCC’s event will be announced later in the year. Contact  bogs@ipcc.ie or call 045 860133.

explorebogbioMay: Biodiversity Week. Details of IPCC’s event will be announced later in the year. Contact  bogs@ipcc.ie or call 045 860133.

INT BOG DAYLast Sunday of July: International Bog Day. Details of IPCC’s event will be announced later in the year. Contact  bogs@ipcc.ie or call 045 860133.

August: Heritage Week. Details of IPCC’s events for heritage week will be announced later in the year. Contact  bogs@ipcc.ie or call 045 860133.

world-space-week-logo-202x300October: World Space Week. Details of IPCC’s event will be announced later in the year. Contact  bogs@ipcc.ie or call 045 860133.

imageNovember: National Science Week. Science Week is an annual national celebration of the life-changing and fascinating world of science.  Details of IPCC’s event for science week will be announced later in the year. Contact  bogs@ipcc.ie or call 045 860133.

Contact Us

The Irish Peatland Conservation Council can be contacted at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre, Lullymore, Rathangan, Co. Kildare, R51 V293, Ireland. Tel: +353-45-860133; Email: bogs@ipcc.ie

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