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 2019Féile an Dúlra is supported by Kildare County Council under the Festival Grant Scheme 2019.

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Screen Shot 2019-01-09 at 16.34.0617th to 25th August: Heritage Week. Details of IPCC’s events at Lodge Bog, Lullymore West and Girley Bog to be announced on the theme of past times.


Screen Shot 2019-04-06 at 14.35.2018th August: Pulse of Nature Girley Bog. 
Join the IPCC from 2pm to 4.30pm for a wild safari where we discover  bog wildlife on Girley Bog. Meet at Causey farm for this family friendly event. Activities such as pond dipping and an amphibian search will be part of the event. Wear appropriate outdoor clothing and strong footwear. This event is kindly supported by the Meath County Council Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2019. Light refreshments available on the bog.

Screen Shot 2019-05-01 at 16.42.3025th August: Lullymore West Bog Butterfly Project.
Meeting at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre for a fun filled day from 2pm to 4.30pm as we walk to IPCC’s Butterfly Reserve, Lullymore West and discover the variety of Butterflies. This is an outdoor event, dress appropriately for the outdoors and wear strong footwear. This event is kindly supported by Kildare County Council Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2019. Refreshments will be provided.

Cullture night ipcc websiteFriday 20th September: Culture Night. Join Terry Moseley, Lifelong Astronomer, at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre as he explores the Sun – just an ordinary star, but that ordinariness is basically an unimaginably powerful giant nuclear furnace, on whose stability our future depends. This popular-level talk will look at some of the beautiful and spectacular events in nature which are associated with the Sun.  Event start time 7pm.  Light refreshments provided.  All welcome. Contact  bogs@ipcc.ie or call 045 860133.

World-Animal-Day-logo-final-1700-pixels-wideThursday 4th October: World Animal Day.  Support IPCC’s efforts to protect bog wildlife by adopting a bog species here. 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.

2020

Life Cycle of the Common Frog (Rana temporaria)2nd February 2020: World Wetlands Day. Launch of Hop To It National Frog Survey 2020. 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 22 years. Send your records to us. Many thanks.

Life Cycle of the Common Frog (Rana temporaria)20th March: International Frog Day. Hop To It National Frog Survey 2020. 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 22 years. Send your records to us. Many thanks for your help.

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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