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World Animal Day Celebrates “Big 4” in the Bog of Allen

PRESS RELEASE: 25th September 2014 World Animal Day celebrates “Big 4” in the Bog of Allen. These animals are the otter, fox, hare and badger. In Europe the otter is the most endangered of our “Big 4” due to loss of … Continue reading

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Practical raised bog conservation action at Girley Bog

PRESS RELEASE: 26th August 2014 Practical raised bog conservation action at Girley Bog On Sunday 31st August between 2-5pm the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC)  invite you to celebrate Heritage Week with us on our newest nature reserve Girley Bog Co. … Continue reading

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Loving the Nature and Culture of Lullymore

Press Release: 20th August 2014 The legendary Fionn Mac Cool and his band of Fianna had the Hill of Allen as their base for special training operations which they carried out in the Bog of Allen around them. This and … Continue reading

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Community-led Conservation of Girley Bog

PRESS RELEASE: 13th May 2013 Community-led Conservation of Girley Bog Work on the The Irish Peatland Conservation Council’s (IPCC) newest nature reserve is well underway this spring. With bogs in the spotlight more and more Girley Bog in County Meath is … Continue reading

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Seeing Biodiversity in the Bog of Allen

Press Release: For Immediate Publication 13th November 2013 Seeing Biodiversity in the Bog of Allen In the Bog of Allen Region of Kildare, a new nature trail amenity encompasssing three biodiversity hot spots aims to provide first hand experiences that … Continue reading

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Dutch Share 30 Years of Bog Memories for the Gathering Ireland 2013

PRESS RELEASE: 17th July 2013 The Gathering Ireland 2013 will bring together Dutch and Irish peatland conservationists at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre. On Sunday the 28th July from 12noon-5pm the Irish Peatland Conservation Council are hosting an international … Continue reading

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Love and Marriage Down the Bog

Press Release: 10th July 2013 Bog Memories – Love and Marriage down the Bog  Bog memories are being collected by the Irish Peatland Conservation Council as part of our work for the Gathering Ireland 2013. We are inviting members of the public … Continue reading

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Lullymore Island Loop Walk and Talk

PRESS RELEASE:  27th June 2013 Lullymore Island Loop Walk and Talk A new loop walk on Lullymore Island, Co. Kildare  is going to be presented during an Open Day of the Bog of Allen Nature Centre on Sunday 21st July 2013. Lullymore … Continue reading

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Peatland Educators to Meet in the Bog of Allen

Press Release 19th June 2013 Peatland Educators are to meet in the Bog of Allen Nature Centre Peatland Educators representing the network of 23 peatland sites open to the public around the country are to meet in the Bog of Allen … Continue reading

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Biodiversity Week at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre

PRESS RELEASE: 27th May 2013   Biodiversity Week at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre – a great success for wildlife From the 18th – 26th May Ireland celebrated National Biodiversity Week.   This week aimed to raise awareness for the many different … Continue reading

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