Tag Archives: Bogs

IPCC Extend a Warm Welcome to HRH King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

Press Release 13th June 2019 As King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands begin their 3 Day State visit to Ireland Dr. Catherine O’Connell along with the staff and volunteers of the Irish Peatland Conservation would like to extend a … Continue reading

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Found a Fascinating Frog? Time to Join the Hop To It Frog Survey 2019

Press Release 28th January 2019 On World Wetlands Day, 2nd February, the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are launching their 2019 Hop To It Frog Survey and this day also marks the beginning of Féile and Dúlra 2019, IPCC’s festival … Continue reading

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Bird survey highlights the importance of conserving Girley Bog

PRESS RELEASE 2nd October 2018 Bird survey highlights the importance of conserving Girley Bog A recent bird survey on Girley Bog NHA, Co. Meath reveals the importance of the site for Ireland’s breeding bird populations. 29 species of bird were … Continue reading

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Bogs a flutter for heritage week

15th August 2018 Bogs a flutter for heritage week The bogs of Meath and Kildare will be a flutter with activity during Heritage Week 2018. The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) will be connecting people with nature during their four … Continue reading

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Peat Crossing Borderlines – Sharing the Dutch-Irish Save the Bogs Story

PRESS RELEASE 25th July 2018 Peat Crossing Borderlines – Sharing the Dutch-Irish Save the Bogs Story Leading peatland conservation group to host ‘Peat Crossing Borderlines’ event to celebrate International Bog Day as part of European Year of Cultural Heritage. The … Continue reading

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Jewels of the boglands pageant during Biodiversity Week 2018

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release  17th May 2018 Jewels of the boglands pageant during Biodiversity Week 2018 Leading peatland conservation group to run a series of  public entertainment events focusing on the elaborate and colourful nature of Ireland’s bogs. The … Continue reading

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Conservation group to host event highlighting the plight of endangered Curlew

PRESS RELEASE 16th April 2018 Conservation group to host event highlighting the plight of endangered Curlew Leading peatland conservation group set to highlight the decline of endangered Curlew breeding on Irish bogs at Kildare event this weekend. The Irish Peatland … Continue reading

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A Frogging February

Press Release 1st February 2018 A Frogging February February is here and the sun is making its way higher in the sky with sunrise and sunset getting further apart everyday. This is also being heralded with a stir in one  … Continue reading

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Grazing donkeys help boost endangered butterfly populations on Kildare bog

PRESS RELEASE 18th October 2017 Grazing donkeys help boost endangered butterfly populations on Kildare bog The population of endangered Marsh Fritillary (Euphydyras aurinia) butterflies are at a record high on the Irish Peatland Conservation Council’s (IPCC) Lullymore West Bog Nature … Continue reading

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Big award winning bog network opens to the public

PRESS RELEASE 15th August 2017 Big award winning bog network opens to the public The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are delighted to have been awarded funding of €28,500 from the Heritage Council in 2017. The award is to restore … Continue reading

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