Tag Archives: Bogs

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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IPCC revisit Coad Bog to discuss future plans with locals

PRESS RELEASE 28th June 2017 IPCC revisit Coad Bog to discuss future plans with locals The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are delighted to be revisiting Coad Bog, Co. Kerry for a Weekend Heritage Event on July 7th-8th. Thanks to funding … Continue reading

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IPCC celebrate 20th anniversary of the Hop to It Frog Survey on World Wetlands Day

PRESS RELEASE 27th January 2017 IPCC celebrate 20th anniversary of the Hop to It Frog Survey on World Wetlands Day Ireland’s wetlands provide homes for many of our frog populations so World Wetlands Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate … Continue reading

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Have your say in the future of Ireland’s Blanket Bogs

Have your say in the future of Ireland’s Blanket Bogs There is currently an alarming policy gap in relation to blanket bog habitat and biodiversity protection in Ireland. Much work has been done on raised bogs with the cessation of … Continue reading

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Kerry bog saved and fact finding expedition planned

PRESS RELEASE: 5th January 2016 Kerry Bog saved and fact finding expedition planned The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) is delighted to announce the acquisition of a new nature reserve in County Kerry. The 10 ha blanket bog site was … Continue reading

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

Press Release: 28th September 2015 World Animal Day Celebrates the “Big 4” at the Bog of Allen Join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council to as World Animal Day celebrates the “Big 4” at the Bog of Allen. The event takes … Continue reading

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Girley Bog, Co. Meath. Discover the Past, Build the Future

Girley Bog, Co. Meath. Discover the Past, Build the Future Press Release: 20th August 2015 On Sunday 30th August  between 2-5pm the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) invite you to celebrate Heritage Week with us on our raised bog nature reserve, Girley … Continue reading

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Top Attraction in Kildare restored and to be showcased during Heritage Week

Press Release: 17th August 2015: Top bog attraction in Kildare restored and to be showcased during Heritage Week The only part of the Bog of Allen protected in Kildare will be on show for Heritage Week 2015. With the support … Continue reading

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International Bog Day 2015 at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre

PRESS RELEASE   Issue Date:  16th July 2015   International Bog Day at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre Save the date and join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council for International Bog Day at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre from … Continue reading

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