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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 establish monitoring scheme for endangered Large Heath bog butterfly

PRESS RELEASE 6th June 2017 IPCC establish monitoring scheme for endangered Large Heath bog butterfly The Large Heath Butterfly is not the most spectacular of our butterfly fauna, however it is a speceis that can tell us a lot about … Continue reading

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A call to action for blanket bogs

Press Release A call to action for blanket bogs 23rd March 2017 Ireland’s last great wilderness, the blanket bogs are in serious trouble. This is happening despite a good level of legal protection. The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are … 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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Irish Peatland Conservationist wins international management award

Press Release: 15th June 2015 An international gathering of people involved in peat and peatlands this week announced the awards for young peatland scientists, managers and practitioners in the early stages of their careers. Tadhg Ó Corcora, Conservation Officer with … Continue reading

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Bog of Allen Nature Centre to Celebrate World Environment Day on 5th June

Press Release 2nd June 2015 Bog of Allen Nature Centre to Celebrate World Environment Day on 5th June Join the IPCC in the wildlife gardens of the Bog of Allen Nature Centre this Friday 5th June from 10am-4pm and celebrate World Environment … Continue reading

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