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January Wildlife Watch – Earthworms

In winter when we think of wildlife often hibernation comes to mind.  However decomposers are active throughout the winter months.  Many decomposers are invertebrates (species without a backbone), they turn organic material such as autumn leaves or the waste in … Continue reading

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Feile an Dúlra at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre

Press Release: 16th January 2015 Feile an Dúlra at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre The annual Festival of Nature ‘Feile an Dúlra’ at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre is launched.  The festival runs throughout 2015 offering members of the public a … 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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Tracking Nature’s Calendar

Tracking Nature’s Calendar at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre Press Release: 15th April 2014 Tracking Nature’s Calendar brings rewards at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre. The longer days, higher temperatures and bright sunshine are all signs  to inform … Continue reading

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Ecohydrological Bog Management Demonstration on Lodge Bog

PRESS RELEASE:  8th August 2013 On Sunday the 18th August the Bog of Allen Nature centre will be celebrating National Heritage Week with a demonstration of the Ecohydrological Management work that is taking place on Lodge Bog.   There will be a … Continue reading

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Picture Gallery of 30th Jubilee of the Dutch Foundation for Conservation of Irish Bogs

On the 28th July 2013, members of the Dutch Foundation for Conservation of Irish Bogs joined IPCC at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre to celebrate their jubilee year. This special occasion saw a number of visitors arrive at the … 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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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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