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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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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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March Wildlife Watch – Shamrock

As we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on the 17th March here at home and abroad there is only one wildlife species that suits the celebrations best, the Shamrock (‘Seamróg’ in Irish).  The shamrock is known around the world as one … Continue reading

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March Wildlife Watch – Great Diving Beetle

Last weekend I visited the Natural History Museum in London and attended a wonderful talk on beetles entitled ‘Beetlemania’ held as part of the museums Nature Live talks in the Attenborough Studio.  Although going into the talk I did not … Continue reading

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January Wildlife Watch – Hare

The Irish hare (Giorra Éireannach) is a native mammal that is widespread in Ireland.  They can be found both in upland and lowland grassland, bogland or coastal habitats and even in urban environments such as retail/office spaces in located on … 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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Get your hands dirty and volunteer in 2015

PRESS RELEASE:  9th January 2015 Get your hands dirty and volunteer in 2015 The Bog of Allen Nature Centre in Lullymore, Co. Kildare is run by a charity, the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC).  The IPCC are always looking for volunteers … Continue reading

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Lullymore Bog gives up its Secrets

PRESS RELEASE: THURSDAY 4 DECEMBER 2014 Lullymore Bog gives up its Secrets An extraordinary abundance and richness of natural and cultural heritage has been identified in Lullymore in Co. Kildare. In just a relatively small area of 20,000ha studied,  49 wetlands, … Continue reading

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Biodiversity for Kids: BioBog

Press Release: For Immediate Publication 13th November 2013 Biodiversity for Kids: BioBog In the Bog of Allen Region of Kildare, a BioBog Education Programme focusing on biodiversity hot spots aims to raise awareness of wildlife and biodiversity for the benefit … 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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