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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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Peatland Educators to Meet in the Bog of Allen

Press Release 19th June 2013 Peatland Educators are to meet in the Bog of Allen Nature Centre Peatland Educators representing the network of 23 peatland sites open to the public around the country are to meet in the Bog of Allen … Continue reading

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World Wetlands Day 2013

Celebrate World Wetlands Day 2013 by Visiting a Local Wetland Press Release 1st February 2013 World Wetlands Day takes place on the 2nd February each year (see Editor’s Note 1). The theme for 2013 is that  Wetlands Take Care of Water … Continue reading

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Things to Do Each Season

Top things to do in Spring See swallows hunting over the bog for insects Watch for frogs breeding in the ponds and lakes at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre Search for Bog Rosemary, the first of the heathers to … Continue reading

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IPCC Welcomes New Information Guide

PRESS RELEASE 8th June 2012 IPCC Welcomes New Information Guide The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are delighted to announce the appointment of our newest member of staff, Kate Macnamara. Kate is joining the IPCC team for the summer to welcome visitors … Continue reading

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