Tag Archives: Family Nature Activities

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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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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Biodiversity Celebrations at Girley Bog, Co. Meath 2015

Press Release: 13th may 2015 Experience practical bog conservation, Celebrate Biodiversity Week, the IPCC Girley Bog Biodiversity Event On Sunday 17th May between 2-5pm the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) invite you to celebrate Biodiversity Week with us on Girley Bog … Continue reading

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Kildare Launch of Biodiversity Week

Press Release 11th May 2015 Kildare Launch of Biodiversity Week 2015 at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre  With the support of Kildare County Council and the Irish Environmental Network the Bog of Allen Naure Centre in Lullymore will host … 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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March Wildlife Watch – Red Squirrel

Last year there was great excitement at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre as a new species to the area was identified, the Red Squirrel (Iora Rua).  Although the red squirrels do not hibernate they do become less active in … Continue reading

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February Wildlife Watch – Snowdrop

The start of Spring brings one of the first well known wild flowers to our communities, the Snowdrop (Plúirín sneachta). The arrival of the snowdrop is considered a sign that the worst of Winter is over.    Although the snowdrop escaped … Continue reading

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