Tag Archives: Family Nature Activities

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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Busy Start to Spring at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre

PRESS RELEASE: A Busy start to Spring at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre Friday 30th January 2015 February is the start of Spring and a busy time of year at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre.  Over the coming days … 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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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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World Animal Day Celebrates “Big 4” in the Bog of Allen

PRESS RELEASE: 25th September 2014 World Animal Day celebrates “Big 4” in the Bog of Allen. These animals are the otter, fox, hare and badger. In Europe the otter is the most endangered of our “Big 4” due to loss of … 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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Combining a passion for sport and wildlife at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre

Press Release 24th June 2014 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are pleased to announce the appointment of Miss Claire Sullivan in the role of Visitor Guide at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre. Claire is a native of  Killina, Carbury. Co. … 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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Otter and Red Squirrel Make a Comeback to Lullymore

PRESS RELEASE: 4th February 2014 Otter and Red Squirrel Make a Comeback to Lullymore The first month of 2014 was an exciting month for new wildlife records at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre in Lullymore when for the first time an otter and  a red squirrel were spotted in … 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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