Tag Archives: Ireland

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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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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Restoration: Bringing the bogs back to life

PRESS RELEASE: 13th February 2015 Restoration: Bringing the bogs back to life  Intact bogs are living and breathing ecosystems and are fast becoming recognised as ‘Ireland’s rainforests’ locking up to 1,566 million tonnes of carbon when properly functioning. However once a bog … 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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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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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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Lullymore Island Loop Walk and Talk

PRESS RELEASE:  27th June 2013 Lullymore Island Loop Walk and Talk A new loop walk on Lullymore Island, Co. Kildare  is going to be presented during an Open Day of the Bog of Allen Nature Centre on Sunday 21st July 2013. Lullymore … 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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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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