Tag Archives: peatland restoration

Join IPCC as a Citizen Scientist and Assess the Habitat of the Large Heath Butterfly

Press Release 30th May 2019 Join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) as we celebrate World Environment on the 5th of June 2019.  It is the United Nations day that encourages people worldwide to take action and protect the environment.  … Continue reading

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Bogtastic wildlife year for Girley bog

PRESS RELEASE 7th November 2017 Bogtastic wildlife year for Girley bog The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are delighted to report a bogtastic wildlife year for Girley Bog in Co. Meath. Early in 2017 IPCC were awarded a funding from the … 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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Irish Peatland Conservationist wins international management award

Press Release: 15th June 2015 An international gathering of people involved in peat and peatlands this week announced the awards for young peatland scientists, managers and practitioners in the early stages of their careers. Tadhg Ó Corcora, Conservation Officer with … 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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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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Community-led Conservation of Girley Bog

PRESS RELEASE: 13th May 2013 Community-led Conservation of Girley Bog Work on the The Irish Peatland Conservation Council’s (IPCC) newest nature reserve is well underway this spring. With bogs in the spotlight more and more Girley Bog in County Meath is … Continue reading

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Restoring Live Raised Bog in Ireland

Press Release 24th September 2013 Restoring Live Raised Bogs in Ireland A ground breaking workshop has been developed to help in the restoration of the living plant skin onto bare peat areas of bogs in Ireland. The technique known as … Continue reading

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Understanding How Raised Bogs Work

Water, peat and plants; Understanding how raised bogs work PRESS RELEASE: 31st May 2013 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are delighted to announce that a new research project is underway to help develop an understanding of how raised bogs … Continue reading

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