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Boggers offset carbon footprints in restoration project

PRESS RELEASE 3rd October 2018 Boggers offset carbon footprints in restoration project Leading peatland conservation group restores to life 64m2 of cutover bog on Girley Bog Natural Heritage Area, Co. Meath Thanks to funding from the Heritage Council and 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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Practical raised bog conservation action at Girley Bog

PRESS RELEASE: 26th August 2014 Practical raised bog conservation action at Girley Bog On Sunday 31st August between 2-5pm the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC)  invite you to celebrate Heritage Week with us on our newest nature reserve Girley Bog Co. … 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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Giving Girley Bog, Co. Meath A Helping Hand

Press Release 18th October 2012 Giving Girley Bog, Co. Meath A Helping Hand 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 … Continue reading

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Sphagnum moss bog restoration comes to Roscommon

PRESS RELEASE 25th September 2012 Sphagnum moss bog restoration comes to Roscommon People interested in restoring raised bogs damaged by turf cutting and spreading are to be shown the latest technology of Sphagnum moss transplantation near Rooskey in Co. Roscommon. Dr … Continue reading

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New Technique will Help to Restore Damaged Raised Bog in Ireland

PRESS RELEASE 7th August 2012 New technique will help to restore damaged raised bog in Ireland Stakeholders in the management and conservation of Irish raised bogs are to meet this week at Clara Bog to see a new technique of … Continue reading

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Five Steps that have the Potential to Restore Living Bogs in Ireland

PRESS RELEASE 6th June 2012   Five Steps that have the potential to Restore Living 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 … Continue reading

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