Tag Archives: Visitors

Bread Baking in a Bastible on a Fire for Culture Night

Press Release 14th September 2015 Bread Baking in a Bastible on a Fire for Culture Night Culture Night will be celebrated across Co. Kildare on Friday 18th September. Between 5-8pm the Bog of Allen Nature Centre will be taking part … Continue reading

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Girley Bog Volunteer Day: Help IPCC bring a raised bog back to life

PRESS RELEASE: 22nd May 2015 Girley Bog Volunteer Day: Help IPCC bring a raised bog back to life The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are asking for your help to bring part of Girley Bog, Co. Meath back to life. This Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Opinion Survey on the Future of Girley Bog, Co. Meath Launched

PRESS RELEASE 7th May 2015 Opinion Survey on the Future of Girley Bog, Co. Meath Launched Today the Irish Peatland Conservation Council in liaison with partners in the Girley Bog Meitheal Team (see editors note 1) launched a nationwide survey seeking … 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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February Wildlife Watch – Badger

One of the many dangers to wildlife is traffic on our roads. This weeks species the Badger (Broc) I unfortunately saw as road kill along the R409 last week.  The badger is one of Ireland’s noctural mammals that emerge from … 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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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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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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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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Conserve Water, Save Money

PRESS RELEASE: 21st February 2014 Conserve Water, Save Money As water metres are being installed throughout County Kildare the Bog of Allen Nature Centre, Lullymore would like to share with  homes and businesses our top tips for conserving water.   The Bog of … Continue reading

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