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Peatlands, people and politics

Take action for wetlands on World Wetlands Day 2024

PRESS RELEASE 26th January 2024 Take action for wetlands on World Wetlands Day 2024 Take action for wetlands on World Wetlands Day, 2nd February, by joining the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) for scrub management on Lodge Bog.  For those … Continue reading

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You are invited to Féile an Dúlra 2023

PRESS RELEASE You are invited to Féile an Dúlra 2023 5th May 2023 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council has launched its annual Féile an Dúlra for 2023, which runs from February to September. The festival kicked off on World Wetlands … Continue reading

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The Irish Peatland Conservation Council welcomes the publication of the Citizen’s Assembly Final Report on Biodiversity Loss

PRESS RELEASE The Irish Peatland Conservation Council welcomes the publication of the Citizen’s Assembly Final Report on Biodiversity Loss 14th April 2023   Ireland is the first country anywhere in the world to hold a National Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity … Continue reading

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IPCC are hopping you become a citizen scientist and join the Hop To It Frog Survey 2023

PRESS RELEASE IPCC are hopping you become a citizen scientist and join the Hop To It Frog Survey 2023 2.2.23 Each year the Irish Peatland Conservation Council co-ordinate the Hop To It Frog Survey, Ireland’s longest running Common Frog survey. … Continue reading

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A Year in Review: IPCC’s Action for Peatland Conservation

Press Release 20th December 2022 A Year in Review: IPCC’s Action for Peatland Conservation 2022 was the 40th anniversary since the Irish Peatland Conservation Council was established in 1982. Peatlands are part of Ireland’s cultural and natural heritage, offering our … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Heritage Week 2022 with IPCC

Press Release Celebrating National Heritage Week 2022 with IPCC 9th August 2022 Celebrate National Heritage Week with the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) by joining one of our events. National Heritage Week will be celebrated from the 13th to the … Continue reading

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Irish Peatland Conservation Council wins AXA Community Award

PRESS RELEASE Irish Peatland Conservation Council wins AXA Community Award   16th March 2022   The Irish Peatland Conservation Council, located at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre in Lullymore, Rathangan, County Kildare, is delighted to have been recently chosen … Continue reading

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The Irish Peatland Conservation Council giving a voice and taking action for peatlands since 1982

Press Release The Irish Peatland Conservation Council giving a voice and taking action for peatlands since 1982 10th March 2022 Following a debate on the future of Irish bogs organised by An Taisce and held in University College Dublin a … Continue reading

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Home Composting – Taking Action for Peatlands, Climate and Biodiversity?

  PRESS RELEASE Home Composting – Taking Action for Peatlands, Climate and Biodiversity? 4th February 2022 Terms including climate, peatlands, composting and biodiversity are now everyday. The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are seeking your help to better understand public perceptions … Continue reading

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Government peatland policy at odds as they give with one hand and take with the other

Press Release Government peatland policy at odds as they give with one hand and take with the other 19.1.2022 This week the Irish Government published the final report from the Peat Use in Horticulture Working Group, a report the Irish … Continue reading

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