Tag Archives: Conservation

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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Peat Free is the Way to Go if Ireland is Serious about Tackling our Biodiversity and Climate Crisis

Press Release   Peat Free is the Way to Go if Ireland is Serious about Tackling our Biodiversity and Climate Crisis 6.12.21 In 2019 Ireland declared a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency and in July 2021 the President of Ireland signed … Continue reading

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IPCC Calls on Seanad Éireann to reject the proposed Horticultural (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021

PRESS RELEASE Irish Peatland Conservation Council Calls on Seanad Éireann to reject the proposed Horticultural (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021 26th November 2021 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are today calling on Seanad Éireann to reject the proposed Horticultural (Temporary Measures) … Continue reading

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Lunchtime with the Irish Peatland Conservation Council

PRESS RELEASE 8th April 2021 Lunchtime with the Irish Peatland Conservation Council   Grab a sandwich, salad or bowl of soup and join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council for a series of short virtual talks at lunchtime. In 2021 the … Continue reading

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Giving a Voice for Peatlands within the Use of Peat in Horticulture Working Group

Press Release Giving a Voice for Peatlands within the Use of Peat in Horticulture Working Group  4th March 2021 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council have campaigned for an end to the use of peat in horticulture for over 35 years … Continue reading

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IPCC Welcome the Imminent Publication of the 100th Irish Wildlife Manual

PRESS RELEASE IPCC Welcome the Imminent Publication of the 100th Irish Wildlife Manual – The Habitats of Cutover Raised Bog by National Parks & Wildlife Service Monday 27th July 2020 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) welcome the imminent publication … Continue reading

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Shocking degradation of Irish Peatlands needs Action Plan with Climate focus

Press Release issued for 8th July 2020 IPCC – Shocking degradation of Irish Peatlands needs Action Plan with Climate focus The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) are undertaking an independent review of the status of Irish peatlands to inform a Peatlands and Climate … Continue reading

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International Bog Day 2019: Peatlands Ireland’s Climate Change Heros

Press Release 14th July 2019 On Sunday the 28th July join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre between 1-5pm and celebrate Irish peatlands for their unique biodiversity and as one of Ireland’s climate … Continue reading

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IPCC Extend a Warm Welcome to HRH King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

Press Release 13th June 2019 As King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands begin their 3 Day State visit to Ireland Dr. Catherine O’Connell along with the staff and volunteers of the Irish Peatland Conservation would like to extend a … Continue reading

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