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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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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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Stepping Stones to a Greener Garden

PRESS RELEASE Date: 1st June 2017 Stepping Stones to a Greener Garden The Bog of Allen Nature Centre will be celebrating World Environment Day on June 6th and you are invited to come along between 10am-4pm and discover how you … Continue reading

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Learn the Essentials of Composting this Earth Day

PRESS RELEASE 19th April 2017 Learn the Essentials of Composting this Earth Day Join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre this Saturday 22nd April to celebrate Earth Day 2017.  Earth Day is an international celebration where … Continue reading

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Peat Free Wildlife Gardens Receive GIY Get Ireland Growing Award

Press Release: 7th April 2015 Peat Free wildlife Gardens Receive GIY Get Ireland Growing Award The Bog of Allen Nature Centre run by the Irish Peatland Conservation Council were delighted to be awarded funds to continue with the development of … Continue reading

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