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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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Join IPCC as a Citizen Scientist and Assess the Habitat of the Large Heath Butterfly

Press Release 30th May 2019 Join the Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) as we celebrate World Environment on the 5th of June 2019.  It is the United Nations day that encourages people worldwide to take action and protect the environment.  … Continue reading

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Bogtastic wildlife year for Girley bog

PRESS RELEASE 7th November 2017 Bogtastic wildlife year for Girley bog The Irish Peatland Conservation Council are delighted to report a bogtastic wildlife year for Girley Bog in Co. Meath. Early in 2017 IPCC were awarded a funding from 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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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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Busy Start to Spring at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre

PRESS RELEASE: A Busy start to Spring at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre Friday 30th January 2015 February is the start of Spring and a busy time of year at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre.  Over the coming days … Continue reading

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