‘An Fraughan’: Drummin Bog School Project begins

The Drummin Bog Project committee are delighted to announce news of The “An Fraughan”* (bilberry) project – a new collaboration between the children of the schools of St. Brendan’s, Drummond, Scoil Moling, Glynn and St. Michael’s, Newtown; with South Carlow artists Jules Michael, Annabel Konig and Cathy Fitzgerald.

Based on the Drummin Bog, the An Fraughan project is an eco-social-arts practice, because it connects a very special Carlow environment with its local community through inclusive, participatory arts activities.

Communicating sustainability through the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the Drummin Bog Project

The Drummin Bog is working towards a number of the Sustainable Development Goals

These are goals 3, 4, 11, 13, 14, 15, 17. See the details of each of these and other goals here. In the future, the Drummin Bog Project will use these logos to communicate our work to our local community in Drummin and the wider Carlow area. Of note, the Drummin Bog Project, while a modest endeavour, is tackling and trying to raise awareness some of the most critical UN Biosphere Goals.

Drummin Bog committee visits Girley Bog in County Meath

Following an invitation from our hosting a recent Community Wetlands Forum meeting, the committee of Drummin bog were  invited by the Girley Bog Mmeithal to learn about their community bog. It was a fact-finding day but social too as we started off with a picnic in the bog. It was a warm mild day with…

Drummin Bog hosts Irish Community Wetlands Forum Meeting 26 Sept 2018

The South Carlow Drummin Bog Project is getting substantial support from the Irish Community Wetlands Forum (CWF) – a umbrella organisation that includes 20 member organisations. The Community Wetlands Forum offers a ‘network for community wetland groups to share knowledge, ideas, research and best practice.’ The Drummin Bog committee was therefore delighted to host the…

Carlow Drummin Bog Project

The Carlow Drummin Bog Project committee are delighted to announce that the Drummin Bog Project is the County Carlow ‘Heritage’ Winner for the new National Lottery Good Causes Award 2018. The Carlow Drummin Bog Project is one of six category winners named from each county in the Republic of Ireland. Our project will now go…

Creative Ireland Carlow supports two Drummin Bog eco-social art projects

The Drummin Bog Project committee are delighted to announce that two proposals for the Drummin Bog Project are to be supported by Creative Ireland Carlow:
The Bog Rosemary and Fraughan Projects, listed, build on the initiative of the Drummin Bog Project that created a successful community Hidden | Reveal art event at Visual Carlow, December 2017.