Our Barn Owl nesting box has been installed on Drummin Bog! Read more about BirdWatch Ireland and community efforts to help this endangered red-listed bird species in South County Carlow as part of Creative Drummin – Druimín Cruthaitheach supported by Creative Ireland & Carlow Arts Office
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News of Carlow-led Gnáthóga Nádúrtha: (Natural Habitats) 3-county arts initiative
The Drummin Bog Project committee and Creative Drummin – Druimín Cruthaitheach would like to congratulate the Carlow Arts Office and Community Development Staff on the exciting news that €75, 000 is to be invested in a new creative initiative – Gnáthóga Nádúrtha: (Natural Habitats), as part of the 2022 Invitation to Collaboration Award from the…
Creative Ireland 2-day event draws enthusiastic crowds & Minister for Carlow Bog Banner Project
PLEASE NOTE: Access to Drummin Bog is limited due to the sensitive nature of the habitat and its status as a wildlife reserve. Great precaution must be taken in visiting the bog due to its unmarked deep drains, and other hazards. It is therefore recommended people do not walk on the bog alone. Children must…
The Drummin Bog: Banner Project (Phase 1) Schedule Announced- ALL WELCOME!
The Drummin Bog: Banner Project (Phase 1) Schedule Announced- ALL WELCOME to Drummond Hall, Drummond, Co. Carlow 15-16 Oct!
A talk and walk about the ecological botanical wonders of Carlow’s Drummin bog
As part of the upcoming Creative Drummin Bog programme this weekend, we are delighted that Dr Fiona MacGowan will be leading a walk on Drummin bog on Sat 16 Oct at 3pm (see the event schedule below) Fiona conducted the first 2020 ecological botanical survey of Drummin bog, the report you can read and download…
Make a spoon from Drummin Bog with woodwright Eoin Donnelly
We are thrilled and not surprised that the traditional wood spoon-making workshop with master woodwright Eoin Donnelly is booked out ahead of the events on Sat 16 Oct., 2021 at Drummond Hall, to celebrate the cultural and restoration activities for Drummin Bog – the last remaining area of raised bog in the SE of Ireland….
Creative Drummin – Save the Date!
SAVE THE DATES! CREATIVE DRUMMIN Banner Project (Phase 1) – an exhibition and schedule of supporting events – will be happening in Drummond Hall (beside Drummond Church, near St. Mullins, SouthCarlow) on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th October 2021 UCC/Wet Futures paleo-archaeologists Ben Gearey and Rosie Everett carried out peat and pollen surveys during July…
Get the Drummin Bog book for World Wetland Day and UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration
There is great excitement in the South Carlow national schools of St. Brendan’s, Drummond, Scoil Moling, Glynn and St. Michael’s, Newtown this week as the “An Fraughan” eBook is launched. The eBook commemorates the ecosocial art project also called “An Fraughan” that ran in the three schools in 2019. Funded by Creative Ireland with the…
VOTE for Drummin Bog: A LEADER funded project
Help raise the profile of the smallest raised #bog in the South East of Ireland – VOTE FOR THE DRUMMIN BOG VIDEO in the NATIONAL RURAL NETWORK competition that is Celebrating the Impact of #LEADER on Rural Communities in Ireland.
A further 2-year Creative Ireland programme for Carlow’s Drummin Bog announced on 50th anniversary of Earth Day
Update: The Drummin Bog Project committee are pleased to confirm a 2-year programme of creative projects to raise awareness of this unique wetland habitat will continue later in 2020 and into 2021. At present, the programme is temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 virus restrictions. Sadly, fire has also recently damaged part of Drummin Bog but fortunately…