Carlow Drummin Bog Project receives an invitation to attend the President of Ireland’s Picnic for voluntary organisations

Local communities and volunteer organisations like the Community Wetlands Forum, with the support of other organisations, are voluntary stewards of our wetland resources. The model of community engagement adopted by the Forum promotes positive relationships, implementing local solutions and is a link between public authorities and individuals in the on-going sustainable management of natural heritage…

An Fraughan: Three Neighbouring Schools Exhibition Creates Buzz for Carlow’s Little Drummin Bog

At the opening of the An Fraughan 3-schools art exhibition on Thursday 6 June 2019 – a lovely sunny day, 128 children, parents, siblings,  just about managed to fit into the small local Drummin Hall. Drummin Bog, Carlow’s only raised bog (and the last remaining in the South East of Ireland) was truly celebrated from the creative efforts of children who live in the Drummin area of County Carlow, Ireland!

An Fraughan Art Exhibition for Drummin Bog: Drummond, Co. Carlow, Thurs 6 June 2019

The Drummin Bog Project is delighted to announce an exhibition to celebrate the work of the children from the national schools of  Drummond, Glynn and Newtown, Co. Carlow. The An Fraughan project, led by artist Jules Michael, supported by Cathy Fitzgerald, Annabel Konig and Emma McGrath, is a collaboration between the pupils of the schools, South Carlow artists and Drummin Bog, St. Mullins.

‘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.

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…

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.