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.

Drummin Bog celebrates World Wetlands 2020 Day

Drummin Bog, Carlow, would especially like to share this important new Irish guide ‘Communities Managing Local Wetlands and Peatlands in Ireland’ for the 2020 World Wetlands Day.

Leader funding to aid restoration of Carlow’s unique Drummin bog announced

The voluntary Carlow Drummin Bog Project committee are delighted to announce after several years work, they have secured LEADER funding to enable preliminary scientific investigation of Drummin Bog in South Carlow. LEADER funding will support the first stage of restoring the last remnant of raised bog, an important natural heritage site in the the South East of Ireland.

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…

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…