Creative Drummin Bog Committee members Jules Michael and Cathy Fitzgerald were recently invited by the Friends of Ardee Bog to attend an imaginative, creative 3-day Bog Cafe in Ardee Co. Louth. They received a warm welcome and the event strengthened connections between many groups and individuals dedicated to creatively contributing to wetland restoration across Ireland….
‘Slow time on the Bog’: painter Mairead Holohan celebrates Carlow’s Drummin Bog
On International Bog Day, the Drummin Bog Project is delighted to share that a 2022 ArtLinks bursary is enabling south Carlow-based painter Mairead Holohan research and create new work in response to Drummin Bog and the local area. #Ireland #wetlands #beauty #creativity #art #internationalbogday #iucnpeat
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!
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….
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.
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.
Celebrating Carlow’s Drummin Bog legacy landscape at VISUAL Carlow
On Saturday last, 2 Dec 2017 we were absolutely delighted as over 200 people came out to celebrate and support Drummin Bog at VISUAL, Carlow. The response to the artworks, the information desk and the event overall was absolutely wonderful, with people coming from Carlow town and county but also further afield from Dublin, Kildare, Laois and Wexford.