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.

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…

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.

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.