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.
Faced with the climate and biodiversity emergencies, the United Nations has declared 2021-2030 as the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The goal is to ramp up efforts to reverse centuries of damage to forests, wetlands and other ecosystems. Getting it right will be key to putting the planet back on a sustainable course. UN Decade…
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
View artworks online kindly donated to the Drummin Bog Project Fundraiser Art Event. Artworks on sale Sat 2 Dec, 2017, 5.30-7.30pm at VISUAL Carlow.
Get involved in raising awareness of Carlow’s unique natural heritage. As part of a fund-raising strategy, the Drummin Bog Project, of St. Mullins, South Carlow is running an art event fundraiser 2nd December 2017, in VISUAL, Co. Carlow.
Coinciding with International Wetlands Day on the 22 nd of Feb 2017 our committee is organising its first community workshop to to inform, generate interest and get feedback from the local community on the new South Carlow Drummin Bog Project.