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….
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‘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 Drummin news: Arts Council to Collaborate ‘Art in the Landscape’ Offaly and Mayo seminar
As Creative Drummin – Druimín Cruthaitheach, led by the Carlow Arts Office, and involving council staff, creative practitioners Jules Michael, Carole Nelson, cultural researchers and involving training from Cathy Fitzgerald’s Haumea Ecoversity – begins work on a new creative learning and community ecosocial engagement initiative funded by the Arts Council of Ireland Invitation to Collaboration…
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!
A talk and walk about the ecological botanical wonders of Carlow’s Drummin bog
As part of the upcoming Creative Drummin Bog programme this weekend, we are delighted that Dr Fiona MacGowan will be leading a walk on Drummin bog on Sat 16 Oct at 3pm (see the event schedule below) Fiona conducted the first 2020 ecological botanical survey of Drummin bog, the report you can read and download…
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….
Get the Drummin Bog book for World Wetland Day and UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration
There is great excitement in the South Carlow national schools of St. Brendan’s, Drummond, Scoil Moling, Glynn and St. Michael’s, Newtown this week as the “An Fraughan” eBook is launched. The eBook commemorates the ecosocial art project also called “An Fraughan” that ran in the three schools in 2019. Funded by Creative Ireland with the…
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.
A further 2-year Creative Ireland programme for Carlow’s Drummin Bog announced on 50th anniversary of Earth Day
Update: The Drummin Bog Project committee are pleased to confirm a 2-year programme of creative projects to raise awareness of this unique wetland habitat will continue later in 2020 and into 2021. At present, the programme is temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 virus restrictions. Sadly, fire has also recently damaged part of Drummin Bog but fortunately…