PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL, THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Join us Sunday 14th August on Drummin Bog, South Carlow to celebrate the carbon date and wonderful age of Drummin Bog Sunday 14th August 2022 ALL WELCOME We’ll be hosting: • Peat core sampling demo • Talk with Mick…
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Our Barn Owl nesting box has been installed on Drummin Bog!
Our Barn Owl nesting box has been installed on Drummin Bog! Read more about BirdWatch Ireland and community efforts to help this endangered red-listed bird species in South County Carlow as part of Creative Drummin – Druimín Cruthaitheach supported by Creative Ireland & Carlow Arts Office
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….
Creative Drummin – Save the Date!
SAVE THE DATES! CREATIVE DRUMMIN Banner Project (Phase 1) – an exhibition and schedule of supporting events – will be happening in Drummond Hall (beside Drummond Church, near St. Mullins, SouthCarlow) on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th October 2021 UCC/Wet Futures paleo-archaeologists Ben Gearey and Rosie Everett carried out peat and pollen surveys during July…
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…
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…
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!