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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Drummin Bog Project joins the Friends of Ardee BOG CAFE
We are delighted to share that the Drummin Bog Project has been invited to participate in The BOG CAFE – a celebration of Ardee Bog and our precious Irish peatlands. An information stand about the Drummin Bog Project will be displayed on Saturday, September 24th – please do come and say hello. BOG CAFE: SCHEDULE…
Drummin Bog Project NPWS Peatlands Community Engagement Award work benefits nearby secondary schools
This is the second of two posts about how the 2021 NPWS Community Engagement Scheme Award extended activities to fulfil the aims of the Drummin Bog Project Last year, despite the challenges of the pandemic, Drummin Bog Project committee members, past Chair Martin Lyttle (a former geotechnical engineer) and Creative Drummin Engagement Artist, Jules Michael,…
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…
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…