Tormentil, or néalfheartach, (image above) is one of the most common flowers of the Burren with its simple, four-petalled yellow blooms. The Latin tormentil means ‘torment’ or the ‘pains of colic’ and, according to [...]
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Online Talk on the Excavation of a hut site at Lismoher, Co. Clare A Burrenbeo Trust and National Heritage Week Event Wednesday, 17th August, 7pm to 8pm REGISTER LINK As part of Heritage Week, [...]
Come along to the first event associated with the new 'Great irish Grasslands' project. For full information click here and register via the TicketTailor Event Link
Welcome to the July - August edition of the Farming For Nature Newsletter, containing news and upcoming events, helpful nature-friendly tips for your farm, and other useful resources - including words of wisdom from [...]
On Tuesday, in Dublin Castle, An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, announced that the new national agri-environment scheme, proposed as part of Ireland’s draft CAP Strategic [...]
Cat's paw image credit: Judith Vega Cat's paw/catluibh or Mountain Everlasting is one of the delights of the Burren and so called because of its white (male) or pink (female) flowers which resemble [...]
Why a Festival of Farmland Biodiversity? The National Biodiversity Data Centre is hosting a month-long (virtual) Festival of Farmland Biodiversity for May 2022. The Festival of Farmland Biodiversity will focus [...]
Welcome to the May - June edition of our Farming For Nature Newsletter. It’s a great time to be out and about in the countryside, currently brimming with energy and life. The dawn chorus [...]
The Pearl Mussel Project have produced a short farm newsletter with information on some of the latest developments within the programme. If you would like to submit an article, photograph or item for inclusion [...]
Volunteers wanted as part of a Research Study Volunteers wanted as part of a Research Study on Communication in Agriculture and Water Quality. See below poster for full details. Please contact Aoife Neville at [...]