Photographs kindly supplied by photographer Eamon Ward His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, in his first ever visit to the west of Ireland, spent the opening day of his historic visit exploring the [...]
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The Council of Europe’s EDPA award celebrates its 50th birthday in 2015. To acknowledge this important milestone, a number of events will take place this year in the Burren, Ireland’s only EDPA recipient. Download a [...]
There’s a very common notion, and a distinctly toxic one, that the relationship between farming and nature conservation in Ireland is necessarily and mutually destructive. Farmers destroy the environment, right? And conservationists would stop farmers [...]
Ireland’s BurrenLIFE project (LIFE04 NAT/IE/000125) has produced innovations in results-based approaches to agri-environment action that have been highlighted as good practice by EU rural development authorities. This accolade comes from the first phase of a [...]
A new series of videos on Results-based Agri-environment schemes across Europe has just been released and includes a case study on the BFCP.
On Friday September 13th 2013, Jimmy Deenihan, T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, accepted Ireland’s first ever ‘European Diploma of Protected Areas Award’ from the Council of Europe for the sustainable management [...]
New EU Publication on farming in N2000: Case Study on the Burren Farming for Natura 2000 Guidance on how to integrate Natura 2000 conservation objectives into farming practices, based on Member States good practice experiences [...]
The EU Member States represented on the LIFE Committee and the European Commission’s LIFE Nature Unit have announced the Best LIFE Nature Projects 2010. The 18 projects selected represent the most successful of the recently [...]
Michael Viney, long term columnist with the Irish Times wrote a wonderful article about farming for conservation in the Burren for the lates issue of Burren Insight 3. To purchase Burren Insight 3, contact firstname.lastname@example.org [...]