Festival of Farmland Biodiversity

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 [...]

Festival of Farmland Biodiversity2022-05-04T12:10:44+01:00

Welcome to May-June Farming For Nature Newsletter

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 [...]

Welcome to May-June Farming For Nature Newsletter2022-04-29T15:15:26+01:00

Burrenbeo May 2022 Snapshot

Gentians image credit: Karen van Dorp Spring gentian or ceadharlach Bealtaine is flowering throughout the Burren now, compelling walkers to stop in their tracks and admire its stunning blue petals. This alpine flower, [...]

Burrenbeo May 2022 Snapshot2022-04-28T16:34:05+01:00

Pearl Mussel Project News: Issue 5

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 [...]

Pearl Mussel Project News: Issue 52022-04-06T16:54:16+01:00

Volunteers wanted for Research Study

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 [...]

Volunteers wanted for Research Study2022-03-30T17:46:36+01:00

Burrenbeo Snapshot October 2021

The turning of Autumn to Winter is marked by one of the most significant events in the Burren's farming calendar.   This is the time when several hundred farmers each herd their cattle up onto [...]

Burrenbeo Snapshot October 20212021-09-30T14:46:53+01:00

Minister Pippa Hackett visits Burren Programme farms

We had a wonderful day on Monday, 23rd August, when Minister of State Pippa Hackett visited the Burren. Minister Hackett visited a number of Burren Programme farms where she received a very good overview [...]

Minister Pippa Hackett visits Burren Programme farms2021-09-09T15:32:08+01:00

Free online Virtual Tour of the Archaeology on a Burren Farm

led by Elaine & Michael Lynch A Burrenbeo Trust and National Heritage Week Event Wednesday, 18th August, 8pm Register here for the zoom webinar As part of Heritage Week, archaeologists Elaine and Michael Lynch [...]

Free online Virtual Tour of the Archaeology on a Burren Farm2021-08-11T12:41:32+01:00

The Practice of Burren Winterage: A short video

In this video, three Burren farmers tell us what the practice of Winterage means to them.  Winterage or herding cattle in the autumn from the lowlands up to the highlands for grazing over winter [...]

The Practice of Burren Winterage: A short video2020-08-21T11:40:26+01:00

National Heritage Week 2020

Michael Lynch and Elaine Lynch - Online Zoom Presentation Wednesday, August 19th at 8pm Michael Lynch is the Field Monument Advisor for Co. Clare and he has been working in archaeology in the Burren [...]

National Heritage Week 20202020-08-06T15:56:52+01:00
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