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Visit to Burren by Commissioner Phil Hogan

On Monday, August 29th, we were delighted to host a visit from the European Commissioner for Agriculture, Phil Hogan.  Michael John Moroney pictured here telling the Commissioner what being part of the Burren Programme means [...]

Visit to Burren by Commissioner Phil Hogan 2018-02-10T14:18:54+00:00

Burren’s first conservation volunteering event: Working for Wellbeing of People and Places: Celebrating Active Conservation Volunteering

Burrenbeo Conservation Volunteers firmly believe in community-led conservation practices – training and upskilling on the conservation of the local built, natural and cultural heritage, connecting with others and sharing the work load.  This year the [...]

Burren’s first conservation volunteering event: Working for Wellbeing of People and Places: Celebrating Active Conservation Volunteering 2018-02-10T14:18:54+00:00

Burren Winterage School 2015

Burren Winterage School 2015 Supporting High Nature Value Farming in Europe 22nd-25th October 2015 Corofin, Co. Clare   Take a look at the Burren Winterage School Programme  for further details and the Burren Winterage Website for [...]

Burren Winterage School 2015 2016-01-21T16:53:30+00:00

BFCP Year 5 Summary Report

BFCP are pleased to report on another successful year of the pioneering programme for the Burren which saw 158 local farmers conduct conservation work on their farms, contributing to a positive impact on environmental health [...]

BFCP Year 5 Summary Report 2015-06-04T14:20:05+00:00

EU acknowledges BurrenLIFE good practice in results-based rural development

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 [...]

EU acknowledges BurrenLIFE good practice in results-based rural development 2018-02-10T14:18:54+00:00

Burren farmers receive almost 1m euro in payment for environmental outputs

The BFCP is a pioneering agri-environmental programme which aims to conserve and support the heritage, environment and communities of the Burren. Minister Coveney particularly praised ‘the crucial role of a number of stakeholders in the [...]

Burren farmers receive almost 1m euro in payment for environmental outputs 2015-05-14T12:44:24+00:00