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Burren Programme Tranche 3, final call for applications – closing date 17th November 2017

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced the opening of Tranche 3 of the Burren Programme for applications from interested farmers. Over 300 farmers were accepted into the Scheme under tranche [...]

Burrenbeo November 2017 Snapshot

The following is a brief overview of upcoming and recent Burrenbeo events. We also send a Burrenbeo Quarterly four times a year to just Burrenbeo members. To support our work please join us as a member.    Winterage [...]

Information Evening Sullivan’s Hotel, Gort, Wednesday October 25th 7.30pm

The upcoming Information Evening is an Agri focused event which will be held in Sullivan's Hotel, Gort, starting at 7.30pm.  Eveyone is welcome. Tea/coffee and finger food will be served. A number of suppliers will have [...]

Burren Winterage School 2017 Press Release October 18th 2017

New technologies for feeding and watering livestock on hill farms; the therapeutic use of farms to support vulnerable people (‘social farming’); agricultural policies which reward farmers for delivering environmental benefits: these are just some of [...]

Burren Winterage School – 26th – 29th October 2017

Community-inspired innovation for sustainable farming systems This year, the Burren Winterage School will be taking place in Ballyvaughan, starting on Thursday, 26th October at 7pm, with Aidan O'Driscroll, Secretary General of the Department of Agriculture, [...]

Do you want to be added to the Burren Programme’s Workers’ Database?

The Burren Programme workers' database file contains names and contact details for farm workers with a range of skills including scrub removal and stone wall repair.   If you would like to be included in [...]

Prestigious nomination for Irish Nature Conservation project

A Press Release from NPWS 3rd May 2017 Ireland’s BurrenLIFE project has been shortlisted as one of the top 5 Nature Conservation Projects in Europe over the past 25 years as part of a competition [...]

Conference live-streamed: Results-based payments for biodiversity achievements in agriculture

  30 March 2017, 9.30 - 17.30 European Economic and Social Committee, Bruxelles The conference will be live-streamed. Please feel free to link in on 30th March, by clicking on the link below: https://webcast.ec.europa.eu/results-based-agri-environment-schemes-rewarding-farmers-for-biodiversity-achievements The [...]

Tranche 2 applications for Burren Programme – Closing Date 25th October 2016!

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced the opening of Tranche 2 of the Burren Programme for applications from interested farmers. Over 200 farmers were accepted into the Scheme [...]

Burren Winterage School 2016

Working with Nature: a Farmer-centred Approach 27th-29th Oct 2016 Kilfenora, Co.Clare Following on from last year's very successful Burren Winterage School, this year's event promises to be a great few days of talks, workshops and [...]