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EIP-AGRI Burren Winterage Event

EIP-AGRI:  Lessons Learned Through Shared Experiences As part of the Burren Winterage Weekend the Burren Winterage School Event in conjunction with the National Rural Network (NRN) and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the [...]

EIP-AGRI Burren Winterage Event 2019-09-16T16:02:47+00:00

Basic Business Skills for Farming Families in the Burren

Venue: Michael Cusack Centre, Carron, Co Clare, V95 HPO8 Schedule The course will take place over 5 evenings in September/October.   This course will be given by Evelyn Cormican through  LEADER, in association with Clare [...]

Basic Business Skills for Farming Families in the Burren 2019-08-29T10:24:25+00:00

Burren Farmers travel to a different Burren…

  A group of Burren farmers recently made a trip north to visit their counterparts in the limestone region of south Fermanagh. The visit was funded by an EU Horizon 2020 project, HNV LINK, which [...]

Burren Farmers travel to a different Burren… 2019-04-01T13:53:37+00:00

Farming for Nature – public vote launched

Members of the public, and in particular the farming community, are being asked to vote for one of six shortlisted farmers as their top  pick for the 2018 National ‘Farming for Nature’ Award. The deadline [...]

Farming for Nature – public vote launched 2018-10-08T15:37:29+00:00

Portugese visit to boost innovation for sustainable agriculture

  Burren Learning landscape focus of Portuguese visit to boost innovation for sustainable agriculture A group of 20 farmers, researchers and Ministry of Agriculture officials from Portugal recently visited the Burren to experience the lessons [...]

Portugese visit to boost innovation for sustainable agriculture 2018-08-15T10:23:43+00:00

‘Farming for Nature’ – shaping a new narrative

A new initiative has been launched which aims to source, share and celebrate stories of farmers across Ireland who are considered to be managing their land and livestock in a way that benefits nature. The [...]

‘Farming for Nature’ – shaping a new narrative 2018-08-08T10:04:53+00:00

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 [...]

Prestigious nomination for Irish Nature Conservation project 2018-02-10T14:18:53+00:00

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 [...]

Conference live-streamed: Results-based payments for biodiversity achievements in agriculture 2018-02-10T14:18:53+00:00