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The Burren Winterage School, October 27th – 29th 2016

The annual Burren Winterage Weekend festival will take place this year from October 27th - 30th. This unique celebration of pastoral farming and its rich legacy of natural and cultural heritage will feature the winterage [...]

The Burren Winterage School, October 27th – 29th 2016 2018-02-10T14:18:53+00:00

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

RBAPS Results-based Agri-enviroment Pilot Scheme – Newsletter

What is RBAPS?  Results-based agri-environment payment schemes are schemes where farmers and land managers receive payments for delivering a specific environmental result or outcome. These results-based approaches offer farmers the flexibility to use their knowledge [...]

RBAPS Results-based Agri-enviroment Pilot Scheme – Newsletter 2016-03-24T16:02:38+00:00

National Economic and Social Council publishes research paper on the Burren Life Programme

Farmers Work to Resolve Environmental Challenges in the Burren The Burren is a unique area in North Clare, known for its abundant biodiversity and rich heritage. It provides the context for a fascinating account [...]

National Economic and Social Council publishes research paper on the Burren Life Programme 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

Walk to retrace Prince Charles’ Burren ramble.

The Clare Herald. 23rd June 2015. Tourists will this weekend be able to walk in the footsteps of Prince Charles, who made a historic a visit to County Clare last month. Prince Charles fulfilled a [...]

Walk to retrace Prince Charles’ Burren ramble. 2018-02-10T14:18:54+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