Burrenbeo December 2021 & January 2022 Snapshot

According to pollen and archaeological records, the beautiful Pinus sylvestris, or Ireland's only native pine, once dominated the Burren landscape.  It now survives in a small isolated pocket in the Burren in what is [...]

Burrenbeo December 2021 & January 2022 Snapshot2021-12-06T15:11:54+00:00

Pearl Mussel Project News: Issue 4

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 42021-11-16T11:07:35+00:00

Burren Winterage School 2021

Burren Winterage School 2021 - Provisional Programme (for updates and more details, visit www.burrenwinterage.com) 20th - 24th October 2021 - Part of the Burren Winterage Weekend This year’s Burren Winterage School will be a [...]

Burren Winterage School 20212021-10-11T09:53:27+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

Questionnaire for Clare Farmers

The link below is to a questionnaire for Clare farmers.  The Questionnaire is asking farmers about their perspectives on farming representative organisations and the IFA.   It has been compiled by Gavin Moroney, a Masters [...]

Questionnaire for Clare Farmers2021-08-24T10:32:41+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

TB Eradication 2030: Useful links from DAFM regarding TB

TB is a major issue in the Burren. Here are some useful videos produced by DAFM which provide answers to some common questions around TB.   Simply click on the titles below to be brought [...]

TB Eradication 2030: Useful links from DAFM regarding TB2021-06-21T10:22:41+01:00

Press Release from Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine

Minister Hackett announces commencement of 2020 payments to Burren Programme farmers.  Minister also announces the results of an evaluation of Burren Programme. The Minister of State in the Department of Agriculture, Food and the [...]

Press Release from Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine2020-11-27T09:31:18+00:00

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
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