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Burren Winterage School 2020

October 21st - October 25th Online Presentations, Discussions, Farming for Nature Awards, Farm Walks and More www.burrenwinterage.com The Burren Winterage School , now in its 7th year, is an annual gathering of farmers, researchers, [...]

Burren Winterage School 2020 2020-10-13T11:31:01+01:00

Burrenbeo October Snapshot

Photo credit:  Winterage Cattle Drive 2017:  Martin Kiely 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 [...]

Burrenbeo October Snapshot 2020-09-30T17:13:53+01:00

Farming For Nature September & October 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the September-October edition of the Farming for Nature Newsletter.  This bimonthly publication contains news and upcoming events, offers helpful nature-friendly tips for your farm, and shares useful resources, including words of wisdom [...]

Farming For Nature September & October 2020 Newsletter 2020-09-22T13:10:09+01:00

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 video 2020-08-21T11:40:26+01:00

National Heritage Week 2020

Michael Lynch and Elaine Lynch - Online Zoom Presentation Wednesday, August 19th at 8pm Michael Lynch is the Field Monument Advisor for Co. Clare and he has been working in archaeology in the Burren [...]

National Heritage Week 2020 2020-08-06T15:56:52+01:00

Welcome to the July & August Farming for Nature Newsletter

Welcome to the July-August edition of the Farming for Nature Newsletter. This bimonthly publication contains news and upcoming events, offers helpful nature-friendly tips for your farm, and shares useful resources, including words of wisdom [...]

Welcome to the July & August Farming for Nature Newsletter 2020-07-14T17:04:36+01:00

Teagasc Environment Newsletters featuring EIPs

See below links to recent features on EIPs (European Innovation Partnership) in Teagasc publications: Teagasc Environment Newsletter June 2020 featuring the BRIDE EIP Teagasc Environment Newsletter April 2020 featureing Caomhnú Árann EIP [...]

Teagasc Environment Newsletters featuring EIPs 2020-06-23T15:47:24+01:00

Teagasc PhD Walsh Scholarship Opportunity

Optimisation of upland/lowland resources within farming systems to deliver a range of ecosystem services across multifunctional agricultural landscapes Ref Walsh Scholarship Number 2020005 The Walsh Scholarships Programme is Teagasc's postgraduate development programme, with some 140 students [...]

Teagasc PhD Walsh Scholarship Opportunity 2020-05-28T16:29:30+01:00

Farming for Nature – the role of results based payments

A new book is available online entitled Farming for Nature – the role of results-based payments. This book has been edited by Eileen O’Rourke and John A. Finn. Contributors of this book include Brendan [...]

Farming for Nature – the role of results based payments 2020-04-23T15:56:12+01:00

Pearl Mussel Project News: Issue 1

The Pearl Mussel Project have produced a short farm newsletter with information on some of the latest developments within the programme. We hope to produce further issues of Pearl Mussel Project News during the [...]

Pearl Mussel Project News: Issue 1 2020-03-30T12:10:02+01:00