NEWS & EVENTS

Bealtaine festival Girley Bog Talk, Kells Library, 12th May 2015, 7pm.

An evening of learning about the flora and fauna of Girley Bog, illustrated with photographs and stories. The audience are invited to share their memories and stories of this unique place.

Hay Festival Kells, Girley Bog Walk, 26th June 2015, 10am.

Join us for a walk around Girley Bog, with representatives from Coillte, the Native Woodland Trust and the IPCC, discussing their conservation and restoration work. Maurice Eakin, NPWS will give a recital of Seamus Heaney's Bogland poem.

Boyne Valley Food Series Foraging Walk & Picnic, 15th August 2015, 10am

Join us on a foraging walk at Girley Bog and learn about edible plants, flowers and wild food. Includes a tasty foraged picnic.

A Bog's Life nominated to the Irish Blog Awards Long List (Eco/Green Category).

Testimonials

"I recently had a wonderful guided tour with Kate, as part of our walking group, the Slane Striders. We found it most enjoyable and informative. Kate's knowledge and presentation was easy to understand and ... More"

Patrick Sharpe, Slane Striders Walking Group

"I was very impressed with Kate’s pleasant personality, her enthusiasm and her deep knowledge about the flora and fauna of bogs and wildlife in general. Kate is an excellent communicator ... More"

Paddy Madden, Marino Institute of Education

Girley Bog Looped Walk

Discover the fascinating world of Irish bogs, and learn all about these unique wetland habitats... More

From the Bog Blog - Girley Bog Research

Help document the history of Girley Bog & contribute your wildlife observations and local lore to this project... More




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