National pilot ‘Heritage Keepers’ programme launched

Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Malcolm Noonan, joined Virginia Teehan, Chief Executive of The Heritage Council, Maria Walsh, Heritage in Schools Project Manager and Mary Dillon, Community Programmes Manager with Burrenbeo Trust to launch ‘Heritage Keepers’, a new pilot national Place Based Learning and Stewardship initiative.

Tributes paid to charity marathon runner Pat Bogue

Tributes have been paid to well-known agricultural and rural development research consultant and charity marathon runner Dr Pat Bogue.

Minister praises Burren Agri-tourism sector

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has praised the Burren Agritourism sector for a host of innovative food and farm initiatives which saw hundreds of visitor’s head to the Burren area this Bank holiday weekend.

Gallery: Burren Winterage Cattle Drive 2021

The Burren Winterage Cattle Drive 2021 took place on Sunday 24th Oct at Bouleevin, Boston in the Burren, Co Clare.

Burren Winterage Weekend returns

All roads lead to the Burren this October with the return of the Burren Winterage Weekend, an annual celebration of the ancient and unique practice of winter grazing in the Burren.

Burren Beo launches The Hare’s Corner

A new pilot project in Co. Clare to help landowners make a little more space for nature - by creating mini-woodlands, ponds, and orchards on their land.

McNamara backs review of Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme

Clare Independent TD Michael McNamara says the concession by senior Department of Agriculture officials that the Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme, announced by Government last week, is to be reviewed will come as a relief to many suckler farmers.

IFA leads Farm Safety Week 2021

Minister of State with special responsibility for Farm Safety at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Martin Heydon, TD, today added his support to Farm Safety Week 2021.

Innovation Arena Awards open for entries

Enterprise Ireland’s Innovation Arena Awards 2021, in partnership with the National Ploughing Association (NPA), are now open for entries.