A massive congratulations to the farming for conservation Burren Programme who won the prestigious EU Green Award for the whole of Europe for their work in nature and biodiversity last night. There were 4300 projects in total to select from and they won!! This was the only Irish project that was shortlisted. Judges cited this […]
We’ve had a really busy few months on the education side of things working in variety of different settings with young people from the area (and further afield!).
In order to celebrate the annual arrival of the Burren’s world famous wildflowers Burrenbeo Trust organised the Burren in Bloom festival running from the 19th May to the 4th June, with 13 separate events over the first weekend. Although it is still running over the next few weeks we wanted to take this opportunity to […]
Bookings are filling up!! Teacher Training Summer Courses 2017 Áitbheo Trainers: Using your local place as a teaching resource WHEN: 3rd-7th July or 17th – 21st July 2017, Kinvara & the Burren The objective of this course is to provide primary schoolteachers, other educators, and people with an interest in their local place and community with […]
The annual arrival of the Burren’s world famous wildflowers is truly spectacular – the Burrenbeo Trust’s Burren in Bloom festival is a celebration of this, opening the magic of this landscape to all. Running from 19th May to the 4th June with the majority of events from the 19th-21st May, Burren in Bloom 2017 will […]
How do we develop our sense of place? What are the potential implications of disconnection from place? Are there ways that local place and community resources can be incorporated into education and learning?
The annual arrival of the Burren’s world famous wildflowers is truly spectacular – the Burrenbeo Trust’s Burren in Bloom festival is a celebration of this, opening the magic of this landscape to all. The draft programme for this event is now ready to see so you can plan your early summer in the Burren! Running […]
Happy 8th Birthday to Burrenbeo Trust!!! On the 8th December 2008, Burrenbeo Trust was launched by international conservationist David Bellamy in a celebration with hundreds of people in attendance. We are thrilled with what we have achieved so far with many more good things still to come. If you would like to see some pretty […]
Fingers crossed for our most dedicated volunteer Richie Jones who has been shortlisted for the national Volunteer of the Year award in the wildlife category. Richie has an outstanding BCV attendance of 74 events in the last 6 years and has been a dedicated member of the BCV committee since it was established. Not only […]
This October Bank Holiday weekend why not join some of the farmer custodians of the landscape as they share the secrets of their hills? For hundreds of years, Burren farmers have marked the end of summer by herding their cattle up onto winter pastures in the limestone uplands, in the tradition known as winterage and […]