Who are the farmers who manage their land and livestock in a way that benefits nature?
Thu, 09 Aug, 2018
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Mon, 26 Oct, 2015
A scheme that has paid Burren farmers over €2.1m in the past five years to create the conditions for rare and wild flowers to prosper is set to be extended.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
A Burren expert has said he does not see the landscape being put forward by the Government to be included on Unesco’s World Heritage Site List “any time soon”.
Mon, 23 Sep, 2013
A government minister has endorsed the concept of farmers in the Burren being paid to create pristine conditions to allow rare and wild flowers grow in the area.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013
Seven hundred Burren farmers are seeking a multimillion-euro annual windfall to create a pristine environment containing rare and wild flowers.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2013
Electric Picnic is set to feature the Amnesty Stage for the first time, as well as the return of the Puball Gaeilge Irish language stage, it was announced today.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2012
A BURREN expert said yesterday he hopes securing a UNESCO-supported Global Geopark network designation for the unique landscape will lead to better protection of the area.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2011
AFTER two decades of reports from Government and various agencies on what direction the Burren area should take, locals are taking the future of the landmark into their own hands.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2011
DO you think you could pass for a Norman or a Roman from around 50BC and want to be part of a new €50 million movie starring Gérard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve?
Fri, 22 Jul, 2011
PAYMENTS totalling almost €300,000 have been approved for Burren farmers for producing rare and wild flowers as part of a new Government scheme.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2011
THE man putting in place a blueprint for the future conservation of the Burren has warned its people will never realise the full potential of the famed landmark unless they become far more proactive.
Fri, 25 Feb, 2011
TAXPAYERS are willing to pay farmers to maintain the landscape and biodiversity values of their farms in the Burren region of Co Clare, according to a new survey.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2009
IRELAND has a moral and legal obligation to protect the Burren’s wildlife habitats and biodiversity, Environment Minister John Gormley said yesterday.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2009
THE Burren is widely regarded as one of Europe’s most outstanding and distinctive landscapes, with a rich plant life and a cultural heritage stretching back 6,000 years.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2008
FARMING is set to play a key role in conserving the unique landscape, biodiversity and archaeology of the Burren in Co Clare for future generations.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2008
THE preservation of the Burren in Co Clare, one of the most important landscapes in Europe with a wealth of natural and cultural heritage, will be discussed at a three-day international conference in Ennistymon at the end of this month.
Thu, 14 Feb, 2008
Donal Hickey examines changes to the REPS scheme.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2008
A DEFINING moment is looming for the future of the Burren in Co Clare, one of the most important landscapes in Europe with a wealth of natural and cultural heritage.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
Ireland’s first-ever international summit on farming conservation will bid to save the future of unique ecosystems like the Burren, it was claimed today.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2008
AMAZING the conundrums the world of nature throws up. We have a situation in the Burren, Co Clare, where a campaign is underway to save a herd of Old Irish goats, while 12,000 miles away in New Zealand the conservation authorities are intent in wiping out another ancient breed of goats.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2008
Developing a unique brand of beef meat in the Burren region in Co Clare could save the future of farming in the area, it emerged today.
Sun, 05 Feb, 2006
Experts on gardening, archaeology, the Irish language and the arts are among those appointed to the Heritage Council today.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2005