Generation Restoration Visits Hollywood Forest

Learning and sharing by walking through Hollywood Forest brings the story of a small, slow ecological art practice and the story of alternative more ecological continuous cover forestry practices alive. It’s also a privilege and much fun to share and answer the next generation of creatives’ questions about the emergent and fantastically rewarding art and…Read more Generation Restoration Visits Hollywood Forest

Creative Ireland 2-day event draws enthusiastic crowds & Minister for Carlow Bog Banner Project

Over the last 5 years I have been so very fortunate to contribute my knowledge of ecosocial art practice gained through my experience and doctoral research to Creative Drummin and work closely with community artist and painter Jules Michael. You may enjoy this photo post of how magical such practices can become when the creativity and enthusiasm of all welcomed. I have also summarised the 5 year history of Creative Drummin bog project on the ‘Creative Drummin About’ page on

PLEASE NOTE:Access to Drummin Bog is limited due to the sensitive nature of the habitat and its status as a wildlife reserve. Great precaution must be taken in visiting the bog due to its unmarked deep drains, and other hazards. It is therefore recommended people do not walk on the bog alone. Children must always be supervised and no dogs please as efforts are in place to encourage birds to return. Thank you for understanding. In time, a woodland walkway is envisaged. The Drummin Bog Project is in its very early stages.

On Friday and Saturday 15-16 Oct, school children, teenagers, teachers, and adults from Drummond and St Mullins areas, the BEAM Centre in Bagenalstown, and visitors from across Counties Carlow, Kilkenny and Laois, and Minister of State, Malcolm Noonan, were excited to engage with the early stages of Drummin Bog’s planned ecological and cultural restoration presented in Drummond…

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