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Who do you think you are

Posted on: 13th February 2016

The Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership, with Pauline Loughran, ran two workshops in February for sixteen enthusiastic participants to develop knowledge, skills and understanding in how to trace family trees and find out who our ancestors are. Participants examined a Crossmaglen family from the 1790’s and used this to see how to join the dots with any family.

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Ring of Gullion secures additional funding to combat wildfires

Posted on: 8th February 2016

Durkan announces £125,600 boost for natural environment

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan today announced an additional £125,600 to protect our landscape, habitats and species.

Ten not for profit organisations and councils will share a slice of the Natural Environment Fund for varied projects ranging from raptor studies for our birds of prey to wildfire initiatives.

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Over 40 organisations unite for a brighter future for woods and trees

Posted on: 25th January 2016

The Woodland Trust is leading 47 cross-sector organisations* from across the UK in a call to celebrate, and secure the future of, our trees and woodland by creating a Charter for Trees, Woods and People. Our country’s woods and trees are facing unprecedented pressures from development, disease and climate change. They risk being neglected, undervalued and forgotten.

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Farmland Bird Count 2016- what will you find on your land?

Posted on: 22nd January 2016

The GWCT Big Farmland Bird Count 2016 is happening from the 6th to the 14th of February and the Ring of Gullion Team is delighted to support this fantastic initiative. The team is urging farmers and volunteers to take part. Farmers just need to spend 30 minutes on any one day between the 6th and 14th February recording the species and number of birds seen on one particular area of the farm.

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The World around Us in the Ring of Gullion Photography Exhibition

Posted on: 30th November 2015

The winners of the Ring of Gullion Photography Competition have being decided after a lot of deliberation by the judges! Newry Mourne and Down District Council and the Ring of Gullion AONB project are showcasing the excellent entries in the annual Photography Competition in Ti Chulainn Centre in Mullaghbawn until the 7th December.

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