Moyclare Bog Local and Community

This page belongs to the communities surrounding Moyclare Bog. Whether you are a local community group, heritage group, men’s shed, drama group, play group, school, or a sporting organisation, this section of the Living Bog site is for you.

Stories and history from the area is currently being compiled by our Public Awareness Manager, Ronan Casey. If you have any interesting stories, photos, information or anything concerning the bog and its environs, please email or call him on 076 1002627.

This is an area of Ireland where even the smallest local story or photograph could make a big impact. What may be ordinary to you, is extraordinary to others. What you might not think is interesting could be of huge value to someone else. Stories, such as those on our Carrowbehy and Killyconny pages, about the turf-cutting days, local folklore and local stories are needed to build up a truly national picture of our bogs.

If you have a community web presence, or newsletter or information sheet you’d like to see reach a wider audience, don’t hesitate to let Ronan know and it will go up on this site.

We will also link to interesting people and events in the areas surrounding this raised bog. We also wish to highlight the traditions associated with turf in this area. Whilst this project is about restoring a number of raised bogs, we want to celebrate everything to do with bogs, past present and future, so if you have stories and memories of days on the bog, please let us know and we’ll share them.