Vote for Ireland’s BurrenLIFE project

Date Released: Thursday, May 4, 2017

Ireland’s BurrenLIFE project has been shortlisted as one of the top 5 Nature Conservation Projects in Europe over the past 25 years as part of a competition celebrating the impact of the EU LIFE funding programme.  Over 4,300 LIFE projects across Europe have been supported through the LIFE fund since 1992 at a cost of over €3.4b. The BurrenLIFE is the only Irish project to make the shortlist. Judges cited the BurrenLIFE project for its ‘phenomenal impact on a unique landscape…this Irish project pioneered a novel approach to farming and conservation’.

There is a Facebook vote to select the top 2 projects and people are being asked to support BurrenLIFE project by ‘liking’ it on the link: Voting concludes on May 10th and the overall winners will be revealed in an Awards Ceremony to be held during the 2017 EU Green Week in Brussels, on May 30th