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Mary Robinson To Launch Restored Midlands Bog Boardwalk

The amenity was originally opened by the former president in 1991.

Mary Robinson is launching a restored bog boardwalk in Offaly this evening.

Killaun Bogland Reserve was first opened by the former president back in 1991 but had since fallen into a state of disrepair.

The bog was donated to St. Brendan's Community School in Birr in the '90s and its students and staff have taken it upon themselves to give it a new lease of life.

Principal John Kennedy says the seven kilometre boardwalk and walk is already flourishing with flora and fauna:

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