bogland


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bogland

(ˈbɒɡˌlænd)
n
an area of wetland, usually extensive
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Pilot Sharif Booz, his wife Margaret, who was from Newbridge, Co Kildare, their son Ayman and his friend Charlie Froud, both 14, died when the light aircraft crashed in remote bogland in the Wicklow mountains.
Although the programme pinpoints Aughnasheelin, a small bogland area in County Leitrim near the town of Ballinamore, as the likely final resting place of Shergar, Millar does not believe his bones will ever be found.
THIS is the eerie secluded coppice, a patchwork of bogland and thick brambles, where Frederick Dells buried his guns and ammunition, his son insists.
We saw acidic peaty bogland punctuated by weather-eroded rocks, stone-built folds and shelters for shepherds tending our sheep's ancestors centuries ago.
I walk him around far out toward the bogland, where Google shows so
Gaelic Irish, colonial, and Anglo-Irish literary engagements with bogland in Ireland appear to be well documented.
THE brother of a newlywed murdered and secretly buried by the IRA has expressed hope of finally finding his body ahead of fresh searches commencing in remote bogland in the Irish Republic yesterday.
The fire, which swept across a hectare of bogland, was reported at 5.20am and was finally out five hours later.
Edward Hirsch introduced "Bogland,'' about the "bottomless'' Irish soil, by recalling Heaney's claim that the poem's driving rhythm was inspired by the "unimpeded'' but perhaps less than mystical passage of his leg through his pants while he was getting dressed to go out one evening.
In Bogland (1969), he invoked the metaphor of the well-preserved bodies of people from the Iron Age, found in peat bogs in Ireland and Denmark.
A boardwalk made almost entirely from recycled bags and bottles has been installed above a rare bogland habitat in Scotland.