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bog

A quagmire covered with grasses, wet, spongy ground; a small marsh or plant community on moist, acidic peat.

bog

an area of peat formation, typically in upland situations, which supports an extremely OLIGOTROPHIC vegetation. See FEN.
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Sources said that health department had been receiving many complaints regarding the non-availability of BoG members at crucial times.
It follows sightings in the last week of a Whitetailed Eagle on a bog in Co Roscommon.
Media contacted Chairman OPF BoG, Barrister Amjad Malik through Whatsapp but he did not respond despite waiting for hours.
cycle as per the instructions of the BoG before delegation of powers to the IMC.
Hundreds travelled to the Waen Rhydd bog to give it a go and to watch the swampy shennanigans.
While this cranberry bog is obviously a replica, Carr herself is the real deal: a sixth-generation grower from Massachusetts whose forbearers in the 1930s helped to spearhead the formation of Ocean Spray.
Bog Myrtle is a small flowering shrub that can grow up to two meters tall.
The damage has also caused a decline in rare bog wildlife which is why Cors Caron was declared as a NNR and European Special Area of Conservation.
He was introduced to the bog more than 50 years ago by his grandparents and later by his aunt and he cherishes the treasure contained in the brown land banks of the quiet Co Galway countryside.
Although Bog can be unsympathetic at times, he's never unlikeable.
3) Bridging the politically tumultuous period between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Irish history, The Snake's Pass serves as a novel where the Irish bog demonstrates the mythic and atavistic elements of rural Ireland, while also introducing questions of modernity in an increasingly industrialised era.
FLAPPING face down in a narrow channel of mud and water, hundreds of adventure-loving sportsmen and women descended on Mid Wales yesterday for the annual Bog Snorkelling Championships.