1. How Ireland is abandoning its dirty fuel

    Raft Spider
    BBC- Future Planet
    3 December, 2020 Read Article

    Tina contributed two of her photos, 'Summer boglands boardwalk' and 'Raft spider' for a BBC Future Planet article. The article talks about how peat bogs have played a historic role in Ireland’s economy and culture, but this high-carbon fuel is in fast decline. How will Ireland’s peat-reliant regions adapt?

  2. Photographer Tina Claffey reveals magic of wetlands

    Frozen Sphagnum
    Wild for Life
    2 November, 2020 Read Article

    An article on Wild for Life, a UN Environment interactive map on peatlands, who did a feature on Tina's work. Where others see nuisance creatures and unusable land, photographer Tina Claffey sees magic.

  3. Autumnal Delights

    Life Encounters
    December, 2020 Read Article

    An article on Autumnal Delights. Autumn is an especially magical season, as the bogs, wetlands and eskers exhibit a wonderful display, a final eruption of colour before Winter sets in. The heather blooms into a sea of purple, while tiny Autumnal blooms appear providing much needed nectar in this late season, and are a godsend for the butterflies, hoverflies, bees & moths.

  4. How Abbeyleix raised its bog standards to the highest level

    Irish Times
    15 October, 2020 Read Article

    In 2000, the local community of Abbeyleix took control of the conservation of their boglands. Twenty years later, they are celebrating a remarkable environmental success. Photographs by Tina.

  5. Peat Anthology flip-book with Photography from Tina

    September, 2020 View Flip-book

    RE-PEAT are a youth-led group pushing for a rapid peatland reimagining. They curated a collaborated document that presented a wide range of stories from worldwide scientists, artists  and geologists voicing their concerns about the future of peatlands in Europe. This was sent to the Members of European Parliament (MEPs) before the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was finalised. 

    Tina contributed her images to this collaborative document, the 'Peat Anthology'

  6. Miniature Bog Life

    Live Encounters
    7 July, 2020 Read Article

    Julys edition of Live Encounters on-line magazine. 'Miniature Bog Life' featuring Photographs and an article by Tina.

  7. Preserving Peatlands for our past heritage and today's environment

    (Volume 6) 19 June, 2020 Download Magazine

    Tinas images are showcased to support an interview with the editor and Benjamin Gearey of WetFutures. 'Preserving Peatlands for our past heritage and today's environment'(Page 9 to 13)

  8. Worlds within Worlds by Tina Claffey

    Live Encounters
    6 June, 2020 Read Article

    Tina does a feature on Live Encounters on-line magazine, 'Worlds within Worlds ', a selection of Tinas photographs for the June edition.

  9. Zoom online Peat-Fest ReVeal with Tina

    Planet Earth
    31st May, 2020 Watch Video

    Planet Earth’s first 24hr online global Peat-Fest ReVeal with Tina Claffey. Watch the video from their online Peat-Fest ReVeal with Tina.

  10. Sphagnum Moss- The Bog Builder

    Live Encounters
    3 March, 2020 Read Article

    Tina does a feature on Live Encounters on-line magazine, 'Sphagnum Moss- The Bog Builder', writing about the importance of this moss in the bog.

  11. Ella McSweeney interviews Tina Claffey

    RTE Radio 1- CountryWide
    28 December, 2019 Listen to Interview

    Ella McSweeney from RTE Radio 1 joins Tina on a Winter walk through her local bog. Tina's interview starts at 13.00 minutes into the program.

  12. Spiders of the Bog

    Live Encounters
    02 December, 2019 Read Article

    Tina Claffey is an award winning nature photographer and author of ‘Tapestry of Light-Ireland’s bogs & wetlands as never seen before’ released in October 2017. For almost 10 years, she lived and worked in pristine wilderness areas in Botswana, and this experience awakened in her an appreciation of the natural world of Ireland.

  13. Irish Communities Are Reclaiming One of the World's Dirtiest Fuels

    24 October, 2019 Read Article

    The harvesting of peat has created jobs and heated homes across Ireland for centuries, but local environmentalists say it’s time to start treating the land differently.

  14. Close Up Photographer of the Year with Tina Claffey

    Frozen Sphagnum
    Close Up Photographer of the Year
    22 August, 2019 Read Article

    The flora and fauna of our bogs and wetlands are truly remarkable, as plants and their residents adapt to their waterlogged and mineral deficient conditions.

  15. The Carnivorous Sundew

    Marsh Marigold
    Live Encounters Online Magazine
    8 August, 2019 Read Article

    Feeling lost after returning from Africa to Birr in Ireland, nature and macro photographer Tina Claffey found solace in the bogs of the Midlands Region. This living carpet of spiders, mosses and newts provided plenty of opportunities for photography, and a chance to slow down and adapt to the pace of life around her.

  16. Treasures Of Our Bogs

    Raft Spider
    Live Encounters Online Magazine
    6 June, 2019 Read Article

    I am a nature photographer and author of ‘Tapestry of Light-Ireland’s bogs & wetlands as never seen before’ released in October 2017. For almost 10 years, I lived and worked in pristine wilderness areas in Botswana, and this experience awakened an appreciation of the natural world of Ireland.

  17. The Living Bog & Tapestry Of Light

    Frenzy Of Newts
    RTÉ Radio 1
    12 November, 2017 Listen to Podcast

    On the Derek Mooney show, Eanna Ni Lamhna speaks to John Feehan, geologist,about the importance of our living bogs, and to Tina Claffey about her new book of stunning photographs of Ireland's bogs, ‘Tapestry of Light’.

  18. Book of stunning images captures the magic of bogs

    Tapestry of Light
    Irish Examiner
    6 November, 2017 Read Article

    Donal Hickey write about Tina's book ‘Tapestry Of Light’ and how her photographs highlight the habitat value of raised bogs, their diversity of flora such as bog-rosemary, cranberries, lichens and sundews, and wildlife including butterflies, moths, dragonflies and frogs.

  19. From Dublin Bay to a tapestry of light: Nature books for Christmas

    Tapestry of Light
    Irish Times
    4 November, 2017 Read Article

    Michael Viney selects Tina"s book ‘Tapestry of Light’ as one of his Christmas book recomendations for wildlife writing and photography.

  20. More Than Just Turf

    Birch Shieldbug
    Irish Farmers Journal
    1 November, 2017 Read Article

    Tracey Donaghey talks about Tina's book of photography ‘Tapestry Of Light’, and how it opens our eyes to the beauty within our bogs.

  21. Tapestry of Light, by Tina Claffey

    Marsh Marigold
    John and Sally McKennas' Guides
    Read Article

    John & Sally McKenna's Guides, reviews Tina's book ‘Tapestry Of Light’, and taking joy in the beautiful bog creatures and flowers that will put every reader on the path of appreciating, and maintaining, them.