Irish Wildlife Trust: Conserving Ireland’s Wildlife and Habitats

The Irish Wildlife TrustThe Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) is a nationwide Non Government Organisation (NGO) that focuses on raising awareness and promoting understanding of Ireand’s wildlife and habitats and their conservation.

Founded in 1979 as a charitable conservation body, the IWT is a nationwide organisation with branches in Dubling, Limerick, Waterford and Cork.

The main thrust of the organisation’s work centres around the themes of Wildlife Education, Wildlife Awareness, and Campaigning and Lobbying on willdlife and habitat related issues both nationally and internationally.

You can find more information on the activities of the IWT, how to join, and much more on the website. You’ll also find a very active IWT page on Facebook.

About Calvin Jones

Calvin Jones is a freelance writer, author, birder and lifelong wildlife enthusiast. He is founder and managing editor of He is also the tour leader and wildlife guide on our West Cork based Discover Wildlife tours.
Calvin is also co-author of bestselling digital marketing titles and offers digital business consulting services and training through Digital Marketing Success


  1. Hugh Doyle says:

    Black bush GC dunshaughlin 8th hole noticed little salamanders in green side pond. Is this unusual. Hugh Doyle

  2. mary sullivan says:

    Have had at least 4 lizards at my back door. Usually arrive at night when it’s raining. This is over the last 4 weeks.

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