Ireland’s Wildlife Calendar: Summer

Summer in Ireland means long days, with sunny periods (sometimes quite lengthy ones) interspersed with showers and longer bouts of rain. Temperatures begin to rise in early summer, and the Irish countryside comes alive with a kaleidoscope of colourful wildflowers and the industrious hum of pollinating insects. It’s a fantastic time of year… and there’s […]

IWT Irish Wildlife Photography Awards Calendar out now

The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) has launched an Irish Wildlife Calendar featuring shortlisted entries for this year’s Irish Wildlife Photography Award. The overall winner of the award will be announced in December… but the Irish Wildlife Photography Award Calendar is available now from the IWT for just €10. It will make a great stocking filler for the […]

Unseasonal shenanigans

This column was first published in the Weekend Magazine of the Irish Independent on Saturday 04 February 2012. One of the things I like most about living in Ireland is the changing seasons. The tropics are over rated. Don’t get me wrong, a bit of predictable sunshine now and again certainly wouldn’t go amiss, but […]

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