Archive for the 'Nature/Wildlife' Category

Alien Invaders Land In

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Thursday, 4 September 2008 – Accelerated global warming evidenced by record temperatures and rainfall levels is having a profound impact on Irish wildlife with increasing varieties and numbers of alien invaders landing on our shores, it has been claimed.

Emperor Dragonfly


’s Largest Bird Of Prey Centre Opens In Clare

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Friday, 27 June 2008 - Mr. Dick Warner, environmentalist, writer and broadcaster, today officially opened ’s largest public birds of prey centre.


Warning Issued Over Unauthorised Hedgecutting

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Friday, 13 June 2008 - The Clare Biodiversity Group has warned that the unauthorised cutting of hedges and clearing of vegetation across the county could lead to the destruction of important wildlife habitats.

Bat Boxes To Help Protect ’s Most Misunderstood Mammal

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Wednesday, 4 June 2008 – Significant steps are being taken in County Clare to help protect ’s most misunderstood mammal.


Minister Of State Killeen Seeks Drainage Works On Inagh River

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

27th March 2008 - Minister of State and Clare T.D., Mr. Tony Killeen has received confirmation from Clare County Council that maintenance work will shortly be carried out on the Inagh River.


Exciting New Initiatives Outlined For Burren In 2008

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

4th March 2008 - A number of initiatives aimed at delivering a coordinated approach to visitor management and environmental protection in the Burren will be unveiled over the coming months, the Burren Connect Project has announced.

New Quay, County Clare

New Quay, County Clare. Pic By John Kelly


Clare County Council Undertakes Review Of Beach Bye-Laws

Monday, January 28th, 2008

, 28th January 2008 – Members of the public in County Clare are to be consulted on a number of draft amendments to Beach Bye-Laws introduced by Clare County Council in 2006.


Funds To Help Protect Clare’s Biodiversity

Monday, January 28th, 2008

28th January 08 - Individuals, groups and organisations interested in undertaking works aimed at protecting Clare’s biodiversity are being invited to apply for funding under the Biodiversity Fund for 2008.



EUR25k Funding Boost For Animal Welfare Bodies In Clare

Friday, December 14th, 2007

14th December 2007 - Minister of State and Clare T.D., Mr. Tony Killeen has welcomed the announcement by the Department of Agriculture and Food that two animal welfare and care bodies in County Clare have received funding.


Education Programme Opens Up Wonders Of The Burren To Children

Monday, December 10th, 2007

County Clare/Galway, 10th December 2007 - The Burren Connect Project and Burrenbeo have launched an education programme aimed at opening up the Burren Region’s vast and varied heritage to primary school students.

The Burren
The Burren