A young kestrel


Kestrels nest on sea cliffs such as Wicklow Head, as well as in a variety of buildings. This young bird was photographed by Paul Saunders near the Wicklow Head Lighthouse.

Heritage and Economic Growth

Heritage and Economic Growth

The Irish Times published an interesting and provocative editorial yesterday (Monday 23rd April). It posed the question of whether the current recession has been good or bad for the environment.

Images from Forest Ecology Research at UCC

Hen Harriers’ interaction with Wind Farms to be studied at UCC

A new study at University College Cork (UCC) will focus on Hen Harrier ecology and windfarm interactions in an Irish context.

Images from the cover of Heritage Ireland's strategic plan

IEEM in Public Plea to Minister over Heritage Council

Irish government urged to retain the Heritage Council in its present form and to resist pressure to absorb the Council into the Department later this year.