heritage bill, hedgecutting

Heritage Bill will be “devastating” for wildlife, Committee told

November 30th, 2017 Plans to extend the seasons for upland burning and hedge cutting under the much-debated Heritage Bill will have “devastating” consequences for our wildlife, a Committee hearing was told yesterday. The Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht met yesterday to discuss the Bill after it passed through the Dáil earlier this […]

Know your birdsong! Click through our quick guide to the calls of common Irish birds

This is the time of year birds are at their loudest. During this relatively brief window from early April until the end of May birds are on the move. The summer brings about an influx of birds from the south moving into Ireland. Here is a selection of common Irish birds along with the their own distinctive bird songs. Information for this article was provided by the Bird Watch Ireland website.