If ever an island were misnamed it must be the small Cow island which lies 2.5km off Dursey Head on the Beara Peninsula.
Sun, 05 Jan, 2020
What did the Romans ever do for Ireland? Not a lot, it seems.
Mon, 06 May, 2019
The Dublin suburb of Dalkey is immortalised in the surrealist work of one of Ireland’s greatest writers, Flann O’Brien.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
The design brief was to reimagine and renew the public space at Fr Matthew and Morrison’s Quay — the historic centre of Cork, but also one of the most flood prone areas of the city.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
The wars of the rodents, like the Wars of the Roses, have been long drawn-out affairs. Nor do they show much sign of ending any time soon; a jihad against a newly arrived furry pest is underway in Cork, writes Richard Collins.
Mon, 29 May, 2017
The methane emissions problem remains as acute, according to Richard Collins, who wonders, which creatures can help?
Mon, 26 Dec, 2016
Wind farms out a sea are probably less harmful to wildlife than land-based ones.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
THE Twentieth Century fox moved to the city and is prospering. Now the 21st Century rabbit is following suit.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
Natalie Facetimed me the other day. No warning. Out of the blue.
Mon, 10 Nov, 2014
AT Dublin District Court, last week, a petrol station owner admitted to removing a gull’s nest and three eggs from the roof of his premises in Balbriggan.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013
EVERY animal group has its celebrity species.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2011
BOTOX offers the illusion of eternal youth. This dream substance, when injected under the skin, smoothes out wrinkles and forehead lines.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2009
DESPITE being one of Ireland’s smallest counties and overrun by people, Dublin is remarkably well endowed when it comes to wildlife.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2008
IRELAND has a new gannet colony; the first to be established since 1988.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2007
Joe O'Reilly has been found guilty of murdering his wife Rachel O'Reilly.
Sat, 21 Jul, 2007
THE FLORA and fauna of Lambay were surveyed in 1905 and 1906. About 90 species of plants and animals were added to the Irish list. Invertebrates, previously unknown to science, were discovered.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2006
Richard Collins finds an unlikely seabird on the Liffey.
Mon, 03 Jul, 2006
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