Kerry County Council is being asked to set out its policies for “emerging technologies” after it gave the go-ahead for a controversial battery storage plant near an electricity substation in Sliabh Luachra.
Sun, 26 May, 2019
A controversial wind farm proposal for turbines reaching 150 metres in height and 120-metre diameter blades in the heart of historic Sliabh Luachra area in Kerry has been granted permission by An Bord Pleanala.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2018
At one time, our rivers and streams had abundant eel stocks and, as boys, we can remember turning over stones in attempts to catch slippery eels, writes Donal Hickey.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
I’ve been fishing in the River Barrow recently and catching quite a lot of dace, writes Dick Warner.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
Munster Blackwater's otter population is in good health and it's a great start to the year, says Donal Hickey.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
I AM researching a project about Irish freshwater fish species. The other day I set off in search of dace. The dace has an interesting story in this country which is quoted in all the scientific papers and popular articles about them.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2016
Mon, 04 Jan, 2016
Sat, 02 Jan, 2016
One of the childish pleasures of boating on the inland waterways is throwing the crusts overboard after breakfast and watching the melee.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
Bold lettering on a quirky tee-shirt we saw a man wearing the other day declared that if you want to be happy for a day, get drunk, but if you want to be happy for life, take up fishing.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2015
A RIVER flowing through a town should, you might expect, be seen as an advantage — not only for its beauty and environmental value, but also for very practical reasons.
Mon, 05 May, 2014
Sun, 23 Mar, 2014
A STRANGE thing about otters is that, even though they can be found around many rivers and lakes, you don’t see them that often.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
THE solstice is a time to take stock and make new resolutions.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2011
IF present trends continue, there could be an extra million people living in Ireland by 2021.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2007
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