Over the next few weeks, hedgehogs will be awakening from their winter slumbers. The prickly porkers have slept, tucked up in nests of leaves and grass, since October or November, relying on their heating fuel, brown body-fat, for sustenance, writes
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018
Government Minister Deenihan is to be commended on his recent decision toprotect the remnant of our native Red Deer herds in Co. Kerry, but at the same time he ignored the plight of our non-native Red species, whose numbers are at critically low levels because of commercial exploitation.
Mon, 12 Nov, 2012
IRELAND’S appalling record on safeguarding endangered wildlife species has come into the spotlight again, with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reminding us that key habitats requiring special attention are being neglected by the present government.
Sat, 11 Oct, 2008
EATING OWL flesh will help a child’s whooping cough and owl’s eyes contain a cure for blindness, or so the piseogs claim. According to the ancient Doctrine of Signatures, an animal’s special attributes indicate the medicinal benefits its flesh has to offer.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2007