Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Last week, I wrote about the increasing destruction of habitats in marginal areas, where, in the cause of creating more grassland for more cattle to make more beef and now more milk — bedrock is smashed and removed and the land scraped of all the wild and hardy vegetation that has evolved there since the last Ice Age.
Mon, 13 Apr, 2015
Should a ferry ever be engulfed in flames off the Irish coastline with a threat to the lives of dozens of passengers and crew, those who may be involved in the emergency response have a flavour of what to expect following a major training exercise yesterday.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
ANNE Doyle is guest host for the Lighthouse Keepers’ Global Gathering, a three-day programme of lectures, fireworks and music, which kicks off today at Hook Lighthouse in Co Wexford. The former RTÉ newsreader has been enchanted with lighthouses since childhood.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2013