Posts Tagged ‘Animals’

Ireland’s Wildlife Youngsters

℘℘℘ Ireland is fortunate enough to have a diverse range of wildlife that is consistently booming. Although, the past few weeks have been tough with one storm after another, Ireland’s Wildlife species are pushing through and sticking to their springtime schedules. Here’s a few of Irelands native wildlife youngsters to brighten up your day andRead more..

Sláinte! The Great October Fair

The Ballinasloe October Fair is one of the oldest fairs in Ireland. While now predominantly associated with horses, in its heyday it served as a market for the sale of cattle and sheep by the farmers of the west to their counterparts in the east of Ireland. ℘℘℘ An Irish adage advises: Go East for a woman; goRead more..

The Cry of the Curlew

Irish Plant and Animal Life Endangered ℘℘℘ One third of the species of Irish plant and animal wildlife are in danger of extinction, according to the Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT). On the endangered list are a large proportion of marine life, insects, and plants, including the alpine saxifrage (a perennial plant), the angel shark, birdsRead more..

Lassie Lands in Ireland

Shooting began in Ireland in May on the new Lassie film, which stars Peter O’Toole and Samantha Morton. The film, written and directed by Charles Sturridge, is based on Eric Knight’s 1938 novel Lassie Come Home and will film in Dublin, Wicklow and the Isle of Man. The story follows Lassie’s 500-mile adventure as sheRead more..