Dr Tomas Buitendijk is a postdoctoral researcher in UCD’s School of Biology and Environmental Science working on the Ecostructure project. Tomas spoke to James L. Smith about the formation of the North Bull Island behind Dublin Bay's North Bull…

Stand on the Parrog at Goodwick when the tide is low and look across to the ferry terminal. Before you lies a large expanse of flat sand, firm to walk on, but with a myriad of ankle-deep puddles. On the far-side, below the steel gantry frame over…

The Great Provider Oh how I long to be with that man, digging for cockles on Sandymount Strand, He brought me everywhere on the cross bar of his bike, and explained everything in detail about the values of life. He was warm and gentle and also…

Named after the former landowner Nicholas Hobbs, Hobbs Point was built in the early 1830s to accommodate the mail and packet boats that ran between west Wales and Waterford in Ireland. This service began in 1750 and operated until 1966. The mail and…

Dr Moffett's work has been published widely in scientific journals, and he regularly holds tours and sessions in Fishguard with visitors of all ages. Here he outlines his work and the groundbreaking findings from research carried out on Fishguard's…