The South Wexford Coast is a natural heritage coastline. Located in ‘the Model County’ in the sunny south-east corner of the island of Ireland, the south coast of County Wexford is one of Ireland’s special places. It is special because this lovely…

Jim Hurley describes the outstanding features of Tacumshin Lake, its natural beauty its biodiversity in an interview with James L. Smith of Ports, Past and Present.

Jim Hurley describes the outstanding features of the Saltee Islands, their natural beauty their biodiversity in an interview with James L. Smith of Ports, Past and Present.

Jim Hurley describes the outstanding features of Lady's Island Lake, its natural beauty its biodiversity in an interview with James L. Smith of Ports, Past and Present.

Jim Hurley describes the outstanding features of the Keeragh Islands, their natural beauty and their biodiversity in an interview with James L. Smith of Ports, Past and Present.

Jim Hurley describes the outstanding features of Hook Head, its natural beauty and its biodiversity in an interview with James L. Smith of Ports, Past and Present.

Jim Hurley describes the outstanding features of Bannow Bay, its natural beauty and its biodiversity in an interview with James L. Smith of Ports, Past and Present.

In the school book for Wexford town, gathered by teacher Victoria M. Sherwood, we find this transcribed clipping from the Wexford Free Press paper, describing the origins of the magpie in Ireland: "It is said that the first magpies that came to…

The European stronghold of the Greenland white-fronted goose is Ireland, especially the Wexford Slobs. This is Europe’s rarest goose and the Slobs are its most important winter haunts. Today, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve hosts about two-thirds of…

We may associate seabirds with islands – puffins standing sentinel on ledges, guillemots in serried ranks on slim ledges – but this is only a temporary habitat. On land they are edgy, vulnerable to predation. These are, after all, sea birds and the…