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…

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…

Wexford and its slobs were walled off from the harbour and reclaimed from the sea in the 1840s, forming a polderland that has become a hotspot for biodiversity. The North Slob is now home to the Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, 200 hectares of flat…