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#NPWS

# npws - Monday 30 July, 2018

Eddie the Eagle found dead in Kerry after going missing earlier this year

It emerged that, following his discovery, he had been dead for around three months.

# npws - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron

The invasive plant is at the centre of a row between a voluntary body and a government department.

# npws - Monday 15 May, 2017

Public warned about large rat-like rodent that can 'cause a lot of damage' Coypu This post contains videos

Public warned about large rat-like rodent that can 'cause a lot of damage'

A coypu was recently spotted in Cork.

# npws - Monday 11 April, 2016

Peregrine falcon found dead at Dalkey Quarry

The quarry was the site of an attempted poisoning of some falcons in 2014.

# npws - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Rare white-tailed eagle chicks hatched in four Irish counties

It is hoped the eagle families will go on to form a viable population in Ireland.

# npws - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

This protected falcon had to be euthanised after being shot in Wexford

The National Parks and Wildlife Service said the deliberate killing of birds of prey seems to be on the rise.

# npws - Friday 11 July, 2014

Appeal issued over unauthorised bog cutting

Parks and Wildlife Service received reports of the cutting from locals in Counties Meath and Westmeath.

# npws - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Pine martens could be helping the red squirrel make a comeback, but we need “continued research”

The population of the invasive grey squirrel is continuing to grow in Ireland.

# npws - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Mystery in Kildare after discovery of 250 dead frogs

Samples have now been sent to a lab in the UK to examine the cause of the mass die-off.

# npws - Friday 31 January, 2014

Environmental groups want to know if Flatley has a licence for that horn of his

The rhino horn was stolen from the dancer’s house in Cork last week.

# npws - Friday 20 September, 2013

Appeal for information after poisoning of protected bird of prey in Wicklow Poisoned This post contains images

Appeal for information after poisoning of protected bird of prey in Wicklow

The National Parks and Wildlife Service said a poison used for the control of rats and mice was used with meat bait – a practice now banned mainly for the protection of birds of prey.

# npws - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Invasive species cost Ireland €261 million per year Nature This post contains images

Invasive species cost Ireland €261 million per year

A 2011 regulation bringing in a ban on keeping or trading the creatures is yet to be brought into effect.

# npws - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Baltimore whale dies RIP

Baltimore whale dies

The whale, which has been stuck at the west Cork harbour since Tuesday, took his last breath at about 11am.

# npws - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

‘A slow process’: nothing can be done for dying Baltimore whale

The whale was still breathing this morning but pools of blood have formed beside the pier.

# npws - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Two seals found shot at Tramore beach

The dying seals were found at the Waterford beach in the past two days.