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#IWT

# iwt - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Wildlife group's complaint over destruction of woodland 'disingenuous' claims Department

The IWT says the public has been left with a smaller and biologically poorer National Park.

# iwt - Saturday 10 February, 2018

This shark hasn't been seen off Ireland for three years. It's one of 48 species on a proposed 'protected list'

The Angel Shark was targeting in sport angling competitions during the 60s and 70s and hasn’t been seen since 2015.

# iwt - Monday 15 January, 2018

'It doesn't give the fish a chance': Irish MEPs urged to vote against electric pulse fishing

The practice involves dragging an electrified net across the sea floor, stunning all of the marine life in its path.

# iwt - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Westmeath councillor wants to take pine martens off the protected species list

Fine Gael councillor Tom Farrell wants a controlled cull in the numbers of pine martens to be done.

# iwt - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

A complaint has been made to Europe about Ireland's failure to protect wildlife

The Irish Wildlife Trust has reported 97 illegal wildfires to the European Commission.

# iwt - Friday 26 August, 2016

Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible'

Farmers have raised concerns about the growing population of these small mammals in Ireland.

# iwt - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Minister accused of being 'clueless' over wildfires

The Irish Wildlife Trust is not impressed with Heather Humphreys.

# iwt - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Have you seen this invasive ladybird?

If you see one, snap a picture and send it to the Irish Wildlife Trust for their records.

# iwt - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

You can look but not touch the... birds

Photographers and children are among the worst offenders says the Irish Wildlife Trust.

# iwt - Monday 25 March, 2013

Irish Wildlife Trust calls on public to help change animal welfare bill

TDs Maureen O’Sullivan and Clare Daly plan to propose the removal of exemptions for fox hunting and hare coursing.

# iwt - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Have you seen this newt?

The Irish Wildlife Trust is asking the public to keep an eye out for one of our few native amphibian species at local ponds.

# iwt - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Government strategy will lead to more badger killings - Irish Wildlife Trust

The Irish Wildlife Trust believes that the ‘Food Harvest 2020 Plan’ will lead to an increase in bovine TB which will, in turn, lead to more healthy badgers being culled.

# iwt - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Calls made to reverse over-fishing trends and ban trawling

European Fish Ministers are due to meet this week for the annual distribution of fishing quotas.