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# iwt - Sunday 23 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 23rd 2018, 4:30 PM 20,048 Views 22 Comments

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'
# Angel Shark
# Angel Shark

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

Feb 10th 2018, 10:30 AM 39,956 Views 10 Comments

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
# Electrocution
# Electrocution

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

Jan 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,611 Views 24 Comments

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
# Protected
# Protected

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

Oct 22nd 2017, 7:00 AM 43,568 Views 97 Comments

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
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

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

Sep 12th 2017, 9:32 AM 28,992 Views 51 Comments

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'
# Predators
# Predators

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

Aug 26th 2016, 8:00 PM 39,486 Views 63 Comments

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
# Kerry
# Kerry

Minister accused of being 'clueless' over wildfires

Apr 23rd 2015, 6:17 PM 13,859 Views 16 Comments

The Irish Wildlife Trust is not impressed with Heather Humphreys.

# iwt - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Have you seen this invasive ladybird?
# Wanted
# Wanted

Have you seen this invasive ladybird?

Aug 26th 2014, 9:02 AM 18,740 Views 17 Comments

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
# Hands Off
# Hands Off

You can look but not touch the... birds

Apr 30th 2013, 5:02 PM 8,702 Views 7 Comments

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
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

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

Mar 25th 2013, 8:33 PM 10,857 Views 188 Comments

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?
# Newts
# Newts

Have you seen this newt?

Feb 27th 2013, 6:15 AM 10,491 Views 25 Comments

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
# Bovine TB
# Bovine TB

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

Feb 2nd 2013, 8:15 AM 6,221 Views 20 Comments

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
# Fishing
# Fishing

Calls made to reverse over-fishing trends and ban trawling

Dec 19th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,527 Views 19 Comments

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