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# protected - 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 43,486 Views 97 Comments

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

# protected - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Sea salts that hail from Louth get EU 'protected status'
# Irish Food
# Irish Food

Sea salts that hail from Louth get EU 'protected status'

Sep 4th 2016, 7:15 AM 15,190 Views 13 Comments

Other protected Irish products include Imokilly Regato, Clare Island Salmon, and the Waterford Blaa.

# protected - Monday 22 August, 2016

Crocodiles let loose by vandals in Australian school
# Injured Crocs
# Injured Crocs

Crocodiles let loose by vandals in Australian school

Aug 22nd 2016, 4:30 PM 19,446 Views 11 Comments

The female crocodiles were injured in the incident and will most likely have to be euthanised.

# protected - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Rare white-tailed eagle chicks hatched in four Irish counties
# Protected
# Protected

Rare white-tailed eagle chicks hatched in four Irish counties

Jun 2nd 2015, 12:40 PM 12,620 Views 35 Comments

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

# protected - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Tourists keep taking stones from The Quiet Man cottage and this plan might stop them
# Cinema History
# Cinema History

Tourists keep taking stones from The Quiet Man cottage and this plan might stop them

Apr 19th 2015, 9:15 AM 21,339 Views 25 Comments

One campaigner said, “Sean and Mary Kate’s ‘wee humble cottage’ is finally going to get the chance it so richly deserves.”

# protected - Saturday 7 February, 2015

The disused quarry in Dublin might be turned into a waste storage facility
# Skerries
# Skerries

The disused quarry in Dublin might be turned into a waste storage facility

Feb 7th 2015, 8:15 AM 21,856 Views 55 Comments

There has been concern about the potential damage to wildlife in the area.

# protected - Friday 5 December, 2014

New policy to protect older people and disabled persons from sexual abuse released
# Abuse
# Abuse

New policy to protect older people and disabled persons from sexual abuse released

Dec 5th 2014, 4:02 PM 5,479 Views 10 Comments

This comes as part of a wider policy issued today by the HSE.

# protected - Monday 1 September, 2014

Child (8) killed in explosion at Paris building as death toll rises to six people
# Search
# Search

Child (8) killed in explosion at Paris building as death toll rises to six people

Sep 1st 2014, 7:25 AM 19,190 Views 8 Comments

The four-storey building is now the site of a search-and-rescue operation.

# protected - Monday 5 May, 2014

Licence to kill a pine marten granted despite protected status
# Licence To Kill
# Licence To Kill

Licence to kill a pine marten granted despite protected status

May 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 28,372 Views 82 Comments

Minister Jimmy Deenihan has noted there is a need for practical advice and guidelines for residents with pine marten problems.

# protected - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Column: Burning our bogs is like setting fire to our future
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Burning our bogs is like setting fire to our future

Jul 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,330 Views 237 Comments

There is an economic and social value in preserving our bogs. We need to forget our romantic ideas turf fires and preserve our heritage, writes Kieran McNally.

# protected - Saturday 8 June, 2013

This is the fantastical set built by Napster and Facebook billionaire for his wedding
# Lord Of The Woods
# Lord Of The Woods

This is the fantastical set built by Napster and Facebook billionaire for his wedding

Jun 8th 2013, 5:30 PM 25,491 Views 30 Comments

Pictures show the reconstruction of redwood forest area – created by Lord of the Rings set designer – which got him in trouble with state of California.

# protected - Monday 1 April, 2013

Calls for rural schools to be protected
# Education
# Education

Calls for rural schools to be protected

Apr 1st 2013, 3:13 PM 6,616 Views 33 Comments

The Green Party has called on the Education Minister to avoid implementing recommendations that may lead to the closure of rural schools.

# protected - Friday 28 December, 2012

100 million neon orange shellfish found in Scottish waters
# Marine Life
# Marine Life

100 million neon orange shellfish found in Scottish waters

Dec 28th 2012, 3:15 PM 12,590 Views 29 Comments

The newly-discovered colony may require protection.

# protected - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia
# Koalas
From The Daily Edge
# Koalas

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia

May 1st 2012, 2:40 PM 1,796 Views 3 Comments

Environment minister says koala populations are threatened by loss of habitat, urban expansion, dogs and disease.

# protected - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Agreement reached over controversial turf cutting
# Bogs
# Bogs

Agreement reached over controversial turf cutting

Jun 1st 2011, 9:10 PM 133 Views 0 Comments

# protected - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Compensation package for turf-cutters announced
Live Apr 13th 2011, 10:03 PM

Compensation package for turf-cutters announced