Ireland is a small island surrounded by water. Not many Irish people appreciate that simple fact. It has a huge … Continue reading World Ocean Day, 8th June 2017
how will plastic be cleaned from our seas and land?
Continue reading Plastic everywhere – the Wild Atlantic Way
Discover Ireland’s smallest whale in Clew Bay Continue reading Harbour Porpoise in Clew Bay 2017
While fishing with some French visitors from Arles, they caught the first herring I have seen in Clew Bay. Known … Continue reading Herring arrive in Clew Bay
Last Sunday on my way home I noticed a dark shape on a rock, suspecting an otter. Getting closer I realized it was an otter asleep on a reef. Clew Bay is a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) where the management objective is to restore the favorable conservation condition of otters. Potential threats to otters in Clew Bay include disturbance from hum an activities from pot fishing, loss of habitat and lethal roadkill. Continue reading Otter asleep