Recently I met an oyster farmer in Murrisk who grows pacific oysters. I asked if he saw any recent growth … Continue reading Spring bloom arrives in Clew Bay
A not so commonly seen animal in Ireland is the Common Lizard (Lacerta vivipara). I remember as a child … Continue reading A not so common Common Lizard
On Ireland’s west coast Viking raiders were known to raid monasteries on offshore islands (Skelligs, Inishmurray) and inland up rivers … Continue reading Vikings, longships and Clew Bay
It takes time and effort to learn what marine mammals are present off the Mayo coast. One collaborative effort involving … Continue reading Bottlenose dolphins in Mayo
The Grey Seal is also present in Clew Bay. Larger than the Common Seal they breed in October. Grey Seals … Continue reading Grey Seals in Clew Bay
One of the most interesting marine mammals in Clew Bay is the Common Seal. Clew Bay’s archipelago of islands hosts … Continue reading Common Seals in Clew Bay
January is the month of serial winter storms. Clew Bay’s inner islands protect the coast between Westport and Newport from … Continue reading 2018 Serial storms hit Clew Bay
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
Sunshine, wind and mackerel on the Wild Atlantic Charters in Clew Bay, County Mayo.
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how will plastic be cleaned from our seas and land?
Continue reading Plastic everywhere – the Wild Atlantic Way