Lisa Scarff has an eye for the wondrous nature that surrounds us and she captures it so well as Moze Jacobs finds out. “I have my camera with me at all times to record butterflies, moths, flowers, landscapes,” says Lisa. No better place than Sheep’s Head, overlooking Bantry Bay, where […]

by Nicholas Mitchell You may remember that our article in the February edition was about that being a good time to start listening to and learning the birdsong of our resident birds, such as Blackbird, Song Thrush, Great Tit and so on. If you have been out and about and […]

April has been a month focused on biodiversity, both with the launch of the Biodiversity Loss Report by the Citizens’ Assembly and with some recent trips across the vast constituency of Ireland South from Bray to the Blasket Islands. Having the ability to step out into nature this month and […]

An historic beech tree, that may be up to 250-years-old, was temporarily saved from felling by the Kinsale community in February of this year. The tree is a prominent feature on Compass Hill, that once belonged to an ancient forest of which there are only a handful of survivors remaining. […]