All Blog Posts Tagged 'Wildlife' (5)

The Irishman, The Inca and The Jaguar

The Inca civilization arose from the highlands of Peru sometime in the early 13th century. Unfortunately, their last stronghold was conquered by the Spanish in 1572. From 1438 to 1533, they used a variety of methods that included conquest and peaceful assimilation to incorporate a large portion of western…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on August 16, 2015 at 9:30pm — 10 Comments


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Meet Sammy the Seal - Wicklow Town Legend!

Wicklow town has a cute celeb who we discovered on a walk-about in the town during our trip last week - Sammy is a young male seal who has been visiting the south quay of Wicklow town harbour since June 2013. Initially Sammy followed the local fishing boats into the harbour so he could feast on the throw offs from…

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Added by Totally Irish Gifts on August 12, 2015 at 6:00am — 7 Comments

Ireland's Surprising Wild West, Where Eagles Soar

There are many surprises to be found in Ireland's "Wild West," and one for me that was completely unexpected was to see eagles and other birds of prey flying above the countryside in County Sligo.

I happened upon Ireland's Raptor Research Centre after visiting the monument…

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Added by Michael Quane on May 28, 2015 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Birding Ireland

Did you know that Ireland is a fly through for millions of migrating birds en route to North Africa and other parts of the Middle East?

Spiral Journeys will…

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Added by Ann V Quinlan on July 27, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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