Farmers, wildlife, freak-outs and facts

Georgia O’Sullivan examines the most common complaints from farmers about Ireland’s endangered wildlife, the damage these complaints do to conservation efforts, and the hard evidence from published studies about the impact of different wild species on livestock


Wildlife conservation in Ireland has had a number of success stories to celebrate in recent years. Birds of prey such as the white-tailed sea eagle are breeding down in Killarney National Park after being reintroduced. This past week it was