The red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) is one of our most charismatic species, found in woodlands in many parts of Ireland and is an animal that warms the hearts of those lucky enough to observe it. In recent years the decline of the red squirrel has been associated with the spread of the introduced North American grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), although recent work by Emma … [Read more...] about The history of the Red Squirrel in Ireland
Wildlife Articles by Andrew Harrington
Andrew works on the Mammals in a Sustainable Environment Project, and is based at Waterford County Council. Andrew is a qualified secondary school science teacher, and is currently undertaking postgraduate research on bats at WIT. Andrew is interested in conservation, wildlife and GIS.