NATURE Storm Lorenzo and strong autumn winds blow nuts from trees, and wild creatures feast
Climate change isn’t a nice day in October
NATURE Biodiversity Officer Pat Fahy sets out some home truths about the climate emergency
Prize plums, vexed wasps and a brave burglar
NATURE John Shelley’s precious plum trees have been plundered, but who has the sweet tooth?
We’ve come a long way
NATURE Pat Fahy looks at the strides that Westport has made towards taking pride in its built and natural heritage
Where have all the ladybirds gone?
NATURE With ladybirds in decline, John Shelley hopes a makeshift winter home will help them – and other creatures too
Eleven years, and counting
NATURE It isn’t easy being green, but we really need to hop to it, writes Westport biodiversity officer Pat Fahy
A very surprising lake
NATURE John Shelley takes a trout-fishing trip to Bunaveela Lough, which proves eye-opening at every turn
Mixes, fixes and going native
NATURE Westport Biodiversity Officer Pat Fahy on the problem with wildflower mixes and the importance of encouraging native species
If Ethiopia can do it, why can’t we?
OUTDOOR LIVING While countries around the world take the climate emergency seriously, Ireland lags behind badly
NATURE Westports Meadows, the whys and the wherefores, by Westport Biodiversity Officer Pat Fahy
Get comfy, the Perseids are here
NATURE Louisburgh-based astronomer and artist Deirdre Kelleghan on the arrival of this year’s Perseid meteor shower