Killarney

I’m making progress preparing draft map detail for a new Reeks map. Having laboured for several weeks earlier in the year on the housing, shopping and industrial estates of South…

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Rain Gauge

You may come across all sorts of odd things if you wander off the beaten track in the hills. This is a brass rain gauge, twin walled like a flask…

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Birch

You’ll often come across birch trees growing on the edge of bogs in upland areas. They are a colonising tree, one of the early trees to get established on cleared…

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Sitka Spruce

Sitka Spruce as a tree species gets a bad rap in Ireland. Making up c 45% of commercial plantations and grown sometimes as near monocultures – various labels are put…

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