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  • VWT Newsletter – latest issue!

    30th November 2016

    2016 has been another busy and exciting year for the VWT. This issue of our newsletter includes highlights from the second phase of pine marten translocations and the 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium. Read More


  • The 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium

    3rd October 2016

    Read all about the 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium in our blog. The 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium was held at Ti Chulainn Community and Conference Centre on the 14th and 15th October Read More


  • ‘Go Wild in Galway 2016’

    20th May 2016

    Join us for ‘Go Wild in Galway’ where five wildlife charities have joined forces to bring awareness of wildlife to the citizens of Galway on Saturday May 21st in a free event to mark Biodiversity Read More


  • First blog of 2016 for VWT Ireland

    15th March 2016

    Welcome to the first blog of 2016 from The Vincent Wildlife Trust in Ireland, describing our work in conserving Ireland’s mammals in need, and what this entails on the ground. January dawned Read More


  • New study of VWT Irish bat box schemes available

    1st December 2015

    We have just completed a study of our Schwegler Irish bat box schemes that have been in place since 1999, thanks to a grant from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Read More


  • Blog update ‘Pine marten work in Ireland’

    30th April 2015

    It has been a year since the VWT and NUIG held a one-day meeting on the pine marten on May 1st 2014, so we thought it would be useful to take a Read More


  • Blog article ‘The Land of the Lesser Horseshoe Bat’

    18th March 2015

    What happens when Wales, Poland and Ireland get together? Well, it seems they discuss bats, a lot! Our latest blog article focuses on when The Vincent Wildlife Trust hosted the project team of Read More


  • Appointment of Projects Support Officer with the VWT in Ireland

    12th January 2015

    Ruth Hanniffy is the newly appointed Ireland Projects Support Officer with The Vincent Wildlife Trust. Originally from Co. Galway, she grew up beside the sea, with a love of all things marine. Ruth Read More


  • New blog article ‘Pygmy shrew under threat?’

    26th June 2014

    Is the pygmy shrew under threat from the greater white-toothed shrew in Ireland? In our latest blog Allan McDevitt, molecular ecologist, and Jon Yearsley, lecturer in ecological modelling, discuss the impacts of Read More


  • Pine marten symposium

    9th May 2014

    On May 1st we turned the spotlight on the pine marten with a special one-day symposium in the Ardilaun Hotel, Galway that was attended by seventy delegates. We organised this event with Dr Colin Lawton of the School Read More