Latest News

  • VWT Anniversary Book

    15th March 2017

    From Mallards to Martens is a celebration of the mammal conservation work carried out by the VWT over the last 40 years. The Trust was founded, funded and led by Vincent Weir Read More

  • Annual Review for 2015 published

    6th December 2016

    Our Annual Review for 2015 has now been published and is available to download from our resources here. This summary version of our Annual Report outlines the achievements of the Trust in Read More

  • 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 14 and 15 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 21 May in a free event to mark 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 1 May 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