Flora and Fauna of West Cork


Wildflower Encounters (* = Slideshow)

The Darling Buds of March*

Wandering the Boreens*

The Rattlin’ Bog*

World Wetlands Day: A West Cork Bog Soak*

Fionnán: An Autumn Walk

Biodiversity Ballydehob

Quest for the Lone Whitethorn

Fierce Mild (Autumn flowers)

Why I Wildflower*

A Wildflower Year

Wildflowers of a West Cork June – a Musical Treat*

Miniature World (Plants of the bog)

Miniature World

Long Island Wildflowers – a Reconnaissance

Bluebell Time in West Cork

Wild Wall

Rainforest Path

April Flowers in the Magic Forest

“The Wildest and Richest Gardens” – West Cork Bog Soaks

The Lusty Month of May

A Wildflower Trail for West Cork

We Welcome the Hope That They Bring

Late Bloomers: Invasive, Naturalised and Native

Feed the Bugs

Foxglove Fever (June Wildflowers)

‘Twas Early Early All in the Spring (March Wildflowers)

All Around the Bloomin’ Heather

Close Reading (Flora)

Gorse, of Course

Mizen in Bloom

Re-wilding My One Acre

Lying In The Grass*

Weeds: A Matter of Perspective

One Acre

One Acre – One Year On

One Acre – Three Years On

One Acre – Four Years On

Observing and Recording

Ireland’s Changing Flora: A Vital Report

Rare Plants on the Mizen

Biodiversity Ballydehob

Become a Citizen Scientist!

Down By The Old Caol Stream


The Wild One

Our Roaringwater Moths

The Bunnies of Barley Cove

A Hare’s Tale

Finbarr the Pheasant

The Fortunes of the Hare

Chough Country

Spioróg, the Sparrowhawk

The Seven Whistlers (Curlews)

Bird Diary

Old Nog

The Barnacle Goose – and Other Wonders

Loon the Sentinel

A Charm of Goldfinches

A Chatter of Choughs


A Grand Soft Day

Two Hares

Making Friends

Shenanigans (Foxes)

Hares in Abundance