Tuesday 19th February 2013

Dawn Chorus 2018

This year's Dawn Chorus programme will take place on Sunday, May 6th 2018, and will be broadcast from across Europe and beyond between midnight and 7am!  For more information, click here.

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Caring For Wild Animals

Please note that many species of mammals, birds, invertebrates etc... are protected under law and that, even with the best of intentions, only someone holding a relevant licence from the National Parks & Wildlife Service should attempt the care of these animals.  For full details, please click here to read the NPWS Checklist of protected & rare species in Ireland.  If you are concerned about a wild animal, please contact your local wildlife ranger - click here for details.

Events & Listings

Click here for a full list of events taking place around the country, and movies currently on release, which might be of interest to wildlife lovers!

Mooney

Mooney

Derek Mooney with his unique mix of conversation, information, advice and entertainment

MOONEY TUNES 8

MOONEY TUNES 8

The eighth concert in our hugely successful series of concerts entitled MOONEY TUNES will take place at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on the evening of Sunday, March 24.

Tickets will go on sale on Monday, February 25, from 3.oo p.m. and they are priced very reasonably, as always, between €14.50 and €39.50. They will be on sale through Ticketmaster, and there will be a booking fee added on.

HOWEVER, if you DON'T want to pay a booking fee, you can go down to the box office at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on Monday 25th, and buy your tickets directly from there.

ALSO, if you are going in a group of six or more, you can avoid a booking fee by ringing the group bookings line at the theatre. That number is 01-6777999.

Alternatively, if you don't live in Dublin, and can't get to the theatre, do get onto Ticketmaster as soon as possible after the tickets go on sale.

We anticipate a huge demand for these tickets, so please stay tuned for further details.

Cathy Kelly and Table Topics

Cathy Kelly and Table Topics

Author Cathy Kelly joins Derek to talk about her new book The Honey Queen and is the judge on today's Table Topics.  Listeners call in and speak on a topic for 90 seconds without stopping and Cathy will decide who is best.

Paul Gogarty

Paul Gogarty

Former Green Party TD Paul Gogarty joins Derek in studio to talk about his album His Sweet Surprise

Hedgerows: It is an offence to 'cut, grub, burn or otherwise destroy hedgerows on uncultivated land during the nesting season from 1 March to 31 August, subject to certain exceptions'. For more information, click here.

To contact your local wildlife ranger, click here for contact details. To read the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000, click here.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please DO NOT send any live, dead or skeletal remains of any creature whatsoever to Mooney Goes Wild.

If you find an injured animal or bird, please contact the National Parks & Wildlife Service on 1890 20 20 21, or BirdWatch Ireland, on 01 281-9878, or visit www.irishwildlifematters.ie

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