Mooney Friday 12 July 2013

Hornøya's Seabird Colony

From June 10th to July 12th, you can follow a live show from a bird cliff on an island called Hornøya, in the distant north-east of Norway.  About 100,000 sea birds are nesting in the steep mountainside at Hornøya, near Vardø in Finnmark.

 

 

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Mooney

Mooney

Shay Byrne with his unique mix of conversation, information, advice and entertainment

Mooney Goes Wild

Mooney Goes Wild

Our usual Friday Mooney Goes Wild with Shay presenting and Richard Collins & Eanna Ni Lamhna in studio. Dr Stephen Newton (LIS), head of Seabird Conservation with Birdwatch Ireland joins Shay live in studio to speak about a Little Tern Colony in Ireland.

 

The science of magic

The science of magic

Do you believe your eyes? Can you trust your senses? And is anything really as it seems? These are just some of the questions posed by ILLUSION: NOTHING IS AS IT SEEMS, the mind-bending new exhibition by Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, which opens to the public this Friday.

What: ILLUSION is a perception-shattering insight into the human mind, playfully combining the techniques used by magicians and explored by psychologists. Open six days per week throughout the summer, admission to ILLUSION is free.

Where: Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, Pearse Street.

When: July 12, 2013 - September 29, 2013

More information: http://www.sciencegallery.com/illusion

Tidal power

Tidal power

Alistair Borthwick, Professor of civil and environmental engineering at University in UCC has launched a report which may bring tidal energy closer to being used.

Terry Flanagan’s Report

Terry Flanagan’s Report

One of our listeners Marion rang into the show with a wildlife problem that she had. Terry Flanagan travelled to her house to investigate the problem in more detail.

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