Mooney Thursday 29 May 2014
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's Monday Quiz
You can enter our Monday quiz by emailing Mooney@rte.ie or text 51551 after 3PM to be in with a chance to play the quiz live on air.
This week we have a fantastic prize giveaway for a 2 night weekend stay in an Avon Ri Townhouse for 2 adults & 2 children sharing including Lunch or Dinner in the Lakeview Bar with Rooftop Terrace on 2 days/nights in Resort Clubhouse and half day activities (up to 3) on one day in the Avon Ri Adventure Centre.
If you want to find more information about Avon Ri Lakeshore Resort & Adventure Centre click here.
The Zipline overlooking the Blessington Lakes at the Avon Ri resort.
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.
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