Throughout May, RTÉ is celebrating Ireland's wildlife with programmes and features across Television, Radio, Online and Mobile as part of the RTÉ Goes Wild season.

RTÉ Director-General Noel Curran said: "RTÉ, with its long-established track record in nature-themed programming, is excited and proud to spearhead a celebration of what is wonderful about Ireland's natural history, landscape and biodiversity.

"We hope that this campaign will prompt individuals and families across the country to appreciate some of what remains amazing and captivating about Ireland."

The nature-themed content on RTÉ One begins with Secrets of the Irish Landscape on Sunday May 5, with other highlights including RTÉ Goes Wild - Bioblitz Ireland, 2013; The Secret Life of the Shannon and nature-themed activities, special reports and competitions across tRTÉ and RTÉjr.

RTÉ Radio 1 will broadcast the Dawn Chorus through the night on Saturday May 4, live from Cushkinny Marsh Nature Reserve in Cobh, Co Cork, with Mooney Goes Wild airing on Fridays.

Other highlights include Nature on One, a 10-part radio documentary series with Emmy Award-winning wildlife cameraman and television presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson, and another chance to hear Shank's Mare, the RTÉ Radio 1 series presented by Ella McSweeney.

Archive footage and photographs will also be available on: and

For more details on all programmes and events, visit the RTÉ Goes Wild website here.