Mooney Monday 24 June 2013

This year's Dawn Chorus programme took place on Sunday, May 6th 2018, and was a roaring success!  All India Radio producer Monika Gulati sent us a pic of herself sporting our Dawn Chorus beanie!!

May Events

Well whilst our Dawn Chorus programme may have finished for another year, throughout May, events are still taking place around the country to celebrate the beautiful birdsong that our feathered friends provide.  For more information on these events, and on the annual Burren In Bloom festival that takes place from May 18th - 20th, visit our events listings page!  And if you have an event you'd like to let our listeners know about, e-mail mooney@rte.ie.

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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.

On Mooney today....

On Mooney today....

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

The blue tits have fledged!!...over the weekend the little blue tits left the nest, Jim Wilson will chat to Derek about the weekends events in nestwatch 2013. Love Locks on the Ha'Penny Bridge, Brenda as been into Dublin City centre to take a look at and see if it is purely a romantic gesture or is it just damaging the bridge and Mooneys Monday Quiz.

The Blue Tits Have Fledged

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictures Courtsey of Eilis O Mara

 

Panto Summer Camp

Panto Summer Camp

Alan Hughes who plays Sammy Sausages in the Tivioli Theatre and Karl Brodrick are running a Panto Summer camp in the Trvioli Theatre. For more information www.panto.ie or call the Tivioli box office ph: 01 454 4472

Ha'Penny Bridge Love Locks

 Katherine and Pete from the Isle of Wight locking their lock.

 

 The Locks on the Ha'Penny Bridge

 

Brenda bumps into the cast of Shout the Musical on the Ha'Penny Bridge

 

 

 

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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