https://open.spotify.com/episode/7erJQOM0y6JXMQisVp9W0v?si=b69ac4b0748b4793 In this episode, once again, we’re going to talk about environmental education. Our guest is Mark Boyden, one of the founders of the Coomhola Salmon Trust. Mark was involved in producing native salmon stocking projects for rivers in the Irish South-West and in the efforts to reintroduce salmon to the great River Rhine. He … Continue reading Episode 110: StreamScapes with Mark Boyden
Episode 106: Irish Cave Bones with Ruth Carden
https://open.spotify.com/episode/5xrX8415NkeXqAIEIrRYnq?si=oZrYrdI3QQ6IJb7XIWjKIQ&dl_branch=1 Regular listeners have already heard that this episode was coming. And we’ve been planning it for a long time. Conflicting schedules, travel plans and life, in general, were always getting in the way. But boy, was it worth waiting for! https://youtu.be/ahwgb2-aEYU And so, we sat down for a chat with Dr Ruth Carden, a … Continue reading Episode 106: Irish Cave Bones with Ruth Carden
Episode 99: Hunting and Dog Training with Bertie Brosnan
https://open.spotify.com/episode/1kd3meFQzQA8iRe6p2oBzT?si=_Z8LZhbOSZyZKwfyq9CqQg&dl_branch=1 Bertie Brosnan is known to regular listeners from episode 51. It was an immensely interesting conversation about the fight against salmon poaching in the rivers of the Irish South-West. In this episode, Bertie is back to talk about his other passions: hunting and dog training. https://youtu.be/wtODtmcqWs0 During our conversation, Bertie gives a fascinating account … Continue reading Episode 99: Hunting and Dog Training with Bertie Brosnan
Episode 87: Irish Whale and Dolphin Group with Pádraig Whooley
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6jJ6wdvEk2gqVwLFxPGCJF?si=P3KugP5lTHuMD5KRxztmbA&dl_branch=1 I have wanted to record an episode about the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) and their work for quite a while now. Their excellent website, with a database where you can report sightings and strandings, was even mentioned in one of my vlogs. So today, it is my pleasure to bring you my … Continue reading Episode 87: Irish Whale and Dolphin Group with Pádraig Whooley
Scouting for a New Fishing Mark
https://youtu.be/S-JF8Mx1qD0 In this vlog I venture further away from my usual spots in an effort to identify some new and interesting fishing marks. What I’m going to be looking for are marks with access to deeper water. So, come along with me and let’s see what we can find!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsEr9DYZepg A vlogdown is a lockdown vlog. Just me with a camera enjoying the coast and bringing you some relaxing footage from the shore.
Episode 78: Human-Seal Conflict with Liam Flannery and Dan Brosnan
https://open.spotify.com/episode/2kSvtROZumyB80jG6LwMmE?si=vMOIsWLgQs-PVlA0esIEwg&dl_branch=1 In episode 72 we started a discussion about seals in Ireland. As you might remember, at the time, I said that we wouldn’t get into the subject of human-seal conflict in that episode, as this is a complex subject that requires its own discussion. Since then, I’ve wanted to cover it from all angles … Continue reading Episode 78: Human-Seal Conflict with Liam Flannery and Dan Brosnan
Red Deer Rut in Killarney National Park
https://youtu.be/jQcWrzddGTU In this instalment of Tommy’s Outdoors vlog I decided to grab a camera and go to the Killarney National Park to see if I could capture some roaring red deer stags on video.
Episode 54: The National Biodiversity Data Centre with Dave Wall
https://open.spotify.com/episode/5yzsS0JnemO50WaNeIXCES?si=Ynh3IH-KTCWV2DVTgmDjZg&dl_branch=1 Many of us outdoors people like to keep records of the animal and fish species we have encountered, caught or seen during our time in the outdoors. To keep those records we use spreadsheets, databases, dedicated apps and, perhaps, a pen and paper if you’re a little old-timey chap. As it turns out, there … Continue reading Episode 54: The National Biodiversity Data Centre with Dave Wall
Iveragh Learning Landscapes 2019
https://youtu.be/YOXgxei2Y0k Iveragh Learning Landscapes is a weekend of talks, walks and workshops focused on outdoor education, place-based learning and nature connection. This year it runs from Friday the 11th to Monday the 14th of October. Get the tickets here.Facebook page here.