photo credit: Dr Charles Nelson some rights reserved. The Shannon At 370km long, the Shannon is Ireland’s longest river, connecting Ireland’s lakeland by flowing through and between 11 counties – Cavan, Leitrim, Longford, Roscommon, Westmeath, Offaly, Tipperary, Galway, Clare, Limerick and Kerry. This interactive Storymap by Stamen Design and with …

image given into the public domain by Wesley Johnston of irelandhistory.com AgMet AGMET was founded in Ireland in 1984, and has the full title of “Joint Working Group on Applied Agricultural Meteorology.” Agricultural StatisticsStatistics filed under Agriculture and Fishing – Statscentral.ie Burren Agriculture the fascinating cultural and natural heritage that …

image given into the public domain by Wesley Johnston of irelandhistory.com Irish Draught HorseThe Irish Draught horse is the national horse breed of Ireland which developed primarily for farm use. Today, they are especially popular for crossing with Thoroughbreds and warmbloods, producing the popular Irish Sport Horses (also called Irish …

photo credit: Ellen Munroe some rights reserved. AgMet -Joint Working Group on Applied Agricultural Meteorology AGMET was founded in Ireland in 1984, and has the full title of “Joint Working Group on Applied Agricultural Meteorology.” Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the subject. Currently members are drawn …

photo credit: Catherine Murray some rights reserved. A Register of Trees, Co. Cork 1790-1860 Until the mid-eighteenth century there was little incentive for a tenant to plant trees on his leased land for the trees were legally the property of the landlord. However, between 1721 and 1765 by a series …

photo credit: Catherine Murray some rights reserved. Burren FaunaThe fauna of the Burren is a frequently overlooked aspect of the area’s natural heritage, most of the attention having been focused on the area’s rich flora instead. Feral goats (Capra hircus), foxes (Vulpes vulpes), and hares (Lepus timidus) are the most …

Remote sensing as a tool for detection, quantification and evaluation of Submarine Groundwater Discharge (SGD) to Irish Coastal waters Jean Wilson, Carlos Rocha School of Natural Sciences, Centre for the Environment, Trinity College Dublin. Submarine Groundwater Discharge (SGD) is receiving considerable attention in the literature as a major pathway for …

Marine Traffic This is an international site, but find Ireland to track marine traffic around the Irish coast. It identifies each ship, trawler etc with a photo of the ship, in real time. – Marine Traffic Water Levels The waterlevel.ie website provides you with real-time access to data that has …