Burren Wild Flower

Fauna & Flora

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 of parliamentary acts the tenant’s […]

Burren Wild Flower

Fauna & Flora 2

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 common mammals encountered in the […]