Irish Wildlife

There are many publications about the animals of Ireland. The staff of the Museum recommend the following books and web resources. For more specific information please also see the sections of this website dealing with each animal group.


ENFOLinks to external website a state website for information on the environment and wildlife

National Parks and Wildlife ServiceLinks to external website a state website covering wildlife conservation, legislation and protection

Environmental Protection AgencyLinks to external website a state website for environment protection with excellent maps of Ireland

Irish Wildlife TrustLinks to external website including fact files on Irish animals

Ulster Museum guide to Irish vertebratesLinks to external website


Complete Irish wildlife

Paul Sterry, 2004, Harper Collins, London

Nature in its place – the habitats of Ireland

Stephen Mills, 1987, Bodley Head, London

Ireland’s wild countryside

Éamonn de Buitléar, 1993, Boxtree, London

Ireland – a Smithsonian natural history

Michael Viney, 2003, Blackstaff Press, Belfast

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