Irish Wildlife

Find out about the Museum's Irish Wildlife collections

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.

Online Resources


  • 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.