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Lobster Season – Science and Sun

Late spring and early summer is lobster (‘gliomaigh’) time in West Mayo, and a few weekends ago, the combination of sunny weather, street music and outdoor drinking meant there were plenty of happy gliomaigh to be seen enjoying the festival atmosphere at Féile Chois Cuain in Louisburgh. Further west, about 300 yards outside the beach, … Continue reading

Notes from the field


Dog Whelk

Mermaid's purse in the kelp

Snakelocks anenome on the kelp

Velvt Swimming Crab eating a winkle

An Lugach (Lugworm)

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