CALLING THE CURLEW HOME – Talk by Michelle Carey
McDonagh Museum at 7:30PM – Sunday, 15th May
The Eurasian curlew has been an integral part of Irish culture for countless generations, inspiring poems, stories, folklore, music, and even place names. After a 97% population decline in 30 ears, Ireland’s native curlew population is critically endangered with just over 100 breeding pairs clinging on.
Why are we losing a species that is so deeply embedded in our culture and what can we do to save it?