Vacancy for Ecological Advisor

August 30, 2020 0 Comment

The Irish Grey Partridge Conservation Trust is one of a number of stake-holders of the Irish breeding Curlew Operational Group. This Operational Group successfully applied for an innovative project to stem […]

Vacancy : Research Assistant – Breeding Wader Survival Study – Undergraduate or Post-Graduate Position

May 15, 2019 0 Comment

Background: Nearly all breeding waders in Ireland are species of conservation concern. It is widely accepted that the underlying cause of population declines is the loss and fragmentation of suitable […]

The Trusts’ radio-tracking study on the life of lapwing chicks features on the new RTÉ television series of ‘The Zoo’

May 4, 2017 0 Comment

The Trusts’ radio-tracking study on the life of lapwing chicks features on the new RTÉ television series of ‘The Zoo’ this Sunday the 6th May at 6.30 pm. Tune in and see the Trust […]

GLAS 3 Grey Partridge News

December 5, 2016 0 Comment

GLAS 3 Grey Partridge allows a farmer to maximize their payment within a large field and up to a potential farm maximum of €7,000 per year for 5 years See […]

Red Grouse Species Action Meeting

November 15, 2016 0 Comment

There was successful meeting of various interested groups (including NPWS) under the aegis of the Red Grouse Species Action last Saturday in Mullingar. To download the Red Grouse Species Action […]

His Excellency President Michael D Higgins & his wife Sabina visit the Grey Partridge conservation project stand at the National Ploughing Championships.

September 22, 2016 0 Comment

 It all started in 1995 when as Minister for Arts Heritage & Gaeltacht, Michael D Higgins introduced legislation to legally protect Ireland’s native grey partridge. 21 years later, as President of Ireland […]

GLAS Grey Partridge to open again in mid-October

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The Department of Agriculture have confirmed that the third phase of GLAS will open in mid-October with the expectation that more than 50,000 farmers would be in the scheme from January […]

Trust announces the winners of the Children’s Colouring Competition, which was held recently at Dublin Zoo’s Green Fest.

May 6, 2016 0 Comment

The winners of our Children’s Colouring Competition, which was held recently at Dublin Zoo’s Green Fest have been announced. For the winners to claim their prize, they can contact info@irishgreypartridge.com. The closing […]

Trust’s lapwing chick survival study features in the Irish Examiner

May 3, 2016 0 Comment

  This article appears in the Irish Examiner dated  Friday, April 29, 2016. The original full article can be read here: http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/outdoors/richard-collins/the-survival-rate-of-lapwing-chicks-is-alarmingly-low-394777.html A farmer, walking his fields at this time of year, […]

Trust Lapwing chick survival study reveals some interesting results

April 26, 2016 0 Comment

Large numbers of hatched chicks do not necessarily equate to a large number of fledged young During this study the breeding productivity of lapwings in Boora was sufficient to offset […]