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  • Pine Marten Population Assessment

    8th June 2017

    In the first half of 2016 the VWT took part in the Pine Marten Population Assessment. This study was funded by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and conducted under the leadership Read More


  • Lesser horseshoe bats in Limerick

    26th May 2017

    Our farming biodiversity project for the lesser horseshoe bat in Limerick has been chosen to proceed to Round 2 of the EIP Initiative. Download this press release as a PDF.


  • Go Wild in Galway 2017

    12th May 2017

    Go Wild in Galway returns on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May! Our 2017 event is even bigger, starting on Saturday at 4:30 am with a dawn chorus and packed with wildlife Read More


  • The Pine Marten in Ireland – The Irish Wildlife Trust Magazine

    27th March 2017

    ‘Mammals are highly charismatic and inspiring to watch – imagine a grey wolf padding across a snowy Scandinavian hillside or an orangutan swinging through a Bornean forest. Closer to home our mammals Read More


  • VWT Anniversary Book

    15th March 2017

    ‘From Mallards to Martens’ is a celebration of the mammal conservation work carried out by the VWT over the last 40 years. The Trust was founded, funded and led by Vincent Weir Read More


  • Annual Review for 2015 published

    6th December 2016

    Our Annual Review for 2015 has now been published and is available to download from our resources here. This summary version of our Annual Report outlines the achievements of the Trust in Read More


  • VWT Newsletter – latest issue!

    30th November 2016

    2016 has been another busy and exciting year for the VWT. This issue of our newsletter includes highlights from the second phase of pine marten translocations and the 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium. Read More


  • The 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium

    3rd October 2016

    Read all about the 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium in our blog. The 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium was held at Ti Chulainn Community and Conference Centre on the 14th and 15th October Read More


  • ‘Go Wild in Galway 2016’

    20th May 2016

    Join us for ‘Go Wild in Galway’ where five wildlife charities have joined forces to bring awareness of wildlife to the citizens of Galway on Saturday May 21st in a free event to mark Biodiversity Read More


  • First blog of 2016 for VWT Ireland

    15th March 2016

    Welcome to the first blog of 2016 from The Vincent Wildlife Trust in Ireland, describing our work in conserving Ireland’s mammals in need, and what this entails on the ground. January dawned Read More