Eanna Ní Lamhna

Eanna Ní Lamhna

Éanna Ní Lamhna has a degree in Botany and Mircobiology and a H. Dip in Education from UCD. She is a long-standing member of the panel of experts on RTÉ’s wildlife programme ‘Mooney goes Wild’, and one of the most instantly recognisable voices on Irish radio. Originally from Louth, she now lives in Dublin, since 1967, and has been president of An Taisce since July 2004. Éanna is also the author of several other popular wildlife books. Her books Talking Wild (2002) and Wild and Wonderful (2004) and Straight Talking Wild (2006) were published by Townhouse.

  • Wild Dublin - Exploring Nature in the City
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  • Download Extract: amphibians and insects in Dublin's waterways (4 pages)

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Wild Dublin - Exploring Nature in the City

  • Download Activity sheets: Activity 1: We All Live Here ... Interpreting maps of your local area

  • Download Activity sheets: Activity 2: Bird's Eye View: what features in your area would a bird be interested in?

  • Download Activity sheets: Activity 3: What is a bird's favourite colour?

  • Download Activity sheets: Tree Champions

  • Download Activity sheets: This is MY tree!

  • Download Activity sheets: Activity 5: Don't rub me up the 'wrong' way, OK! Making bark rubbings

  • Download Activity sheets: Activity 6: Identifying trees

  • Download Activity sheets: Activity 7: Tree poems

  • Download Activity sheets: How big is a tree?

  • Download Activity sheets: How old is a tree?

  • Download Activity sheets: Tree timelines

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Our Wild World

From the birds and bees to our boglands and the ice caps

Wild Dublin

Exploring Nature in the City

Written by Eanna Ní Lamhna, Photographs by Anthony Woods, Illustrated by David Daly