Éanna Ní Lamhna

Éanna Ní Lamhna

Éanna Ní Lamhna is one of the best-known public figures in Ireland, in particular as a biologist, environmental and wildlife consultant, radio and television presenter, author and educator. Éanna has one of the most instantly recognisable voices on Irish radio and has been for many years a member of the panel of experts on RTÉ’s wildlife programme Mooney Goes Wild. She also served for five years as president of the national environmental charity An Taisce, and is currently president of the Tree Council of Ireland.

Originally from Louth, she now lives in Dublin. Éanna is the author of several popular wildlife books, including Talking Wild, Straight Talking Wild, Wild Things at School and Wild Dublin: Exploring Nature in the City, shortlisted for the Reading Association of Ireland Award.

  • 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

Written by Éanna Ní Lamhna, Cover illustration by Linda Fahrlin
Wild and Wonderful

Around the World with Éanna

Written by Éanna Ní Lamhna, Cover illustration by Linda Fahrlin
Wild Dublin

Exploring Nature in the City

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