The dead sea eagle found in her nest only weeks before laying eggs. It’s the 13th poisoning to have occurred since the birds were reintroduced to Connemara

A white-tailed eagle who was just about to lay several eggs died of poisoning at her nest site in Connemara, according to toxicology test results.The (...)

The male bird, which fledged from a nest on the shores of Lough Derg last summer, was discovered starved to death near Ballinderry, North Tipperary. Photograph: Golden Eagle Trust/PA Wire

Extra steps need to be taken to protect white-tailed eagle chicks following the shooting and killing of one of only two Irish bred birds in exi(...)

The incident represents a serious blow to the country’s eagle reintroduction programme which has already been blighted by a series of poisoning incidents.

One of the only two Irish-bred white-tailed eagles has been shot and killed in what Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deeniha(...)

Dr Allan Mee, White-Tailed Eagle Project, right, with Frank McMahon, district conservation officer of NPWS, with “Paudie”, the first white-tailed eagle chick in Ireland in over 110 years. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

It took the wildlife team three hours to walk and climb to the perch high above the scenic lakes of Killarney National Park where they tagged the f(...)