Thousands of creatures have been killed during the unexplained destruction of a “unique little gem” of a nature reserve in south Dublin, conservationists have said.

Thousands of creatures have been killed during the unexplained destruction of a “unique little gem” of a nature reserve in south Dublin, conservationi(...)

Trevor the toad was found in south Dublin and is now in the care of the HSI.  File photograph: Getty Images

Rob Gandola, senior science officer with the Herpetological Society of Ireland (HSI) has told of the importance of having a common toad in captivity t(...)

Trevor the toad was captured in a garden in south Dublin. Photograph: Rob Gandola

The first toad has been captured following a public appeal to monitor an unexplained appearance of the animals in south county Dublin. Many people w(...)

A false widow spider. File photograph

Fears have been expressed for the future of Ireland’s only native lizard species after a specimen was found to have been eaten by an alien killer spid(...)