The deer was pictured on the southbound platform in Glenageary train station on Friday morning by Ronan O’Keeffe who posted it on Twitter saying it looked “very disoriented”. Photograph:   Ronan O’Keeffe.

Conservationists are mystified as to the presence of a young deer which has been seen wandering the Dart line in south Dublin. The young Sika stag w(...)

Wicklow accounts for over a third of all deer shot by licensed hunters in Ireland in the last hunting season, and a high concentration of deer in certain areas has been linked to outbreaks of TB.  Photograph: Wild Deer Association of Ireland

Plans to cull possibly thousands of wild deer in Co Wicklow are to be stepped up next month with the setting-up of teams to police animal populations (...)

Once they have killed and gutted a deer, poachers mark the location with GPS for later collection. File photograph: Getty Images

Wildlife criminals, including deer poachers and gangs capturing wild birds for sale abroad, “are pillaging the countryside”, according to the senior g(...)