Brian McCann, who owns the Newgrange Falconry in Co Louth, with the golden eagle chick he bred in captivity. It is hoped his achievement will help efforts to reintroduce birds of prey and sustain their populations here. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

A golden eagle chick has been bred in captivity for the first time in Ireland and it is hoped the achievement may help efforts to reintroduce birds o(...)