Some of the country’s most scenic locations have attracted illegal dumping. File photograph: The Irish Times

A Government campaign to stop Ireland’s beauty spots becoming litter “hot spots” is under way in response to the surge in illegal dumping during the c(...)

The National Parks and Wildlife Service  said the drones ‘will help us establish outbreaks and keep wild fires from spreading’. File photograph: Getty

Drones are to be used by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Coillte to combat forest and wild fires at “hot spots” in Dublin, Wicklow (...)

The National Parks and Wildlife Service has raised concerns that people out walking in parks and elsewhere outdoors are failing to maintain advised social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The National Parks and Wildlife Service has raised concerns that people out walking in parks and elsewhere outdoors are failing to maintain advised so(...)

was prosecuted on poaching charges under the Wildlife Acts  earlier this week. He was fined €300 and banned from holding a firearms licence for five years. Photograph: iStock

A man has been convicted of deer poaching in Co Wicklow following a “vigorously contested” prosecution that came a year-and-a-half after he was found (...)