Birds and animals, important local inhabitants, that are seen in the Skehana area.
Located mainly in the townlands of Abbert Demesne and Carrowmore, in Co. Galway.
Lichen can be observed in abundance on the miles of stone walls of the area.
Special Area of Conservation (SAC), a raised bog located in an area of karstic limestone.
This district is surrounded by bog lands used for turf cutting and as natural wildlife habitats.
Skehana is home to an esker - a remnant of a melting glacier following the Ice Age.
It joins the Clare river at Anbally leaving the Abbert River a tributary to the River Clare
Some unusual aspects of human and animal life on our highways and byways.
Did Ireland export more rabbit meat than lamb in the 1950s? We think so.
An urban bird primarily but some are making their home in Garbally Castle.
Used extensively up to 1970s by local farmers bringing animals there to drink water daily.