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Winter Talks - Fri 9th March 8:30pm - Dublin Bay, Nature and History

Published 23:30 on 14 Feb 2018

Dublin Bay - Nature and History

An illustrated talk by Richard Nairn at CY&BC

Based on a new book published in early November 2017 this talk focuses on the history of the bay and how this has shaped the natural environment. Learn about the real story of Molly Malone and the reasons why the Bull Island exists.

Richard Nairn is a writer and ecologist who grew up in Dublin and has lived by the sea all his life. He studied Science at Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork and was the first Director of IWC BirdWatch Ireland. He currently provides ecological advice to Dublin Port Company and the Dublin local authorities. He is an active sailor and has also walked all the shores of Dublin Bay. He has written three books including Ireland's Coastline (Collins Press 2005).

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