Birds of the Irish mountains

The Chough...The chough is a member of the crow family of birds. The species in Ireland are the Red billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax). Their closest relatives outside the genus appear to be the…

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Crotty's Rock...Coum Gabthartha is better known as Crotty's Coum. William Crotty was a famous Waterford highwayman who was hung, drawn and quartered in the city in 1742. His life as…

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