Category Archives: Bird feeding

Weather in its Typical Deep Mid Winter Mood

Weather in its Typical Deep Mid Winter Mood

The weather is bad. Don’t worry, we’re into the deep mid winter now and, as a reminder, the weather is taking a lurch towards the colder, wetter sort with the possibility of a little dusting of snow in places. Birds are feeding ravenously on seeds and fatballs outside my window and, inside, my weather crockRead more…

A White and Early Start in Castleisland

A White and Early Start in Castleisland

After a white and early start to this morning, things look like they’re picking up with bright spells breaking out here in Castleisland at least. However, the Met Éireann outlook for the next couple of days looks anything but promising. Very cold and blustery. Sunny spells but some wintry showers too, with moderate accumulations locally.Read more…

Dog owners asked to Consider Ducks on the Maine

Dog owners asked to Consider Ducks on the Maine

For those watching from Barrack Street Bridge, on Thursday evening, the action was all on the left bank of The Maine – and there was a bit of quack involved. John Skevena O’Sullivan, accompanied by Joe Herlihy and David Dauber Prendiville and a little army of local children were to the fore in the operation.Read more…

Local author Charts ‘The Birds of Kerry’ from 1700s

Local author Charts ‘The Birds of Kerry’ from 1700s

For as long as he can remember, Castleisland native, Tralee resident, Ed Carty  has been interested in birds. “As  a young boy I reared Budgerigars and was fascinated by them. Travelling to see new birds appealed to me and I always kept a notebook handy to write down or sketch observations,” that’s according to theRead more…

Home to Rome Fund Takes First Step With 5K

Home to Rome Fund Takes First Step With 5K

By: Liz Galwey On the coming June 20th thirty-two female and male cyclists will travel from their homes to Rome to raise funds for various cancer organisations all over Ireland. The cyclists, drawn from various parts of the country will carry with them  a scroll on which the late Donal Walsh’s message to young people will be writtenRead more…

It’s Phase 2 for The Maine Valley Post

It’s Phase 2 for The Maine Valley Post

It feels like Phase 2 of the development in the young life of The Maine Valley Post and maybe it is. However, it is also a case of business as usual as we are now almost a month down the road from the low-key launch of our daily news website. I had the idea ofRead more…