Protected bats take up residence in County Limerick stately home

first_imgSarah’s winning recipe to keep cabin fever at bay Linkedin Previous articleLessons in lunch from Limerick schoolsNext articleWind alert for Limerick Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Living City review to focus on poor response in Georgian Limerick Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Email TAGSAubrey de VereCllr Stephen KearyCoillteCurraghchase Forest ParkFine GaelLesser Horseshoe Batlimerick Advance sale of graves could lead to cemetery ‘apartheid’ center_img by Alan JacquesSign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up [email protected] Curraghchase House were to be restored and reopened as a restaurant it would put the County Limerick forest park on the map and give Muckross House in Killarney a run for its money.That’s the view of Fine Gael councillor Stephen Keary, who feels it is “shameful” that the West Limerick birthplace of poet Aubrey de Vere “remains idle”.However, during a presentation from Coillte’s Bernard Burke at an area council meeting, it was explained that the abandoned stately house is home to a population of Lesser Horseshoe Bats who use it as a “winter and summer roost”.The entire forest park area of Curraghchase is an internationally important Special Area of Conservation for this rare and protected species. Twitter NewsLocal NewsProtected bats take up residence in County Limerick stately homeBy Alan Jacques – November 12, 2015 1889 Advertisement Homelessness is a real worry in Abbeyfeale Deputy Tom is fired up for the challenge Print Mayor’s driver will earn more than ‘underpaid’ councillorslast_img

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