This Sunday is World Curlew Day. The bird’s sound was once commonly heard but the curlew is now in danger of extinction. Barry O’Donoghue of the National Parks and Wildlife Service spoke to Jerry O’Sullivan on Radio Kerry about the bird.
Jerry also spoke with Corina Van Deventer who is part of a group of IT Tralee students who’ve made an animation feature about the Curlew, as well as IT Tralee lecturer Rosie Dempsey and Mike O’Neill of Wild Mind.
The short entitled The Lost Bond be screened before the documentary Tomorrow in Siamsa Tire this Wednesday at 8pm.