Are you guys aware what is happening up in Woodburn forest outside Belfast. A company is trying to drill an well for oil in a drinking water catchment area (200m from homes and 380m from North Woodburn Reservoir)…
Czech-born County Clare resident George Karbus is the overall winner of the British IrishCzechBanner Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition for this photo of a bottlenose dolphin.
“The photograph was taken in the most intimidating and surf-heavy spot on the Coast of Northern Ireland. I encountered this playful dolphin that suddenly started to surf the deep tube inside the waves. Each time the dolphin got into the wave, I dived underneath, held my breath and waited for the moment when he would swish through a silver barrel close enough to my lens. Water visibility is always very limited in Ireland, and I was very lucky to get a shot like this”