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Leaving Certificate Biology Stuff
New Book: The Wildflowers of Ireland

New Book: The Wildflowers of Ireland

Discover the fascinating world of Ireland's diverse and astonishing collection of native wildflowers: from insect-eating Sundews to humble Harebells, this lavishly illustrated guide

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New Book: Insects of Ireland

New Book: Insects of Ireland

Insects of Ireland In full colour, with illustrations by the renowned wildlife artist Chris Shields and text by Irish insect experts Stephen McCormack and Eugenie Regan,

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Wildflowers of Ireland

Wildflowers of Ireland

Book: A large format book on Ireland's Wildlfowers, it develops a new awareness and wider picture of the world of wildflowers in Ireland. Many years ago Zoe Devlin was shown a wild orchid by a relative, the late

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Ireland's Lichen Flora

Ireland's Lichen Flora

Book: This is the first published introductory book specifically on Ireland's lichens. It abounds in photographs, each followed by clear descriptions and distribution maps. Over 250 of Ireland's most common species

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