Peer reviewed publications
O’Neill D, Turner PD, O’Meara DB, Chadwick EA, Coffey L and O’Reilly C (2013). Development of novel real-time TaqMan PCR assays for the species and sex identification of otter (Lutra lutra) and their application to non-invasive genetic monitoring. Molecular Ecology Resources, 13: 877–883.
White S, O’Neill D, O’Meara DB, Shores C, Harrington AP, O’Reilly C, Weyman G and Sleeman DP (2013). A non-invasive genetic survey of otters (Lutra lutra) in an urban environment: A pilot study with citizen scientists. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin. 30/02: 103-111.
O’Meara DB, Sheehy E, Turner PD, O’Mahony D, Harrington AP, Denman H, Lawton C, MacPherson J and O’Reilly C (2013). Non-invasive multispecies monitoring – Real-time PCR detection of squirrel and small mammal prey DNA in pine marten (Martes martes) scats. Acta Theriologica, (DOI: 10.1007/s13364-013-0155-8).
General Communication of MISE activites
Preliminary Report- Waterford Otter Survey, 13th-15th September 2013
Preliminary Report- Roaringwater Bay Otter Survey, 27th- 28th April 2013
Preliminary Report- Waterford Bat Hibernation Site Survey, February 2013
A study of the spring diet of otters in the Comeragh Mountains, Co. Waterford
CSPE Action Project with a third year class at St Paul’s Community College, Waterford, November/December 2012
Preliminary report- Waterford Otter Survey, 5th-7th Oct 2012
ECO – UNESCO Young Environmentalist Award – Produced with Seafield NS who reached the final six in the “Super Junior” category
Pine marten trapping demonstration and survey training, May 5th
Clonmel Small Mammal and Bird Of Prey Event, April 21st 2012
South Dublin Mammal Workshop, 3rd March 2012
Cheekpoint Otter Survey, 11th February 2012
Small mammals in school yards – a report for schools, Jan 2012
Waterford City Otter Survey Training Day, 11th Dec 2011
Tramore Dunes small mammal survey, 12th & 13th Oct 2011
Preliminary Report – Waterford Otter Survey, 7th-9th Oct 2011
MISE National Trails Day wildlife walk, 2nd Oct 2011
The MISE Project Launch, 20th May 2011