Resources from Ireland

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.

O’Meara DB, Sheehy E, Turner PD, O’Mahony D, Harrington AP, Denman H, Lawton C, MacPherson J and O’Reilly C (2014). Non-invasive multispecies monitoring – Real-time PCR detection of squirrel and small mammal prey DNA in pine marten (Martes martes) scats. Acta Theriologica, 59: 111-117.

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.

General Communication of MISE activites

The MISE Magazine (2015): The Results and Outputs of the MISE Project. Read the Flipbook here.

Harrington A and O’Meara D (2015) Waterford Squirrels: The Secrets Revealed. The Native Woodland Trust, Spring Edition.

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