This week looks at the extraordinary conservation work happening at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park to promote native Irish animals.

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is a beloved tourist attraction that allows visitors to experience life in 19th century Ireland. The farm has teamed up with conservation societies to preserve some endangered native Irish animal breeds that have been brought back from the cusp of extinction. 

This week’s episode focuses on the important role the park plays in promoting these indigenous breeds. Farm Manager Niall Moloney told Live 95 of some of the heritage animals at Bunratty and the importance of conserving these native Irish breeds. 

For more in this series listen in to Live 95 every Thursday after 11am.