Irish checklist:

No up to date checklist, but a recent list of known Irish mammals in:

Marnell, F., Kingston, N. & Looney, D., 2009. Ireland Red List No. 3: Terrestrial Mammals, National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Dublin, Ireland.

Number of land mammal species:

25

Primary sources of distribution data:

Data is currently being collated and consolidated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre as part of an Atlas of Mammals in Ireland initiative.

**A subcomponent of the badger sett database is held by the National Biodiversity Data Centre and made accessible through Biodiversity Maps.

National conservation assessment:

Monitoring or repeat surveys in place:

  • National Otter Survey (National Parks and Wildlife Service)
  • National Pine Marten Survey (National Parks and Wildlife Service)
  • National Hare Survey (National Parks and Wildlife Service)
  • Ongoing Badger Sett Surveys (Wildlife Unit of Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food)