John Gibbons: Ireland‘s natural world needs to be the centre of a media storm

The widespread shock at the wildfires in Killarney National Park and the Mourne Mountains shows that as individuals we love nature, but how much we value it is another matter with scant media attention and systemic neglect of our environment

A hind Sika deer amid the aftermath of the recent devastating fire in Killarney National Park. Picture: Valerie O'Sullivan