Dataset Details - Historic Reference to the Grey Wolf (Canis lupus) in Ireland
A collation of references to wolves in Ireland from reports, documents and other written sources
14/07/2016
03/03/2018
To research the natural and cultural history of the grey wolf in Ireland
Information collated from written sources by Dr. Kieran Hickey, and digitised by the National Biodiversity Data Centre
The island of Ireland
1567 to 1786
All references are considered authentic
Comprehensive review of references from documentation and includes all that can be assigned a georeference (even if that georeference is approximate). There are additional references to wolves, but these refer to larger geographic areas, such as regions or counties
More information on wolves in Ireland is presented in Hickey, K. (2011) Wolves in Ireland - a natural and cultural history. Open Air, Dublin
Dr. Kieran Hickey
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Dr. Kieran Hickey, Historic Reference to the Grey Wolf (Canis lupus) in Ireland, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 20 August 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/248>
Dataset species distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
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Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
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Dataset record distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Live Map
Dataset Contacts
Dr. Kieran Hickey
Dr. Kieran Hickey
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kieran.hickey@ucc.ie
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Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Year 23
Day 8
Month 2
Year Range 1
1567
1786
Record Statistics

34

32

1

0

Resolution No. records
100m 0
1km 1
2km 8
10km 25
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Date comment An explanatory note on the date associated with each record
Grid reference comment An explanatory note on the grid reference associated with each record
Record comment A comment associated with any individual record
Source Original source of data
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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