The birds seem to be singing and chirruping much more loudly these days.
Maybe it's that the roads are quieter. Or maybe it's just the slower pace of life now that allows us to hear it in all its glory.
Either way, it's a joy to behold.
And if you and the kids would like to identify which bird is responsible for a particular tune, please click on the link below:
This is the time of year birds are at their loudest. During this relatively brief window from early April until the end of May birds are on the move.
The summer brings about an influx of birds from the south moving into Ireland. Here is a selection of common Irish birds along with the their own distinctive bird songs. Information for this article was provided by the Bird Watch Ireland website.
Slán agus beannacht,
Mark Kelly, príomhoide.