Cork is the Lee Episode 5 Nature and Wildlife

By Littoral Space

The River Lee and its tributaries are a rich habitat for wildlife and biodiversity running across county Cork and through the city. This episode focuses on nature and wildlife along the river encourages us to (re)appreciate its natural heritage through discussions of otters, fishing, pollution, and birdlife. The opening and closing music is composed and played by Claire Layton; the field recordings are made and edited by Vicky Langan ( and Richard Scriven, narration is provided by Ruth Harrington and Aisling White, and Joe Kiely gave production assistance. Cork is the Lee is co-created by geographer Dr Richard Scriven, with funding from Cork City Council's Local Heritage Grant 2019. This podcast is shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, which means you can remix, tweak, and build upon this work for non-commercial purposes, as long as you credit us and license your new creations under the same terms; save for the materials from Cork Folklore Project who retain the copyright of those sections and the rendition of The Banks of My Own Lovely Lee. Littoral Space webpage: Twitter: Instagram: Dr Richard Scriven tweets at:

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