This isn't a comprehensive guide to Irish moths but an illustration of species recorded in and near my garden near Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland, with my grandson in Foynes, Co. Limerick and occasionally in other locations in Ireland. I never realised how fascinating, varied and numerous moths were until I started looking ...

Clicking on the thumbnail images opens a species page with details and photographs. Photographs are not to scale.
If mistakes are found please contact me so I can correct them.

Micro moths               Butterflies             Macro moths             Geometridae             Sphingidae etc             Noctuidae
Micro moths Butterflies Macro moths Geometridae Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Arctiidae Noctuidae

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