Image: Brent Geese in flight over Bull Island in Dublin. 28/2/06. Photo: Graham Hughes/RollingNews.ie
Poultry farmers are on high alert after a strain of avian flu was confirmed in a wild bird in Tipperary.
The H5N6 strain is the same as that confirmed in the UK and elsewhere in Europe.
The IFA's Poultry Chairperson - Andy Boylan says poultry flocks should be kept inside or under cover.