Erne Integrated College pupil Dara McAnulty wins award for nature blog


Erne Integrated College pupil Dara McAnulty wins award for nature blog A teenager from County Fermanagh has won runner-up in the BBC Wildlife Magazine Blogger Awards.

Dara McAnulty, 13, won the award for his ‘Young Fermanagh Naturalist’ blog in the ‘Local Patch Reporters’ category.

Dara’s blog focuses on wildlife and the environment, both locally and internationally, and also helps him live with Asperger’s Syndrome.

Competition judge, and television presenter, Miranda Krestovnikoff said: “The maturity… is astonishing and his honesty about how nature has held him coping with Asperger’s is humbling.

“I love his energy and focus in all things environmental and conservation”.

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