Stings, Wings and Crawly Things.

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Stings, Wings & Crawly Things is a 12 part series for children aged 4-7 years that tells us all about Irish insects, spiders and other manner of winged and crawly things!

The show debuted on Saturday the 8th of February, 2014 at 11am on Rtejr Radio.

Presented by the knowledgeable ground beetle, Professor Hugabug with help from Wincy the money spider and Barney the bee, each week the team bring us interesting facts, buzzwords, tips for getting a closer look at each insect, recommended sites from Wincy’s web and a rhyme to help you remember all the creatures mentioned!


Stings, Wings and Crawly Things is a series of programmes that focuses on the insect nation and all its rare treasures. From the tiny aphids to the water boatman and all in between and it is a fun fact file of Ireland’s eclectic mix of bugs delivered in an imaginative, informative and entertaining way.


The series was devised and written by Sinead McClure and edited by Jho Harris. And produced exclusively for Rtejr Radio with funding by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland from the Television Licence Fee.