[21], The nature of island life was exemplified by a story reported in 1993 that, at that time, the last recorded crime was treachery against the King in 1623. Create a Trip. The corncrake could one day be as dead a dodo in Ireland if male birds continue to disappear, new figures reveal. Alternatively you can contact us direct via our contact page. Find out about our upcoming events. A printed copy of "The Corncrake" has been available from the shop recently and may encourage more feedback. //