2019

Live Stream of Seminar

GMIT/IWDG Seminar UPDATE: LIVE STREAMING OF MFRC SEMINAR LINK WILL BE POSTED HERE JUST BEFORE 2PM TODAY FRIDAY 22 MARCH Following great inter...

22nd Mar 2019

IWDG welcome Ryanair support for WhaleTrack Ireland project

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group are delighted to benefit under the Ryanair Carbon Offset Partnership with support for our WhaleTrack Ireland project...

7th Mar 2019

Common dolphins still bear the brunt of Spring strandings

Up to today (5th March), IWDG have recorded 54 cetacean strandings in Ireland. Once again, common dolphins are by far the most frequently recorded spe...

5th Mar 2019

If we were miners we'd be knee deep in canaries

Says President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins at the National Biodiversity Conference yesterday. Michael D. gave a passionate and knowledgeable speech ...

22nd Feb 2019

The state of our marine biodiversity

The National Biodiversity Conference is underway in Dublin Castle.  It attempts to "BRINGING TOGETHER ACADEMICS, ARTISTS, BUSINESSES, COM...

21st Feb 2019

Reflections and images on the Trail of the Whale

Six counties, six venues, one month completed on the Trail of Whale - with the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group.  There has been great support from ...

2nd Feb 2019

Return of Galway's bottlenose dolphin to Nimmo's pier.

IWDG have just received and validated a sighting this morning by Andrew Morgans of a solitary "dolphin" off the Nimmo's Pier area of Gal...

28th Jan 2019

Shannon LNG: is using bottlenose dolphins as a key issue in this debate misplaced?

Next week there is a judicial review of the planning application issued to Shannon LNG to construct a liquefied natural gas plant (LNG) terminal ...

27th Jan 2019

Celtic Mist 2019 Summer Surveys announced

The IWDG research vessel Celtic Mist will carry out a series of week-long surveys over this coming summer. Our target is humpback whale...

20th Jan 2019

IWDG plan the way forward ...

The new Three-Year Plan for the IWDG has just been published.  Any organisation with high amibitions and limited resources need to...

12th Jan 2019