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IRISH WHALE AND DOLPHIN GROUP

Ireland's southwest is home to:

🐳 Fin whales, 2nd largest animal on Earth
🦈 Basking sharks, 2nd largest shark
🦅 Seabird colonies
🪸 Kelp forests
🐟 Fish nursery/spawning grounds

Protecting this area can give species & coastal communities the opportunity to thrive.

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Whale Watch Ireland 2022, Saturday 20th August 2-4pm.
This annual event comprises free and guided whale watches at local headlands and vantage points,as part of All-Ireland whale watch day at 18 locations around the Irish coast https://drive.google.com/file/d/13rpDXX5EP7AhXlJipqv28g9Cnh8_RdUN/view?usp=sharing

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✨JOIN US ON OUR FREE EVENTS FOR HERITAGE WEEK✨

Heritage week starts tomorrow and to celebrate IWDG is hosting a series of free events which celebrate the wonderful whales in our waters!

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IRISH WHALE AND DOLPHIN GROUP
WHALE WATCH IRELAND 2022, SATURDAY 20TH AUGUST 14:00-16:00The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group in association with Inis, invite you to Whale Watch Ireland 2022 on Saturday 20th August 2022, between 2:00-4:00 PM. This annual event comprises free and guided whale watches at local headlands and vantage points, as part of All-Ireland whale watch day. This year’s event is once again timed to coincide with Heritage Week in Ireland. These simultaneous land-based watches at 18 locations around the Irish coast provide IWDG researchers with a unique overview of cetacean (whales and dolphins) and basking shark activity on the day; and as Citizen Scientists you can also play an important part.This event is suitable for all ages and is aimed at everyone from the novice wildlife enthusiast to more experienced naturalist with an interest in biological recording. In the event of unsuitable weather your watch leader may need to cancel your local event. So, if in doubt, please check in with your local watch leader using the contact details on the link below drive.google.com/file/d/13rpDXX5EP7AhXlJipqv28g9Cnh8_RdUN/view?usp=sharing#iwdgevent #WhaleWatchIreland #loopheadpeninsula #whale #dolphin #baskingshark #heritageweek2022 #CodeOfConduct #reportingapp ... See MoreSee Less
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✨JOIN US ON OUR FREE EVENTS FOR HERITAGE WEEK✨Heritage week starts tomorrow and to celebrate IWDG is hosting a series of free events which celebrate the wonderful whales in our waters! 🐬 Let's Talk Blubber: Thursday 18th 16:00 - 17:00Join our Education and Outreach Officer Sibéal as we explore the wonderful world of whales. Suitable for ages 6-12. 🐬 Dolphin Scavenger Hunt: Saturday 20th 9:30 - 13:00Find the dolphins to win special prizes in our Kilrush-based Scavenger hunt. Will you be able to find our missing dolphins?🐬 Whale Watch Ireland: Saturday 20th 14:00 - 16:00Free and guided whale watches at local headlands and vantage points. In 18 locations around the Irish coast! See you there! 👋Heritage Week Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Inis Energy of the Sea ... See MoreSee Less
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