Posts Categorized: Events

Whale Tales 2023

This annual IWDG member’s gathering is an opportunity to learn more about our conservation and research work and to have your say at our AGM The IWDG is inviting you to Whale Tales,  the annual meeting of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, where members and people interested in whales, dolphins and porpoises in Ireland are invited to

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A UK JNCC certified Marine Mammal Observer (MMO) course will be offered online the weekend of the 12th of November 2022 by Patrick Lyne in association with the IWDG. This course will be JNCC certified and is specific for the UK regulatory area and guidelines.  This will be followed by an additional module for the

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CONAMARA SEA WEEK SET TO DELIGHT VISITORS WITH EXCITING PROGRAMME The 38th annual Conamara Sea Week takes place in the Quaker village of Letterfrack in North-West Connemara from the 22nd to 31st October 2022. Conamara Sea Week is a celebration of the wonderful marine and cultural heritage of Connemara and this wonderful and unique festival

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A UK JNCC certified Marine Mammal Observer (MMO) course is to be offered on the 22-23 of October in the Atlantic Technological University Dublin Road Campus, Co. Galway. This course will be JNCC certified and is specific for the UK regulatory area and guidelines.  This will be followed by an additional module for the Irish

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Results of Whale Watch Ireland 2022  On Saturday 20th August the Irish Whale & Dolphin Group delivered Whale Watch Ireland 2022. All–Ireland Whale Watch day, now in its 20th year, comprised free, guided land-based watches, spread over 13 counties, and in all four provinces and continues to be one of the largest events on the

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Dolphin Scavenger Hunt

The Shannon Dolphins are hiding somewhere in Kilrush and we need your help to find them! Can you follow the trial of clues and bring our pod home? This family- friendly event will encourage you to explore the town of Kilrush, Co. Clare. Following our special map you will uncover hidden clues, match the dorsal

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About this event The course will include decision making on what is, the most appropriate response, first aid to stabilize the animal and re-floating techniques. Practical session on the beach with whale pontoon and life sized whale and dolphin models. IWDG accredited course open to all. Cost € 30 for members refreshing their knowledge. Must

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The 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

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About this event The course will include decision making on what is, the most appropriate response, first aid to stabilize the animal and re-floating techniques. Practical session on the beach with whale pontoon and life sized whale and dolphin models. IWDG accredited course open to all. Cost € 30 for members refreshing their knowledge. Must

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