Posts Categorized: Events

On Saturday 18th May, IWDG in association with Inis, invite you to Whale Watch Ireland 2024 between 5:00-7:00 PM. This annual event, now in its 22nd year, 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 being held earlier than usual in

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Native Species Weekend at Dublin Zoo: Celebrating Ireland’s Biodiversity Dublin Zoo is preparing for an exciting Native Species Weekend set to take place on the 11th and 12th of May, running from 11am to 4pm each day. This event promises a celebration of Ireland’s rich biodiversity, with over 20 Irish conservation organizations, government bodies, and

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Become an IWDG Stranding Responder! Our spring/summer training schedules are set and we have two training courses next month. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to help at a dolphin or whale stranding, now is the time to get involved on our one day course. 26th May – Kerry, Cloghane, Brandon – SOLD OUT

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  Stranding Network Members, join us to discuss cetacean stranding trends over the last few years, and what we have seen so far this year in 2023. In addition, we will be hearing from Mags Daly who will be discussing results from year one of our Deep Diving and Rare Species Investigation Programme (DDRIP), and

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Marine Protected Areas

Join us for our FREE event on the 3rd November! Fair Seas and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) are hosting a special event in Skibbereen on the 3rd November to celebrate the rich waters off the west coast. The marine life along our coastline is truly spectacular, from resident bottlenose dolphins, to the

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Join us for our FREE event on the 22nd October! Fair Seas and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) are hosting a special event in Ennistymon next week to celebrate the rich waters off the west coast. The marine life along our coastline is truly spectacular, from resident bottlenose dolphins, to the mysterious basking

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Whale Watch Ireland 2023

It’s that time of the year again, when IWDG in association with Inis, invite you to Whale Watch Ireland 2023 on Saturday 19th August between 2:00-4:00 PM. This annual event, now in its 21st year, comprises free and guided whale watches at local headlands and vantage points, as part of All-Ireland whale watch day. This year’s

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In celebration of this year’s National Heritage Week, the IWDG education team invite future marine biologists to explore the world of Ireland’s ocean giants at its headquarters in Kilrush, Co. Clare. In keeping with this year’s living heritage theme of passing knowledge and skills down through the generations, this event is aimed at children ages

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