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Salty Sea Sisters 1st Birthday

IWDG Join The Salty Sea Sisters 1st Birthday The Salty Sea Sisters are a “community of wild women from across the isles of Ireland and the UK who support, connect and encourage each other in the pursuit of adventure through the strength of sistership”. They celebrated one year together in style this September at Fair

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Mayo Live Stranding Course 2021

Live Stranding Course Mayo Local Group 2021 IWDG Stranding’s Officer Stephanie Levesque and IWDG Education and Outreach Officer Sibéal Regan teamed up with Live Stranding Responder Gemma O’Connor to deliver a live stranding course in Eachleim, Co. Mayo on September 18 2021. A live stranding course for the Mayo local group was a top priority

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Cruise 8: September 5-12 incl 3 Bridges by Neasa de Barra Tuesday 7 September 2021 Crew Neasa de Barra, Brona Grant, Una Healy and Kate O’Connor met skipper Liam Quinn and first mate Irene Reidy on Celtic Mist at Poolbeg Marina. The first afternoon and evening were spent getting familiar with boat living and watching,

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by Stephanie Levesque, IWDG Strandings Officer June 2021 To date, IWDG have received a total of 291 stranding records in 2021. This represents a 62% increase compared to this time last year, which in itself was a record year for strandings. COVID-19 restrictions have most certainly lead to increased reporting, however, Ireland was in full

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The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) is delighted to announce our new Reporting App for mobile devices. After a year of design, implementation and exhaustive testing, this powerful new biological recording tool will be launched on May 22nd to coincide with National Biodiversity Week. The new IWDG Reporting App, developed by Compass Informatics and

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Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action Tuesday 11th May 2021 Statement by Dr Simon Berrow, CEO of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group and lecturer in Applied Freshwater and Marine Biology at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology Renewable energy is a central pillar of Climate Action. The marine renewable energy industry in Ireland is expanding

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Finn van der Aar has been nominated by the IWDG to represent the Environmental Pillar on the Board of the North RIFF. The Inshore Fisheries Forums are consultative forums at which members are representative of the ‘inshore sector’ fishermen using boats of less than 12m in overall length. They have nominated delegates to bring forward regional proposals to NIFF

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