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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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Fair Seas seeks to build a movement of ocean stewardship in Ireland. As project partners and advocates for an ocean-literate society, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) want to facilitate a conversation about conservation that is accessible, inclusive and engaging to all. However, many ocean stewardship and conservation movements often neglect to include or

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We should continually reassess our understanding of how large whales such as humpbacks use Irish waters; it’s cathartic and serves to remind us that nothing remains the same and the natural world is no different, as it oscillates between constant flux and chaos. So when there is a flurry of humpback whale sightings in the

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IWDG have become concerned recently about apparently unregulated geophysical site investigations being carried out at proposed offshore windfarm sites. Here Patrick Lyne of the IWDG presents our concerns and calls on our licensing authorities to tighten up their procedures and requirements to ensure impacts on marine mammals and their habitats are kept to a minimum,

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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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