Live Stranding Course – 7 May 2023 Achill, Co. Mayo

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.


€ 30 for members refreshing their knowledge. Must have completed the course before.

€50 for active IWDG members

€80 for non-members

Location: Achill Outdoor Education Centre Achill Outdoor Education Centre Achill

Participants should bring wet or dry suit if intending to enter the water. Following this course participants will be aware of current best practice and hopefully have the confidence to make an informed decision if ever face to face with a beached whale or dolphin.

Please note that lunch is not provided.