IWDG Humpback Whale Expedition Ireland - Iceland 2018

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IWDG Expedition launch, Sun 20th May

To celebrate the official launch of the IWDG's 2018 expedition to Iceland, Inis and the IWDG will be at Grand Canal Quay from 2 pm - 5 pm on Sunda...

20th May 2018

IWDG celebrates National Biodiversity Week

National Biodiversity Week runs from May 19th - 27th, 2018.  The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group have a series of events over the week to spread th...

13th May 2018

Follow our expedition to Iceland

Preparations for our expedition to Iceland are in full swing. Volunteers have been working tirelessly over the past few weeks, with painting and saili...

12th May 2018

Minke whales in record aggregations in West Cork

In recent weeks we've been receiving sighting reports from skipper Colin Barnes, Cork Whale Watch of quite astonishing numbers of minke whales tha...

2nd May 2018

Joshua Quinton's paraglide for the IWDG

A big thanks and well done to Joshua Quinton! Joshua completed his paraglide to raise funds for the IWDG on Bank Holiday Monday. He's raised an am...

7th Apr 2018

IWDG welcome humpback #HBIRL86 to Ireland

The early flurry of humpback whale activity off the Beara Peninsula, Co. Cork last week culminated in good enough sea conditions on 31st March for IWD...

5th Apr 2018

This Island Nation: IWDG talk about killer whales and the effect of persistent pollutants

IWDG contribution to his months This Island Nation is about killer whales and the effect of persistent pollutants on these magnificent ...

4th Apr 2018

First humpbacks of 2018 Whale season....UPDATE

Report II. 31st March 2018 For any wildlife enthusiasts or whale watchers who'd like to try and see these humpback whales, especially if you ar...

30th Mar 2018

Porpoises in the Shannon Estuary 20th March 2018

What makes for an interesting cetacean sighting record?  Take the most recent sightings feature we wrote up here on www.iwdg.ie, which was Nick M...

22nd Mar 2018

Killer whales off Blaskets on RTE News, 7th March

For those of you who missed tonight's main RTE News, click on this link and scroll down to end of article for footage of the two killer whales kno...

7th Mar 2018

Killer whale, John Coe in Dingle Bay, 5th March 2018.

Yesterday morning, Monday 5th March was a rare day of calm seas, but was all the motivation that IWDG's Nick Massett needed to brush the snow off ...

5th Mar 2018
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