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Whale Watch Ireland 2017, Sat. 26th August

All–Ireland Whale Watch Day 2017 on Saturday 26th August, between 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Join us across Ireland at one of 20 land-based whale watc...

26th Aug 2017

Celtic Mist heads out during Heritage Week to record whales and dolphins

21 August 2017 The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group research vessel Celtic Mist departed Kilrush Marina in Co Clare to continue its work surveyin...

21st Aug 2017

Another view from our offshore waters

The annual inshore arrival of the commonly observed whale species like the minke, fin and humpback whales has been well documented by IWDG over many y...

19th Jul 2017

A Stunning Glimpse of Offshore Nature!

The trouble for anyone with an interest in the natural world is that 'offshore' wildlife is far more difficult to observe than its inshore equ...

6th Jul 2017

IWDG & Celtic Mist are at Seafest this weekend

    The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) and its research vessel, the Celtic Mist, will be at Seafest in Galway this weekend, ...

29th Jun 2017

The sad passing of Dick Warner

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) are extremely saddened by the recent passing of award-winning broadcaster and environmentalist, Dick Warner. ...

19th Jun 2017

Humpback whale off Newcastle Co. Down ...Update 10th June

Report III, update 10th June The latest sighting report of this humpback whale was Friday evening off Bloody bridge, near Williams harbour at 20:30...

10th Jun 2017

IWDG & Celtic Mist are at the Dublin Port Riverfest this weekend

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) will be taking part in the Dublin Port Riverfest this Bank Holiday weekend, 3rd – 5th June 2017.  ...

2nd Jun 2017

Celtic Mist Blog, 15th - 21st May

Marine Mammal Surveyors, Stephanie Levesque and Stephanie Linehan report on the Celtic Mist's Cruise from Baltimore to Crosshaven last week.  ...

26th May 2017

Not a usual Friday night!

Just as we were finishing in the office on Friday evening, Mick O'Connell (IWDG Strandings Officer), notified us that he'd received a call abo...

20th May 2017

IWDG celebrates National Biodiversity Week

To celebrate Ireland's National Biodiversity Week, May 19th - 28th, the IWDG is hosting a series of talks and guided land-based whale watches....

17th May 2017
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