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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

Amazing sightings happening aboard the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group’s cruise this week.

Due to the success of the 2016 tour, the IWDG is again undertaking a cruise in 2017 to raise awareness of the importance of Irish waters as a whale an...

11th May 2017

Celtic Mist readying for upcoming season

Celtic Mist annually make over is well under way with great help from IWDG members. She was lifted Friday afternoon after Finbarr O’Connell and ...

24th Apr 2017

Probable “Bowhead” whale off the Stags, West Cork 17th April 2017

Probable “Bowhead” whale off the Stags, West Cork 17th April 2017. On Monday 17th April morning Whale Watch boat the MV Holly Jo left R...

18th Apr 2017

IWDG team join the Blue Whiting Acoustic Survey - Marine Mammal Report

Updated 9 April 2017 This year’s blue whiting acoustic survey began far off the Southwest coast on the Porcupine Bank. To get there we swappe...

8th Apr 2017

First humpback report of year reported to IWDG off Beara

Report II,  Update 5th April 2017 Great news today from our MMO Officer, Patrick Lyne who has reported the first humpback whale of the 2017/18...

5th Apr 2017

Common dolphins live strand in Cloghane, Co. Kerry

Four Common dolphins were stranded in Cloghane estuary at 11am on March 30th. Locals had noticed the four dolphins foraging as the tide was going out ...

30th Mar 2017

Strandings Network Meeting, Sat. 25th March, Kilrush

IWDG members are invited to attend our Strandings Network Meeting, which will include updates on strandings from around the country, the work of the t...

25th Mar 2017

Dolphin deaths in Ireland at record levels in 2017 UPDATE - 21 March 2017

UPDATE 21 MARCH 2017 IWDG have received a letter from Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys followi...

21st Mar 2017
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