The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group

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The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group is dedicated to the conservation and better understanding of whales, dolphins and porpoise in Irish waters.
Patron: Michael D Higgins
President of Ireland

Tiomnaithe do chaomhnú na míolta móra, na ndeilfeanna agus na muice mara i bhfarraigí na hÉireann agus do thuiscint níos fearr orthu.
Éarlamh: Micheál D. Ó hUigínn
Uachtarán na hÉireann
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Sat 24th Jan 2015
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Fri 16th Jan 2015
The world's second largest supertrawler, the Margiris is currently fishing in waters north of Mayo and west of Donegal. At 143m long, this vessel has the capacity to fish...
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Mon 5th Jan 2015
Update: 6 January 2015: While there have (thankfully) been no further confirmed reports of stranded Cuvier's beaked whales in Ireland, the number of strandings for this...
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Sun 4th Jan 2015
We are delighted to announced the latest collaboration between the BBC Natural History Unit and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, which we've been advised will be aired...
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