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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

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
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