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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

Strandings Update

 2017 had an unusually high number of strandings in Ireland with 263 recorded, way up on previous years. However, as we come to the end of Februa...

27th Feb 2018

80 dolphins found dead on Irish Beaches so far in 2018

As we reach the end of February 2018, we now have an unprecedented 80 dead dolphins (mostly common dolphins) on Irish beaches. To give some idea of th...

26th Feb 2018

IWDG at Ballynature, Co Antrim, Sat 24th Feb

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) are at the Ballynature event in Ballynure village, Co. Antrim, this Saturday, 24th Februar...

23rd Feb 2018

Common Dolphins Dying in Ever Increasing Numbers in Ireland

For the last seven years or so, the news from Ireland's seashore has become something of a broken record in late winter/early spring. Each year, t...

19th Feb 2018

IWDG Cetacean ID and recording workshop, Sat. 21st April 2018

About the Event Workshop Leader: Pádraig Whooley, Irish Whale & Dolphin Group Sightings Officer Venue: National Biodiversity Data Cen...

15th Feb 2018

Applied Marine Biological Sampling Module

  The Applied Marine Biological Sampling Module and CPD for graduates, researchers, observers and educators will take place from the 20th...

9th Feb 2018

IWDG report on record number of stranded whales and dolphins during 2017 in the latest edition of This Island Nation

IWDG contribution to his months This Island Nation reports on a record number of 267 stranded cetaceans during 2017, which sets a new record for ...

9th Feb 2018

Large whale watching off the southeast.

Report update, Feb. 8th 2018 Andrew Malcolm reports another Co. Waterford fin whale sighting yesterday Wed. 7th Feb. in the area 5-10 Km south of H...

8th Feb 2018

Bottlenose Dolphin Research Assistants Required in the Shannon Estuary

The Shannon Dolphin Project was established by the IWDG in 1993 to develop and provide educational awareness and conservation of the Shannon dolphins....

1st Feb 2018
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