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Leg 3: Killybegs to Rathlin on the Celtic Mist

Leg three of the Celtic Mist Sanctuary Cruise began on Monday the 23rd in Killybegs. Shortly after breakfast the ship was visited by some thirty pupil...

28th May 2016

Surviving the 4th ObSERVE offshore acoustic survey on board the Celtic Voyager

Fom Wednesday the 18th to Wednesday the 26th of May 2016 I had the privilege of being part of the visual observation team on board the R.V. Celtic Voy...

27th May 2016

Final showing of IWDG film Humpback whales of Cape Verde; Aras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet, Co Mayo, 23 June at 6pm

The final showing of the new documentary about the IWDG Expedition to Cape Verde in September 2014 in search of a new breeding grounds for humpback wh...

23rd May 2016

Leg 2 of the Celtic Mist Tour

Celtic Mist sets sail from Galway bay to Killybegs 16/05/2016 Leg two of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group Anniversary Sanctuary tour has kicked of...

16th May 2016

Celtic Mist tours the Aran Islands

For the past three days the Celtic Mist and its crew have been surveying the waters around the Aran Islands for whales, dolphins and other marine wild...

13th May 2016

Cloudy with a Chance of Humpbacks

Cloudy with a chance of Humpbacks What an epic day!  The first day of the Celtic Mist Anniversary Sanctuary Tour has gotten off to an amazing ...

10th May 2016

25th Whale and Dolphin Sanctuary Anniversary Cruise on Celtic Mist

9 May 2016 The Celtic Mist 25th Anniversary Sanctuary Tour launched this Sunday in Fenit, starting our 3 month round Ireland cruise. A blog of our ...

10th May 2016

IWDG Core funders Inis join us whale watching

The collaboration between Inis/Fragrances of Ireland and IWDG is now in its 12th year. Inis are based in Kilmacanogue, Co. Wicklow at the foot of the ...

7th May 2016

Numbers of common dolphin strandings decrease after 3 month high.

A quick look at the total number of strandings reported to IWDG for the first three months of 2016 show the highest figure ever yet recorded on the st...

30th Apr 2016

Sandeels attract humpbacks and more to West Kerry

On April 9th Ciaran Cronin reported a humpback whale off Bray Head, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry. This was an early Kerry humpback sighting, but wasn&rs...

21st Apr 2016

1st tagging and sampling of basking sharks in 2016

Report III April 14 2016 Successfully tagged five basking sharks off Kilkee, Co Clare on Wednesday with individually numbered coloured tags. Also o...

15th Apr 2016
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