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Killer whale, John Coe returns to Irish Southwest

Report II, 30/06/2016 There has been a huge amount of interest in this killer whale sighting record in recent days, with a huge reach on social med...

30th Jun 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...

20th Jun 2016

Whale Watch Ireland 2016, Sat. 27th August

All–Ireland Whale Watch Day, “Whale-Watch Ireland 2016”...a date for the diary Whale Watch Ireland 2016, Saturday 27th August, be...

16th Jun 2016

Harbour porpoise surveying - Celtic Mist at the Tuns Bank

The 3rd leg of the Celtic Mist’s grand tour was taking it from Killybegs to Ballycastle providing an opportunity to look at cetacean activity ov...

3rd Jun 2016

Leg 4: Ballycastle to Dublin on the Celtic Mist

Leg Four of the sanctuary cruise commenced in Rathlin on Monday the 30th of May after the crew was changed over on the previous day. The weather condi...

2nd Jun 2016

Celtic Mist goes in search of the bowhead whale

The Celtic Mist was diverted from its southward cruise plan down the East coast of Northern Ireland following the confirmed sighting report of an imma...

2nd Jun 2016

Bowhead whale: a new species for Irish waters..update

Report II, June 1st 2016 IWDG's yacht the Celtic Mist diverted to the Carlingford Lough area yesterday May 31st and after a search of the i...

1st Jun 2016

Leg 3: Killybegs to Rathlin Island on Celtic Mist

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

28th May 2016

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

27th May 2016

Leg 2: of 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
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