The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group

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Fri17th Oct 2014

The Clean Coasts’ Love Your Coast Photography Awards were held on Fri 10th October in the Waterways Ireland Visitors Centre, Docklands in Dublin. As well as a beautiful exhibition inside, the photos were also projected outdoors onto Boland Mills illustrating the beauty of our fantastic coastline in the middle of…

Humpback whale and Blasket Islands
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Wed8th Oct 2014

The IWDG are aware of recent reports of single dolphins interacting aggressively with swimmers and bathers along the Irish coast.  We have not rushed to comment on individual reports due to the complexity of each incident, the limited information available and the practicality of any proposed solution.  We have instead,…

"Clet" with Dusty, Inis Oirr, Galway 22/09/14
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Mon20th Oct 2014

Filmaker Tony Whelan has put together this fantastic three and a half minute segment filmed on board the R.V. Celtic Explorer during 'Cetaceans on the Frontier 6' last month. Includes some excellent footage of killer whales, pilot whales, great shearwaters etc. plus the enthusiastic bunch of folk we were lucky…

Celtic Explorer
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Tue16th Sep 2014

On Friday morning September 12th  I was in a bit of a rush to catch the Cape Clear ferry for the IWDG’s September whale watching weekend course, when Nick Massett’s caller ID flashed on my phone and I thought....better take this, and was glad that I did. Nick was certain…

Sei whale, Ventry, Co. Kerry 12/09/14
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Mon1st Sep 2014

We've all heard the mantra of 'Reduce, Re-use, Recycle' repeated so many times over the last few years and there's no doubt it has had a huge effect on how we dispose of our waste compared to 30 years ago when everything went into the black bag or the fireplace.…

Common dolphin, Schull, Co. Cork
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Sat30th Aug 2014

On the weekend of 22nd July IWDG were pleased to run our first ever Wildlife-Watching Weekend on Rathlin Island, County Antrim. The idea of course was spurred on by the success of IWDG’s wildlife watching weekends on Ireland’s most Southerly Island, so we opted for the most Northerly Island off…

IWDG Rathlin Wildlife-Watching Weekend 2014
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