The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group

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Fri22nd Aug 2014

The latest IWDG filming collaboration was completed yesterday 21st August in West Kerry; and was the culmination of planning which began as far back as August 2013 with the BBC Natural History Unit, who were commissioned by the "BBC One show" to film humpback whales for their popular wildlife slot. …

Humpback breaching off Co. Kerry 20/08/2014
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Mon11th Aug 2014

Whale Watch Ireland 2014, Sunday 24th August Record numbers of whale sightings along stretches of the Irish coastline, including minke whales in the Irish Sea, fin whales in West Cork and humpback whales off Co. Kerry coast all seem like good omens for this year's All Island whale watch day…

Whale Watch Ireland 2014, Sun. 24th August: 2.00-5.00 pm
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Sun10th Aug 2014

Report II, 09/08/2014 A compilation of validated sighting reports from West Cork area between the Old Head of Kinsale and the Kedge area suggests there are likely to be upwards of 30 fin whales along this 50 km stretch of coastline now, but this estimate may be conservative. Colin Barnes who…

Fin whales, Galley Head, Co. Cork 07/08/14
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Tue5th Aug 2014

For those unable to get to sea the second best way to travel is on a bike ! Dr Liam Lysaght, manager of the National Biodiversity Data Centre is cycling around Ireland to celebrate Ireland's wild places and those who ar etrying to protect and conserve them. His aim is…

Bella and Liam
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Wed30th Jul 2014

Great footage taken today from waters c150 miles off the Irish southwest coast of a breaching whale taken from Casa 253 by the Irish Air Corps during a scheduled flight The diagnostic white right lower jaw and tall blow, confirms this to be a fin whale, although breaching is a…

Breaching Fin Whale caught on camera by the Irish Air Corps
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Tue29th Jul 2014

Update 28th July. Celtic Mist Visiting hours, Galway Marina Tuesday 29th July - 3pm to 6pm - Contact Padraic de Bhaldraithe, Wednesday 30th July - 4pm to 7pm - Contact Connie Moloney Thursday 31st July - 4pm to 7pm - Contact Tony O'Callaghan Friday 1st August - 4pm to 7pm…

Celtic Mist
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