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IWDG in the latest edition of This Island Nation

The IWDG feature in the latest edition of This Island Nation, with a piece by the IWDG on humpback whales.  The IWDG will now have mo...

30th Sep 2017

Irish Whale and Dolphin Group 2017 AGM

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING               Members of the Irish Whale and Dolphin G...

14th Sep 2017

Another 'Record' Year For Cetacean Strandings

Up to and including 2010, IWDG never received more than 150 validated cetacean stranding reports in any one year but things started to change in 2011 ...

8th Sep 2017

Life on the Edge on Celtic Mist

5 September 2017 The departure point for this years’ offshore cruise on Celtic Mist was Kilrush which we departed on Monday August 28th Augus...

5th Sep 2017

Whale Watch Ireland 2017 Results

On Saturday 26th August the Irish Whale & Dolphin Group delivered Whale Watch Ireland 2017. This All–Ireland Whale Watch day comprised free,...

31st Aug 2017

Whale Watch Ireland 2017, Sat. 26th August

All–Ireland Whale Watch Day 2017 on Saturday 26th August, between 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Join us across Ireland at one of 20 land-based whale watc...

26th Aug 2017

Another view from our offshore waters

The annual inshore arrival of the commonly observed whale species like the minke, fin and humpback whales has been well documented by IWDG over many y...

19th Jul 2017

A Stunning Glimpse of Offshore Nature!

The trouble for anyone with an interest in the natural world is that 'offshore' wildlife is far more difficult to observe than its inshore equ...

6th Jul 2017

IWDG & Celtic Mist are at Seafest this weekend

    The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) and its research vessel, the Celtic Mist, will be at Seafest in Galway this weekend, ...

29th Jun 2017

The sad passing of Dick Warner

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) are extremely saddened by the recent passing of award-winning broadcaster and environmentalist, Dick Warner. ...

19th Jun 2017

Humpback whale off Newcastle Co. Down ...Update 10th June

Report III, update 10th June The latest sighting report of this humpback whale was Friday evening off Bloody bridge, near Williams harbour at 20:30...

10th Jun 2017
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