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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

IWDG & Celtic Mist are at the Dublin Port Riverfest this weekend

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) will be taking part in the Dublin Port Riverfest this Bank Holiday weekend, 3rd – 5th June 2017.  ...

2nd Jun 2017

Celtic Mist Blog, 15th - 21st May

Marine Mammal Surveyors, Stephanie Levesque and Stephanie Linehan report on the Celtic Mist's Cruise from Baltimore to Crosshaven last week.  ...

26th May 2017

Not a usual Friday night!

Just as we were finishing in the office on Friday evening, Mick O'Connell (IWDG Strandings Officer), notified us that he'd received a call abo...

20th May 2017

IWDG celebrates National Biodiversity Week

To celebrate Ireland's National Biodiversity Week, May 19th - 28th, the IWDG is hosting a series of talks and guided land-based whale watches....

17th May 2017

Amazing sightings happening aboard the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group’s cruise this week.

Due to the success of the 2016 tour, the IWDG is again undertaking a cruise in 2017 to raise awareness of the importance of Irish waters as a whale an...

11th May 2017

Celtic Mist readying for upcoming season

Celtic Mist annually make over is well under way with great help from IWDG members. She was lifted Friday afternoon after Finbarr O’Connell and ...

24th Apr 2017
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