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Arklow to Glandore on the Celtic Mist

  Leg 6 of the Celtic Mist’s journey around Ireland took off from Arklow on July the 18th in some light southerly winds and fairly ...

28th Jul 2016

New species of beaked whale_or is it ?

A new species of beaked whale has just been described from the Pacific Ocean. A caracass floated ashore in June of 2014, in the Pribilof Islands co...

28th Jul 2016

A Reflection from the MMOs on the Western European Pelagic and Acoustic Survey (WESPAS)_UPDATED

The Western European shelf edge pelagic acoustic survey 2016 provided me with an opportunity that I couldn’t turn down, to work aboard the R.V. ...

28th Jul 2016

Interview with Fiacc OBrolchain onboard Celtic Mist

Tom McSweeney talks to IWDG Director and skipper of Celtic Mist about the 25th Anniversary Sanctuary Tour in Poolbeg Sailing Club in Dublin. Wide rang...

20th Jul 2016

IWDG concerned by lack of wildlife representation on new Heritage Council

IWDG are deeply concerned with the new Heritage Council recently appointed by Minister Humphries.   The new members of the board (listed bel...

16th Jul 2016

Unusual Strandings in West Kerry?

Information recorded on the sightings and strandings databases can be used in short- (is there an issue now that needs to be raised?), medium- (end of...

15th Jul 2016

Risso's dolphins and more on the Isle of Man

The 25th Anniversary Sanctuary Tour resumed after a month long break on Friday 8th July with the Celtic Mist setting sail from Poolbeg to Howth. ...

13th Jul 2016

Celtic Mist sets sail once more

After a brief spell of downtime, Celtic Mist is setting sail once more to start the final legs of the Sanctuary Tour.  She will be departing from...

7th Jul 2016

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...

1st Jul 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
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