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Strandings Network Meeting, Sat. 25th March, Kilrush

IWDG members are invited to attend our Strandings Network Meeting, which will include updates on strandings from around the country, the work of the t...

25th Mar 2017

IWDG team join the Blue Whiting Acoustic Survey

Follow the adventures of the IWDG research team on RV Celtic Explorer during this year's Blue Whiting Acoustic Survey. The IWDG team of Sean O'...

21st Mar 2017

Dolphin deaths in Ireland at record levels in 2017 UPDATE - 21 March 2017

UPDATE 21 MARCH 2017 IWDG received a letter from Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys following ou...

21st Mar 2017

Satellite tracking humpbacks between Norway and ....?

The origin of the Irish Humpback Whale Photo ID catalogue dates back to a lucky break by Eoin O’ Mahoney in Sept 1999, when he and colleagues fi...

8th Mar 2017

Whale Tales evening and new IWDG West Clare Group

Our Whale Tales and Dolphin evening at the Sweeney Culturlann Library, Kilkee, was a great success on Friday night. The evening included a series of t...

5th Mar 2017

IWDG at the Dive Ireland International Expo, Athlone

The IWDG will be at the Dive Ireland International Expo in Athlone this weekend, March 4th and 5th. Come visit our stand and find out about whale ...

4th Mar 2017

Static Acoustic Monitoring array deployed in Dublin Bay

The IWDG is contracted by Dublin Port to deliver a Marine Mammal Mitigation Plan as part of the Alexandra Basin Re-Development. This plan involves mon...

25th Jan 2017

Identity of porpoise killers known to IWDG

On Jan 16th 2017 there was quite remarkable footage (below) and stills taken from Cork Harbour mouth which showed a pair of bottlenose dolphins attack...

24th Jan 2017

IWDG Contribute to the Atlas of Mammals, 2010-2015

The new Mammal Atlas published this week by the National Biodiversity Data Centre and National Parks and Wildlife Service is a huge achievement. Comil...

23rd Jan 2017

IWDG submission to Disposal at Sea Licence Application by Arklow Energy Ltd

IWDG recently made a submission to the EPA regarding the application by Arkow Energy Ltd., Wicklow to to remove up to 99,999 wet tonnes of materi...

17th Jan 2017

Live stranding of 2 Common Dolphins in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

UPDATE: The latest news is that three common dolphins were found at Dungarvan but only two were still alive when found. Both of  the live ...

15th Jan 2017
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