Join Galway Bat Group who will introduce you to Irish bat species of Galway and take you on a bat walk. Using bat detectors you can listen in on their ultrasonic calls and try to spot these elusive creatures in flight.


– Please wear appropriate footwear and warm outdoor clothing, wear a hi viz vest and bring a torch.

– Children under 18 are very welcome, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

– Unfortunately dogs are not allowed at this event.

– Events are weather dependent.  If there is heavy rain on the night, the walk will be cancelled, but an alternate night will be chosen and those who booked a place for the walk will be notified. Places are limited, so please book early.

Meeting Point: Merlin Community Garden, Merlin Park Woods, Doughiska, Co. Galway.

Please Note: Please e-mail: for further information.

This event is free and open to all. It is being held as part of Biodiversity Week 2023.