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Featured image credit: Dolphin Blade – by John Holden

Derrynane Rockpool Explorer
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Outdoor workshop. Rock pool Explorer with Vincent Hyland of Wild Derrynane.

Discover the fascinating near inshore wildlife of Derrynane’s rock pools.

Free tour. No booking necessary. Meet at Derrynane House main car park.

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Land based Whale Watching
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group will be leading several land based whale watching events around the country on Saturday May 21st. Start times and meeting places to be announced.


  1. Loop Head, Co. Clare, meeting at Lighthouse, leader Mags Daly Ph. 083 8401102,email:
  2. Dun Na Mbo, Co. Mayo, leader Sean Pierce Ph.086 8368736, email
  3. Rathlin Island, Co. Antrim, meeting at West Lighthouse, leader Pádraig Whooley Ph.086 3850568, email: 
  4. Howth Head, Co. Dublin, meeting @ Balscadden Car Pk, little shop (Howth Hub), leader Dave O’ Connor Ph.087 6665049, email:
  5. Cloghna Head, West Cork, meeting @ Galley head view car park, leader Denis O’ Regan Ph.083 3369775, email:
Discover the Biodiversity on our Shore @ Trafask Beach
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Discover the Biodiversity on our Shore @ Trafask Beach

Facilitators include Dolf d’Hondt and Tomás O’Sullivan.

All welcome, family friendly event.

Location: Trafask Beach, Adrigole, Beara, Cork

For further inquiries contact


Community Action Day @ Sonairte
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join Sonairte for a fun day out with free lunch and free training in 3rd schedule invasive species , followed by direct community actions to implement some of the actions in our Biodiversity Action Plan. Depending on the numbers of volunteers we will have either one or two teams who will carry out community actions to conserve biodiversity including clearing any rubbish contaminating our waterways and shores.

Free buffet lunch will be provided!

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