Bats of Merlin Woods, County Galway


9:30 pm - 11:00 pm


Galway, Galway

Event Type

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 to book your place and for further information.

This event is free and open to all. It is being held as part of Biodiversity Week 2024.

Bats of Merlin Woods, County Galway