A list of our events can be found on our Facebook page, and can also be obtained by joining our mailing list. To join the mailing list, please e-mail The Mailing List.
We would like to make members aware of the Cork Branch outings also, as many members are able to attend both. Their outings can be found on their website.
Except where indicated, all events are free and non-Members are very welcome.
Saturday 19th August 2017
National Heritage Week - Family Event at Rosscarbery
1:30pm Meet at Celtic Ross Hotel Rosscarbery (OSI ref W 286 363; GPS 51.57564, -9.02925) and find out more about the birds that use the estuary on migration and during the winter. No more than two hours.
Leader: Paul Connaughton Toilets: Yes Walk: Easy
Saturday 26th August 2017
National Heritage Week - Irish Whale & Dolphin Group National Whale Watch Day
2:00pm Park at Galley Head waist (OSI ref W 339 317; GPS 51.53498, -8.95178).
Toilets: No Walk: Easy
Sunday 3rd September 2017
Old Head of Kinsale – sea-watching and autumn migrants
8:45am Meet at car park before entrance to Old Head Golf Club (OSI ref W 624 407; GPS 51.61821, -8.54191). This event is limited to 20 places so booking is essential.
Leader: Peter Wolstenholme Toilets: Yes Booking: Nicholas Mitchell
Sunday 17th September 2017
Cape Clear – Spring migration
BirdWatch Ireland Members only – limited numbers & booking required
07:45am Meet in Baltimore for private charter to Cape Clear
6:00pm Boat departs Cape Clear for Baltimore
Bring suitable clothing & lunch. Contact Nicholas Mitchell for cost & booking.
Leader: Paul Connaughton Toilet facilities: Yes Walk: Moderate/strenuous
Weekend 6th to 8th October 2017
The Beara & Dursey Island – Autumn migration
Full programme available here.
Sunday 22nd October 2017
Mizen Head – Autumn migration or sea-watching
7:30am Meet at Mizen Vision (OSI ref V 741 236; GPS 51.45157, -9.81107). Full-day outing with half-day option.
Leaders: Dan Ballard Toilets: Yes Walk: Easy
Sunday 26th November 2017
10:30pm Meet at Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery (OSI ref W 286 363; GPS 51.57564, -9.02925) for car-share to Owenahincha & walk back to Rosscarbery. Half-day with full-day option.
Leader: Nicholas Mitchell Toilets: Yes Walk: Moderate
Cork Branch Events:
Cork Branch Contacts: If you have any enquiries, would like to receive email updates on activities etc, would like to volunteer your services or would like any additional details, please contact:
Paul Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or 087-690 8108.
Jim Wilson at email@example.com or 085-8132710
Note: To receive email updates and news about the branch, contact Jim Wilson at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginners, families and non-members welcome to meetings and outings.