Events

Aug
22
Thu
Goresbridge Waterways Bat Walk
Aug 22 @ 8:30 pm

Goresbridge Waterways Bat Walk

Waterways are a lifeline for bats in Ireland, providing food and roosting sites and acting as a bat highway. Join us at this event to explore the bats of the Barrow, at Goresbridge Co Kilkenny. At this event you will learn all about Irish bats and how to identify them using a bat detector. We will walk a stretch of the Barrow at sunset looking and listening for these amazing little creatures.

This is a family friendly event. All children attending must be supervised by an adult. Booking is essential email us at conservation@iwt.ie to book your place. This event is supported by Waterway Ireland.

Date & Time: 22nd August, 20:30

Location: Goresbridge, Co Kilkenny (meeting point confirmed upon booking)

Booking:  Email conservation@iwt.ie to book your place

 

 

 

Waterways Ireland

This event is supported by Waterways Ireland

 

Aug
25
Sun
Leighlinbridge Waterways Wildlife Discovery Walk
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am

Leighlinbridge Waterways Wildlife Discovery Walk

This Water Heritage Day, join us on the banks of the river Barrow for an event celebrating the wildlife of our waterways. At this event, you will learn how to identify some common waterway wildlife such as bees, butterflies, dragonflies and aquatic creepy crawlies. It will be a combination of beginners training with a pleasant walk along the Barrow to record some this waterway’s wildlife.

 

This is a family friendly event. All children attending must be supervised by an adult. Booking is essential email us on conservation@iwt.ie to book your place. This event is supported by Waterway Ireland.

Date & Time: 25th August, 11:00

Location: Leighlinbridge Memorial Garden, County Carlow

Booking: Email on conservation@iwt.ie to book your place

 

Waterways Ireland

This event is supported by Waterways Ireland

 

Rockpooling Portmarnock
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Rockpooling Portmarnock

Hosted by Irish Wildlife Trust Dublin

The August outing is the popular rockpool event – loved by with younger ecologists and their parents.

We meet on Portmarnock Beach by the Martello Tower. The termini of the 32 and 42 buses are right beside the meeting point, as is the White Sands Hotel, for a well-deserved coffee/tea afterwards.

While every child needs an adult supervisor, adults DO NOT need a child – feel free to come.

Date & Time: 11:00 am start – 13:00 pm finish, Sunday 25th August.

Location: Martello Tower, Portmarnock.

Link: https://www.meetup.com/Irish-Wildlife-Trust-Dublin-Branch/events/263962487/

 

Sep
3
Tue
Green Drinks – Breffni Martin, Irish wetland birds
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Green Drinks – Breffni Martin, Irish wetland birds

More details Coming soon!

Date & Time: 19:00 pm start – 20:00 pm finish, Tuesday 3th September

Location: J. W. Sweetman, 1-2 Burgh Quay, Dublin. How to find us: Top floor of Sweetman’s Pub

Sep
6
Fri
People for Bees: Bee Monitoring & Habitat Talk Galbally – Limerick
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

People for Bees: Bee Monitoring & Habitat Talk Galbally – Limerick

hosted by Galbally Tidy Towns

This workshop will provide training in bee identification, monitoring and wild bee habitat creation. It will consist of a presentation, discussion, and questions & answer session. This is a beginner’s level workshop. It will introduce you to the fascinating world of bees and the importance of protecting and creating local bee habitat. Please note this in not a beekeeping workshop.

Booking is essential contact us at conservation@iwt.ie for booking

 

Location: Galbally County Limerick
Date: Friday 6th September, Time: 19:00
Venue: Galbally Community Centre, Galbally, County Limerick

 

This event if free of charge thanks to support from Limerick City & County Council