WWD 2019 – Events 2019-02-01T20:06:19+00:00

World Wetlands Day, 2nd February 2019 – Events

Click on events of interest listed below for further details. Check back later, we will continue to post new events throughout the remainder of January. Note that events are listed for other dates leading up to and following WWD.

Date: 2nd February 2019
Host organisation: Shannon Wetlands Restoration Project
Location: Shannon Library, Shannon Co. Clare
Time: 12:00
Event type: Talk/ presentation & optional field trip
Expected audience: Open to all
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Olive Carey, 085 710 7581 / olivecarey77@gmail.com

Date: 16th February 2019
Host organisation: Limerick Branch, BirdWatch Ireland
Location: Kilcolman Wildlife Sanctuary/Reserve, Charleville-Doneraile., Co Cork
Time: 10:00 – 13:00
Event type: Walk/ outing
Expected audience: Open to all
Special requirements: Strong waterproof footwear or wellies. Warm waterproof Dark clothing. Binoculars/ telescope required. We will have some spare binoculars. Also bring some lunch/drinks.
Cost: FREE
Contact details: Maura Turner, birdwatchirelandlimerickbranch@gmail.com, 0877927972

Date: 2nd February 2019
Host organisation: West Cork Branch, BirdWatch Ireland
Location: Celtic Ross Hotel
Time: 10:00
Event type: Outdoor
Expected audience: Open to all
Cost: FREE
Contact details: Nicholas Mitchell 087 1215256

Date: 7th February 2019
Host organisation: BirdWatch Ireland Fingal Branch
Location: Blue Bar Lounge, Skerries Harbour
Time: 20:00 to 21:00
Event type: Indoor/ talk
Expected audience: Adults
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Frank Prendergast, frank.prendergast@dit.ie, 087 1319884.

Date:  postponed to 15th February 2019
Host organisation: Coastwatch and Malahide Tidy Towns
Location: St Sylvester’s Parish Centre K36 HR63 (beside train station) then Malahide shore in front of Grand Hotel for outing
Time: Presentations 13:45 – 14:15; Fieldtrip 14:20 – 15:00
Event type: Indoor & Outdoor
Expected audience: Open to all, registration essential
Special requirements: Please wrap up warm and take wellies to explore the intertidal.
Cost: FREE
Contact details: Karin Dubsky kdubsky@coastwatch.org 086 8111684 or Malahide Tidy Towns Heidi Bedell heidibedell@gmail.com

Date: 2nd February 2019
Host organisation: Bull Island Volunteers
Location: North Bull Island
Time: 11:00 – 13:00
Event type: Talk and outing
Expected audience: Open to all
Special requirements: Please wrap up warm and wear rain coats.
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Tara Adcock, taraadcock1@hotmail.com

Date: 2nd February 2019
Host organisation: Fingal branch of Birdwatch Ireland
Location: Rogerstown Estuary hide, accessed from the Turvey Nature Reserve car park.
Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Event type: Outing
Expected audience: Open to all
Special requirements: Please wrap up warm and wear rain coats.
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Paul Lynch, paulllynch@gmail.com, 0876319209

Date: 3rd February 2019
Host organisation: Dodder Action
Location: Meet-up at the bridge on Avonmore Road adjacent to Bolbrook Enterprise Centre, Tallaght.
Time: 10:00 – 12:00
Event type: Outing
Expected audience: Open to all
Special requirements: Please wrap up warm and wear rain coats.
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Keith Scanlon, scanlonkeith@gmail.com, 0872362444

Date: 2nd – 8th February 2019
Host organisation: Dublin City Council
Location: Walkway 1, Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8.
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Event type: Public exhibition
Expected audience: Open to all
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: John Stack, john.stack@dublincity.ie, 086 8151593

Date: 2nd February 2019
Host organisation: Heritage Offices of Wicklow, Kildare and South Dublin County Councils
Location: The Bandhall, Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare
Time: 19:00 – 21:00
Event type: Indoor
Expected audience: Open to all
Cost: FREE (booking essential)
Contact details: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/river-liffey-stories-film-night-tickets-53957535441

Date: 2nd February 2019
Host organisation: Kilkenny Branch BirdWatch Ireland
Location: Newpark Marsh, Co. Kilkenny
Time: 11:00 – 12:00
Event type: Outing/ walk
Expected audience: Open to all
Special requirements: Weatherproof clothing and footwear
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Pat Durkin, patandmarydurkin@gmail.com, 086 1507392

Date: 2nd February 2019
Responsibility: BirdWatch Ireland Meath Branch
Location: Golashane Nature reserve, Moynalty
Time: 10:00 – 12:00
Event type: Walk/ outing
Expected audience: Open to all
Special requirements: Bring wellies, (sorry no dogs allowed)
Cost: Free of Charge
Contact details: Terence Cassidy, 087 7698510 cassidy_terence@yahoo.co.uk

Date: 2nd February 2019
Host organisation: Roscommon County Council
Location: Starting point & car park for the walk is Kilteevan Community Centre (Eircode F42 DX57)
Time: 10.45 to 13.00
Event type: Outdoor
Expected audience: Open to all
Special requirements: The event is free and all are welcome, kids must be supervised by an adult. Please dress appropriately and bring binoculars if you have some.
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Nollaig Feeney, nfeeney@roscommoncoco.ie, 0879078860.

Date: 31st January 2019
Host organisation: BirdWatch Ireland Roscommon Branch
Location: Gleesons in Roscommon
Time: 20:00 to 21:00
Event type: Indoor/ talk
Expected audience: Adults
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Pádraig Rocke, p70435@yahoo.ie, 087 9078849.

Date: 3rd February 2019
Host organisation: Cabagh Wetlands Centre
Location: Cabragh Wetlands
Time: 14:30
Event type: Indoor & outdoor
Expected audience: Open to all
Special requirements: Please dress appropriately for weather, and wear waterproof boots.
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Michael Long, 0504 43879, cabraghwetlands@eircom.net
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Date: 2nd February 2019
Host organisation: Cloughjordan Naturalists Field Club
Location: Scohaboy Bog SAC
Time: 14:00
Event type: Outdoor
Expected audience: Open to all
Special requirements: Please dress appropriately for weather.
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Gearoid O Foighil, gearoid.ofoighil@gmail.com, 0879009748
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Date: 2nd February 2019
Responsibility: Waterford City & County Council
Location: Anne Valley Wetlands, Dunhill
Time: 11:00
Event type: Walk/ outing
Expected audience: Open to all
Special requirements: Weatherproof clothing and footwear
Cost: Free of Charge
Contact details: Bernadette Guest, Heritage Officer, 0761 10 2668

Date: 2nd February 2019
Responsibility: Coastwatch Europe & Tramore Eco Group
Location: Meeting Point at the lifeguards hut on the lower prom, Tramore
Time: 10:30
Event type: Walk/ outing
Expected audience: Open to all
Special requirements: Weatherproof clothing and footwear
Cost: Free of Charge
Contact details: Alan Walshe 086 206 6879

Date: 2nd February 2019
Host organisation: Community Wetlands Forum
Location: Tyrrellspass Castle, Tyrrellspass, Co Westmeath
Time: 10:00 – 12:30
Event type: Talk/ presentation/ workshop
Expected audience: Families, open to all
Special requirements: Free event. More details and registration at https://bit.ly/2VVUwsh
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Chris Uys, chris@irishrurallink.ie, 0831106210

Date: 3rd February 2019
Host organisation: BirdWatch Ireland
Location: East Coast Nature Reserve, Sea Road, Newcastle, Co. Wicklow
Time: 11:00 – 13:00
Event type: Outdoor
Expected audience: Open to all
Cost: FREE event
Contact details: Andrew Lynch, alynch@birdwatchireland.com, 0838074476

Date: Starts 2nd February 2019
Responsibility: IPCC
Location: Nationwide
Time: 11:00
Event type: Survey
Expected participants: Open to all
Contact details: For more details, please visit the Hop To It Frog Survey of the IPCC website