The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG), was formed in December 1990. Success quickly followed when six months later on the 7th of June 1991, the Irish Government declared Ireland an Irish Whale and Dolphin Sanctuary. This was a remarkable first achievement of the newly formed group. Throughout the intervening thirty plus years, the IWDG strived to make Ireland an “Effective Sanctuary”.

This Talk will be enhanced with many marvellous photographs, unique video footage and the sound of Whales singing. This Talk will bring you on an exciting “virtual” sea voyage, when you will hear about the unique population of Dolphins in the Shannon Estuary. The amazing Humpback Whales, Basking Sharks, Porpoises and much more. All only a short distance from our Western Shore at Kilkee on the Loop Head Peninsula. The IWDG speakers are passionate about their work.

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