Monday, December 14, 2015








 
Monday 7th September 2015 Breffni Martin

Scarce Garden Birds - Spirit Store
 

 
Monday 5th October 2015 at 8pm in the Spirit Store
 


Birds of the Bay - Breffni Martin

 
Thursday  5th November 2015 7:30 pm at Crossmaglen community centre, O'Fiaich Square, Crossmaglen

Bird Identification talk focusing on garden birds: http://www.ringofgullion.org/events/whats-that-bird-garden-bird-id-and-feeding/



   
Monday 2 November 2015:
 
Wildlife Photography, by Enda Flynn. Spirit Store, Dundalk Docks, 8:00pm.


 
Monday 23 November 2015:

Breffni Martin 
Climate Change – What’s happening and what’s going to happen?


 
 
Monday 14 December 2015:

Eric Dempsey, author of Don’t Die In Autumn: A Memoir, on a life spent watching Ireland’s birds. Spirit Store, Dundalk Docks, 8:00pm. Please note the change in date from that printed in Wings magazine.

 

Sunday 3 January 2015: Outing to Lurgangreen hide and surrounding area.
 


Monday 4 January 2016: Breffni Martin and Gerry O’Neill
Gulls: Spirit Store, Dundalk Docks, 8:00pm.
 
 
Monday 1st February 2016: Jen Lynch

Bird Ringing at Home and Abroad
 
 
Monday 7th March 2016: Climate Change
 
Prof John Sweeney, University of Maynooth
 
 
Saturday 7 May 2016 : Dawn chorus event - Breffni Martin.
 
Meet at Creggan Parish Church,
Glassdrumman Road,
Creggan,
Crossmaglen
BT35 9DX, at 5.00am (see www.ringofgullion.org/events/dawn-chorus-walk/).
 


Sunday 15 May 2016: Dawn chorus event - Breffni Martin.
 
Meet in car park of Ballymascanlon Hotel, Co. Louth, at 5.00am.
 


Sunday 15th May 2016: Evening walk at Clogherhead Breffni Martin.
 
Meet in upper car park, Port Oriel, at 7.00pm.


 

Saturday, January 31, 2015

The Mysterious Plain Pounched Hornbills of SE Asia

Mon 2nd February Rachel Pearson will give an account of the conservation of hornbills in Malaysia by way of an illustrated talk. The talk is entitled "The Mysterious Plain Pounched Hornbills of SE Asia" - the talk will also cover the adventure whereby Louth-born Rachel ended up in Malaysia. Entry is free and all are welcome!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Oystercatchers by Breffni Martin

Breffni Martin will give an illustrated talk entitled "Oystercatchers" on Monday 5th January 2015 upstairs at the Spirit Store. Having spent the last three years watching oystercatchers at close quarters, this talk will focus on direct observations of oystercatcher behaviour and ecology, as well as their overall natural history and ecology. Entry is free and all are welcome!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

From Siberia to Saskatchewan: Why do so many northern hemisphere migrants reach Ireland? By Anthony McGeehan

Our next talk is on Monday 1st December and entitled From Siberia to Saskatchewan: Why do so many northern hemisphere migrants reach Ireland? By Anthony McGeehan (who will sign copies of his latest book, Birds of the Homeplace, a great Christmas gift). As usual the talk starts at 8pm at the Spirit Store, Dundalk Docks, Dundalk, Co Louth. Entry is free and all are welcome!

Monday, September 15, 2014

Talk in Drogheda this evening, Monday 15 September 2014 is DEFERRED

The following talk has been unavoidably deferred due to the venue being unavailable because of illness: Monday 15 September: Irish Garden Birds, by Breffni Martin. St. Peter's Parish Hall, Drogheda, 8:00pm. I will organise a replacement talk in due course or when the venue again becomes available. Apologies for that!

Friday, August 29, 2014

Forthcoming events

Forthcoming events: All indoor events are held in the Spirit Store (upstairs), Dundalk Docks at 8:00pm unless otherwise stated. Sunday 31 August: Seawatch and botany walk at Clogherhead : a Heritage Week event. Meet in upper car park, Port Oriel, Clogherhead, Co Louth, 4:00pm. Sunday 31 August: Beginning Birdwatching for Children (with craft activities): a Heritage Week event. Learn about waders and geese at the Lurgangreen Bird Hide and then make your very own flock of paper creations. Lurgangreen Hide, Dundalk, 12:00 noon to 2:30pm. Monday 1 September: Irish Garden Birds, by Breffni Martin. Spirit Store, 8:00pm. Monday 15 September: Irish Garden Birds, by Breffni Martin. St. Peter's Parish Hall, Drogheda, 8:00pm Monday 6 October: Seabirds: Dr Steve Newton - Spirit Store, 8:00pm. Monday 3 November: Bird Reproductive Ecology: Everything you wanted to know about the love life of birds but were afraid to ask, by Breffni Martin. Spirit Store, 8:00pm. Monday 1 December: Terns, gulls and skuas: Their Identification and Ecology (speaker to be confirmed). Spirit Store, 8:00pm

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Dawn Chorus 2014

We will be meeting at the Ghan House in Carlingford tomorrow Sunday 18th May at 5am for the dawn chorus this year. As usual all are welcome! Breffni