West Cork




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Except where indicated, all events are free and non-members are welcome. Please check e-Wings, our Facebook page, or with the Secretary, for changes in the schedule.

For other activities, see the branch website.


Saturday-Sunday 13-14 May: Overnight stay on Cape Clear, to look for spring migrants. Further information from Nicholas Mitchell or see branch website.

Sunday 21 May: Dawn chorus walk. Meet at Sheena Jolley’s Mill House Gallery, Coosheen, Schull, for 4.45am start. Refreshments afterwards. Leader: Paul Hadland. Note: no toilet facilities.

Sunday 4 June: A full day’s walk on Bere Island. Limited places: booking essential. Meet in car park of West Lodge Hotel, Bantry, for car-pooling at 8.30am sharp, or at the Pontoon for Murphy’s Ferry to Bere Island, 9.30am. Return fare €8. Departs Bere Island 4.30pm.

Sunday 25 June: Day-trip to see White-tailed Eagles in Cork and Kerry. *** Please note: this event has been cancelled. ***

Sunday 13 August: Pelagic boat trip (BirdWatch Ireland members only). Meet at Baltimore Pier, 7.00am. Cost €50. Limited places: booking essential. Leader: Paul Connaughton


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