Sunday 29 April: A walk in Togher Wood, Portlaoise, and on adjacent bog, to see spring migrants. Meet in the car park at 9.30am.
Friday 12 May: Dusk chorus walk at Sheffield Wood near Portlaoise. Meet at the wood at 8.00pm.
Tuesday 30 May: Swift Survey training talk by Ricky Whelan, followed by walk to observe Swifts going to roost. The Parish Centre, Portlaoise, 8.00pm.
Sunday 4 June: Visit to Co Wicklow to see Great Spotted Woodpeckers and Red Kites. Meet at the County Hall, Portlaoise, at 9.00am to car-pool.
July: We plan to go on our now-annual weekend island trip. Further information on our Facebook page and via email.
(June and July: we plan to do a Laois Swift Nest-Sites Survey; follow-up meetings will be organised as required.)