Wednesday 1 August: Swift walk in Sligo town. Meet at 7.00pm in car parking area beside Gillooly Hall. Learn about the local Swift population and take a stroll with us through Sligo town to look for nesting Swifts and other birdlife.
18-26 August: National Heritage Week. Check out www.heritageweek.ie for local events.
September: Outing to Kilcummin Head, Co Mayo to sea-watch for shearwaters, skuas and other migrating seabirds. As this event is weather dependent the date will be chosen at short notice, so if interested keep an eye on our Facebook page or sign up to our contact list. We will meet in Cartron car park at 9.30am on the day of the outing.
Saturday 20 October: I-WeBS count in Sligo Harbour. Meet in Cartron at 12.30pm.
Sunday 21 October: Outing to Inch, Co Donegal, to see wintering wildfowl. Meet in Cartron car park at 9.00am. If the weather is fine we may hike around the lake (about 8 km on easy terrain).
Sunday 11 November: The Sligo Branch will have a stall at the Science Fair at Sligo IT. Stop by for a chat and to learn about the branch's activities.
Friday 16 November: Science Week lecture at Sligo IT. Speaker to be arranged and will be advertised through social media.
Sunday 18 November: I-WeBS count at Drumcliffe Bay. Meet in Cartron at 9.30am.
Sunday 16 December: I-WeBS count, Sligo Harbour. Meet in Cartron at 8.45am.