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For meeting points and talk venues, check the website nearer the time.

All talks are now held in the Townhouse Hotel (and not Lawlor’s Hotel) in Naas, Co Kildare, at 8:00pm.

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Wednesday 9 May: Dusk chorus walk in NUIM in conjunction with Maynooth Tidy Towns and the college. Meet at University Library (near Aldi on Kilcock Road) for short talk before heading out at 7.30pm.

Thursday 10 May: How are Yellowhammers doing in Kildare? The 2017 survey, by Alex Copland (BirdWatch Ireland). Townhouse Hotel, Naas, 8.00pm.

Sunday 13 May: Dawn Chorus Day walk in Castletown estate, Celbridge. Meet in car park off N4 entrance at 4.45am (find directions on our Facebook page).

Wednesday 16 May: The Birds of Castletown, followed by dusk chorus walk. Limited places for talk at 7.00pm (book later on our Facebook page). Walk starts at front of house at 7.45pm.

Friday 25 May: Dusk chorus walk at Pollardstown Fen. Meet in car park at 7.45pm.

Watch our Facebook page for further events during Biodiversity Week (last week in May).

Thursday 14 June: Dublin Bay: Nature and History, by Richard Nairn (Natura Environmental Consultants). Townhouse Hotel, 8.00pm.

Saturday 16 June: A walk in Phoenix Park. Meet at Knockmaroon Gate at 10.00am.

Thursday 12 July: Wildlife of the Grand Canal: a photographer’s guide, by Michael Linehan. Townhouse Hotel, 8.00pm.

Saturday 14 July: Grand Canal walk. Meet at Digby Bridge at 10.00am.

Saturday 18 August: Children's outing (with accompanying adults) to Donadea Forest Park as part of Heritage Week. Meet at coffee shop in the park at 10.00am. (€5 Coillte entrance fee to park).

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