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Indoor meetings are held in the Parish Centre, Portlaoise every last Tuesday of the month at 8:00pm.


Sunday 6 May: Joint walk with Westmeath Branch in the Slieve Bloom to look for Red Grouse, Hen Harrier, Crossbill. Meet at the Cut car park (north side) at 11.00am.

Saturday 19 May: National Heritage Week event. Bird identification workshop and dusk chorus walk at Abbeyleix Bog. Meet in the adjacent Manor Hotel car park at 7.30pm.

Tuesday 29 May: Swift Survey Workshop led by Ricky Whelan. Meet in the Parish Centre, Portlaoise, at 8.00pm for talk, followed by walk around the town to find nest sites.

Sunday 3 June: Wildlife walk in County Laois. Time and venue later via Facebook, in local newspapers and via our mailing list.

June: Our Swift Survey will continue throughout County Laois.

July: Annual weekend island trip to be confirmed.

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