Ireland's wild south coast scored a "double whammy" in the marine megafauna stakes over the last week, with records of the first basking sharks and humpback whales of the 2018 season off the coasts of Kerry and West Cork respectively. According to the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, which coordinates sightings of whales, dolphins and basking sharks around the Irish coast, the … [Read more...] about First basking sharks and humpback whales of the year off Ireland’s south coast
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The West Cork stretch of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is a coastline replete with stunning scenery and offers some of the best marine and coastal wildlife and bird watching in Europe. Now, with our new range of wildlife holidays and short breaks, you can join some of the region's best wildlife guides exploring this wildlife-lovers' paradise. To celebrate the launch of … [Read more...] about Ireland’s Wild South Coast: book now and save
The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group has expressed concern over a worrying increase in reports of dead common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) around the Irish coast during the first two months of 2018. According to the figures on the group's website 2017 was a record year for cetacean strandings in Ireland, with 263 validated stranding records (of all species) documented over the … [Read more...] about Huge spike in common dolphin deaths around Ireland
Perched on the northwestern edge of Europe, Ireland is world renowned for its stunning vistas, dramatic Atlantic headlands and breathtaking coastal scenery. But when it comes to wildlife tourism, Ireland simply isn’t on most people’s radar. Wildlife enthusiasts Calvin Jones and Colin Barton are looking to change that with the launch of Ireland’s Wildlife Tours, a … [Read more...] about Ireland: Europe’s undiscovered wildlife frontier
Panasonic, a leader in the compact system / mirrorless DSLR camera space, has announced a new flagship model to its Lumix range of micro-four-thirds format digital camera bodies. The Panasonic Lumix G9 supercedes the Lumix GH5 (which we recently tested for Ireland's Wildlife -- full review coming soon) at the top of the Lumix system camera range. Hailed by Panasonic as "The … [Read more...] about Panasonic announces Lumix G9: the “Ultimate Outdoor and Wildlife Camera”