Monday 7th September 2015 Breffni Martin
Scarce Garden Birds - Spirit Store
Monday 5th October 2015 at 8pm in the Spirit Store
Birds of the Bay - Breffni Martin
Thursday 5th November 2015 7:30 pm at Crossmaglen community centre, O'Fiaich Square, Crossmaglen
Bird Identification talk focusing on garden birds: http://www.ringofgullion.org/events/whats-that-bird-garden-bird-id-and-feeding/
Monday 2 November 2015:
Wildlife Photography, by Enda Flynn. Spirit Store, Dundalk Docks, 8:00pm.
Monday 23 November 2015:
Climate Change – What’s happening and what’s going to happen?
Monday 14 December 2015:
Eric Dempsey, author of Don’t Die In Autumn: A Memoir, on a life spent watching Ireland’s birds. Spirit Store, Dundalk Docks, 8:00pm. Please note the change in date from that printed in Wings magazine.
Sunday 3 January 2015: Outing to Lurgangreen hide and surrounding area.
Monday 4 January 2016: Breffni Martin and Gerry O’Neill
Gulls: Spirit Store, Dundalk Docks, 8:00pm.
Monday 1st February 2016: Jen Lynch
Bird Ringing at Home and Abroad
Monday 7th March 2016: Climate Change
Prof John Sweeney, University of Maynooth
Saturday 7 May 2016 : Dawn chorus event - Breffni Martin.
Meet at Creggan Parish Church, Glassdrumman Road, Creggan, Crossmaglen BT35 9DX, at 5.00am (see www.ringofgullion.org/events/dawn-chorus-walk/).
Sunday 15 May 2016: Dawn chorus event - Breffni Martin.
Meet in car park of Ballymascanlon Hotel, Co. Louth, at 5.00am.
Sunday 15th May 2016: Evening walk at Clogherhead Breffni Martin.
Meet in upper car park, Port Oriel, at 7.00pm.
Monday, December 14, 2015
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Mon 2nd February Rachel Pearson will give an account of the conservation of hornbills in Malaysia by way of an illustrated talk. The talk is entitled "The Mysterious Plain Pounched Hornbills of SE Asia" - the talk will also cover the adventure whereby Louth-born Rachel ended up in Malaysia. Entry is free and all are welcome!
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Breffni Martin will give an illustrated talk entitled "Oystercatchers" on Monday 5th January 2015 upstairs at the Spirit Store. Having spent the last three years watching oystercatchers at close quarters, this talk will focus on direct observations of oystercatcher behaviour and ecology, as well as their overall natural history and ecology. Entry is free and all are welcome!
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
From Siberia to Saskatchewan: Why do so many northern hemisphere migrants reach Ireland? By Anthony McGeehan
Our next talk is on Monday 1st December and entitled From Siberia to Saskatchewan: Why do so many northern hemisphere migrants reach Ireland? By Anthony McGeehan (who will sign copies of his latest book, Birds of the Homeplace, a great Christmas gift). As usual the talk starts at 8pm at the Spirit Store, Dundalk Docks, Dundalk, Co Louth. Entry is free and all are welcome!
Monday, September 15, 2014
The following talk has been unavoidably deferred due to the venue being unavailable because of illness: Monday 15 September: Irish Garden Birds, by Breffni Martin. St. Peter's Parish Hall, Drogheda, 8:00pm. I will organise a replacement talk in due course or when the venue again becomes available. Apologies for that!
Friday, August 29, 2014
Forthcoming events: All indoor events are held in the Spirit Store (upstairs), Dundalk Docks at 8:00pm unless otherwise stated. Sunday 31 August: Seawatch and botany walk at Clogherhead : a Heritage Week event. Meet in upper car park, Port Oriel, Clogherhead, Co Louth, 4:00pm. Sunday 31 August: Beginning Birdwatching for Children (with craft activities): a Heritage Week event. Learn about waders and geese at the Lurgangreen Bird Hide and then make your very own flock of paper creations. Lurgangreen Hide, Dundalk, 12:00 noon to 2:30pm. Monday 1 September: Irish Garden Birds, by Breffni Martin. Spirit Store, 8:00pm. Monday 15 September: Irish Garden Birds, by Breffni Martin. St. Peter's Parish Hall, Drogheda, 8:00pm Monday 6 October: Seabirds: Dr Steve Newton - Spirit Store, 8:00pm. Monday 3 November: Bird Reproductive Ecology: Everything you wanted to know about the love life of birds but were afraid to ask, by Breffni Martin. Spirit Store, 8:00pm. Monday 1 December: Terns, gulls and skuas: Their Identification and Ecology (speaker to be confirmed). Spirit Store, 8:00pm