We are delighted to announce that our fund for grant-aiding bat-related research, conservation and events in Ireland is again open. The deadline for 2017 applications has been extended to May 29th to facilitate those seeking funding. Applicants must be a member of Bat Conservation Ireland. There are four separate types of funding available: funding for bat groups, Irish-based bat researchers, … [Read More...]
Need advice about a bat roost?
We'll endeavour to help all we can with your questions about bat roosts. Take a look here for information and further details.
Found a grounded bat?
Bats sometimes appear in houses or on the ground outdoors during the day time. There is a range of options to help a bat back on the wing again, but what to do depends on the situation.
Our new BATLAS 2020 co-ordinators Simon Pickett and Emma Boston are eagerly taking on volunteers who want to help us map the bats of Ireland in the coming three years. If you would like to participate in this scheme please claim your 10km square, or attend one of our BATLAS training events here. BATLAS 2020 is funded in the Republic of Ireland by the National Parks and Wildlife Service. … [Read More...]
In order to roll out BATLAS 2020 across the Republic of Ireland we are seeking a committed bat worker with experience in working with volunteers and large datasets. We would love to hear from you if you are interested in the BATLAS 2020 Co-ordinator contract position. In addition, we are seeking bat workers to join our panel of regional trainers and surveyors who will be trained in the method and … [Read More...]
Bat Conservation Ireland (Caomhantas Ialtog na hEireann) is a Charity dedicated to the conservation of Ireland's bats. We promote conservation of bats by disseminating educational materials, giving talks and leading bat walks, carrying out nationwide surveys and monitoring of bats, acting as an umbrella group for the local bat groups and providing a central repository for bat records.