This event due to take place on June 22nd has been postponed due to circumstances beyond our control. We'll reschedule it as soon as possible. Apologies for any inconvenience caused! … [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.
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...]
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...]
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.