Coronaviruses (or Coronoviridae) are a large family of viruses that can infect humans or animals. A small number of these cause very serious respiratory viruses in humans, but they also include a huge number of other viruses that are not harmful at all, or cause very mild symptoms. The common cold, for example, can be caused by one of many similar coronaviruses. Some coronaviruses are zoonotic … [Read More...]
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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.
Unfortunately, due to the current Corona Virus uncertainty, this event has now been cancelled and will be rescheduled for next year. Anyone who has booked already, will be notified individually. You can register your interest for attending the rescheduled symposium by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. This course, organised by Kildare Bat Group and running over a day and a half (28 and 29 … [Read More...]
Drop-into the Museum this mid-term and meet some real nature heroes from organisations such as Bat Conservation Ireland, BirdWatch Ireland, Irish Whale & Dolphin Group, Seal Rescue Ireland, Inland Fisheries Ireland, The Herpetological Society of Ireland and more! For more details please see our events page. … [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.