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...]
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.
Join us in Galway on December 7th for a talk by Dr Kate McAney of the Vincent Wildlife Trust on developing farm plans for lesser horseshoe bats. These bats are found in the west of Ireland and often roost in old derelict cottages and sheds. For more details see our events page. … [Read More...]
Bat Conservation Ireland will be a manning a stand at the European Symposium for the Protection of the Night Sky. Tina Aughney will also present a talk on BCIreland's work on Irish bats and artificial light at night. The Symposium promises to be a very informative event bringing together many organisations and researchers with an interest in the night sky, from astronomers to ecologists 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.