The acoustic world of bats is fascinating. Bat Conservation Ireland would like to introduce you to this world and provide you with the knowledge and bat detector skills to undertake your own batsurvey. This introductory level course, is suitable for people keen to learn more about their local bat populations including members of local community groups, enthusiastic naturalists and graduates in … [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.
The theme is: 'How bats make our world a better place' We are asking all of our younger supporters to sharpen their pencils and write a creative story about our Irish bats. This competition has a wide interpretation, so it could be anything from writing about a bats’ habitat, to a bat learning to fly, to the lifecycle of an Irish bat. Be as creative as you like (as long as it is an original … [Read More...]
We are delighted here at Bat Conservation Ireland to launch our programme of events for Biodiversity Week 2021. As we are still under some restrictions, we have a rich and varied programme of online events and virtual activities to help you learn more about bats and engage in some fun activities! 'An Introduction to bats in Limerick' - Limerick Bat Group Monday 17 May 2021 @ 7 - 8pm ‘Bats in … [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.