We are delighted to launch 'Thursday Talks' this coming Thursday 15 April at 7.30pm with a talk from Adrian Bicker on 'Nathusius Pipistrelle Migration and AudioMoths on the South Coast of England'. This will be the first in a series of talks to take place the 3rd Thursday of each month, to continue our educational activities while we are still under Covid 19 restrictions. We are asking those … [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.
Mary Roberts, a member of Bat Conservation Ireland, is an experienced, dedicated rehabber in County Mayo and for the past number of years, has cared for bats in her own home. Mary is raising funds to create a purpose-built bat clinic to help rehabilitate sick and injured bats in Mayo and surrounding counties in order to release them back into the native habitat. Full details about this important … [Read More...]
BAT CONSERVATION IRELAND’S Hallowe'en Competition The theme is: Best Bat-Themed Hallowe’en Decoration We are asking all of our supporters (adults included!) to put their thinking caps on and make a bat inspired Hallowe’en decoration. This competition has a wide interpretation, so it could be anything from hanging decorations to a Hallowe’en display. Be as creative as you like (as long … [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.