South Dublin Branch - Events

Arctic Warbler - Inishmore, Galway (photo: Dermot Breen)

Calendar of Upcoming Events

December 2022

Indoor Meeting

Date & time: Tuesday, 6th December at 8pm.
Location: The Killiney Room, Graduate Bar, Rochestown Avenue.
Title: East to West: Terns of the Irish Sea.
Speaker: Branch Committeee member Emma Tiernan.
Details: From Roseate Terns on Rockabill Island to the Little Tern colonies on Kilcoole Beach and Portrane, Ireland’s east coast is of great importance to several tern species. Emma Tiernan tells us what it is like to live and work on Rockabill Island and at Kilcoole Beach protecting and monitoring breeding terns.

Outdoor Meeting

Date & time to meet: Sunday, 11th December at 10am.
Outing to: Balbriggan.
Extra information: We are making our first visit to this north Dublin location. Meet in the Martello Tower car park north of Balbriggan, from there we will follow the coastline north to Braemore Point and back. For a map showing the meeting place click HERE, the car park is at Flag 1 on the map. Members are advised to wear sensible footwear on the day as there is a small patch of rough ground to be crossed.

January 2023

Indoor Meeting

Date & time: Tuesday, 3rd January at 8pm.
Location: The Killiney Room, Graduate Bar, Rochestown Avenue.
Title: Cape Clear, Ireland's migration hotspot.
Speaker: BirdWatch Ireland's Countryside Bird Survey National Coordinator, Dick Coombes.
Details: Migration stories from Cape Clear Island.

Outdoor Meeting

Date & time to meet: Sunday, 8th January at 10am.
Outing to: Watertown Park, Palmerstown.
Extra information: We are making our first visit to this west Dublin location. Meet in the car park off Watertown Avenue. For a map showing the meeting place click HERE, the car park is at Flag 2 on the map.

February 2023

Indoor Meeting

Date & time: Tuesday, 7th February at 8pm.
Location: The Killiney Room, Graduate Bar, Rochestown Avenue.
Title: A birders tour of Cuba.
Speaker: Paul Lynch.
Details: Paul recounts his search for Caribbean endemics.

Outdoor Meeting

Date & time to meet: Sunday, 12th February at 4:30pm.
Outing to: Turvey Parklands.
Extra information: Please note the later than usual meeting time, we are hoping to see owls at Turvey. Meet in Turvey Parklands car park off Turvey Avenue. For a map showing the meeting place click HERE, the car park is at Flag 3 on the map.