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Welcome to BirdWatch Galway

BirdWatch Galway is the Galway City and County branch of BirdWatch Ireland. Once known as the Irish Wildbird Conservancy (IWC), BirdWatch Ireland is the Irish partner of Birdlife International. BirdWatch Ireland is the largest and most active voluntary conservation organisation in Ireland. Established in 1968, it has over 14,000 active members and more than 20 branches nationwide. Its primary interest is the conservation of wild birds and their habitats in Ireland.


Wednesday 7th February 2018, Connacht Hotel, Dublin Road, Galway, 7PM:
A meeting has been arranged by Colin Heaslip to discuss how best to re-establish
the Birdwatch Galway Branch on a formal basis.

Saturday 3rd March 2018, 10:30AM:
Short outing at Nimmo's Pier with Tim Griffin, Tom Cuffe & Brendan Dunne.

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Online since: 14th November 2001
Last updated: 14th February 2018
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