April May 2019 Events

28th March 2019

A Spring Day in Dalgan

Joint Event
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Columban Ecological Institute St Columban’s, Dalgan, Navan, Co Meath

THE STORY OF FARMING IN IRELAND

With Dr John Feehan

Saturday 6th April 2019, 9.30am – 3.30pm: (Registration 9.15am) Venue

Columban Ecological Institute St Columban’s, Dalgan, Navan, Co Meath

A drama in three acts: Act 1 is ‘The Story of Farming Past’ followed by questions and coffee at 11.00am. Act 2 will tell us of ‘Farming Today’ and will be followed by lunch at 12.30pm. In the afternoon, we will head outdoors for a fieldwork session. Act 3 will be an attempt to peer into the mists of what ‘Farming in the Future’ will be

If you wish to attend please book with Elizabeth Mc Ardle, devofficemail@gmail.com Cost €30 and includes full lunch and morning tea/coffee. Students €10 and you may pay on the day. Please bring a notebook and pen. Suitable outdoor clothes, rain wear and walking boots are all recommended and the day will go ahead whatever the weather.

Keep Ireland Open AGM

Independent Event
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Dublin International Youth Hostel (An Oige) . 61 Mountjoy St Dublin 7 .

Keep Ireland Open are great supporters of An Taisce and we of them.

Their AGM is always fascinating for the reports of the situation regarding Rights of Way around the country.

This year their AGM is on Saturday April 13th Dublin International Youth Hostel (An Oige) . 61 Mountjoy St Dublin 7 . Registration 11.00 Start 11.30 .

All An Taisce members welcome. For further info contact Roger Garland Ph 01-4934239

Bat Walk & Talk, Convoy, Co Donegal

Local Association Event
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Meet at St Mary’s Parish Hall, Convoy

Meet at St Mary’s Parish Hall, Convoy, Bat Walk & Talk. Tues. May 14th at 8 p.m. Guide: Aengus Kennedy, Nature NorthWest

A one hour indoor presentation about bats worldwide and in Ireland is followed by a twilight walk in the grounds of Convoy Castle. Bat Detectors will be used to identify bats as they hunt on the wing. Bat Walks are among the more popular walks with all age group.

Cost An Taisce Members: 
Free
Cost Non Members: 
Free

Guided Nature Walk. Woodland and Bog on the Derrylahan Nature Trail

Saturday, May 25, 2019
Glenveagh National Park

Guided Nature Walk. Meet at the Visitor Centre Car Park, Glenveagh. Woodland and Bog on the Derrylahan Nature Trail, - their biodiversity and role in climate change. Sat May 25th at 11 a.m. Guide: Aengus Kennedy, Nature NorthWest

The Derrylahan Nature Trail includes the remnants of native woodland as well as a stand of mature Scots Pine, and a section of blanket bog. It has a wide variety of interesting features and gives excellent views of the Glenveagh Valley.

Cost An Taisce Members: 
Free
Cost Non Members: 
Free