April May 2019 Events
A Spring Day in Dalgan
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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.
Guided Nature Walk. Woodland and Bog on the Derrylahan Nature Trail
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.