South Dublin Branch - Events

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

Calendar of Upcoming Events

February 2019

Indoor Meeting

Date & time: 8pm, Tuesday 5th February 2019.
Venue: The Graduate Pub, Rochestown Avenue.
Title: What DNA tells us about Irish birds.
Speaker: Des Higgins, South Dublin Branch committee member.

Outdoor Meeting

Date: Sunday, 10th February 2019.
Outing to: Booterstown Marsh.
Extra information: Meet in the DART car park at 10:30. For more information on Booterstown click here. The car park (meeting point) is at Flag G on the map.

March 2019

Branch AGM
followed by our famous fun bird quiz, start swotting now!

Date & time: 8pm, Tuesday 5th March 2019.
Venue: The Graduate Pub, Rochestown Avenue.

Coach Outing

Date: Sunday, 10th March 2019.
Outing to: Dundalk Bay, Louth.
Extra information: Coach departs at 08:30 sharp from outside the old HSS Ferry Terminal, Harbour Road, Dun Laoghaire. To read about our last Co. Louth coach outing in March 2017 click here. Bookings taken at our indoor meetings.
Please note that the 'bookings@southdublinbirds.com' email address has been discontinued.

April 2019

Indoor Meeting

Date & time: 8pm, Tuesday 2nd April 2019.
Venue: The Graduate Pub, Rochestown Avenue.
Title: To the Ends of the Earth.
Speaker: Author and ornithologist, Anthony McGeehan.

Outdoor Meeting

Date: Sunday, 7th April 2019.
Outing to: Avondale House and Forest Park, Wicklow.
Extra information: Meet in the main car park at 09:00. For a map showing the meeting point click here. The car park is at Flag 1 on the map.

May 2019

Indoor Meeting

Date & time: 8pm, Tuesday 7th May 2019.
Venue: The Graduate Pub, Rochestown Avenue.
Title: Bring me that horizon: seabird and cetacean surveys in Irish offshore waters.
Speaker: Niall T. Keogh, PhD student, Marine and Freshwater Research Centre GMIT.

National Dawn Chorus Day

Date: Sunday, 12th May 2019.
Outing to: Killiney Hill.
Extra information: Meet in the car park off Dalkey Avenue at 04:00. Dress warmly. Note the very early starting time.

Outdoor Meeting

Date: Sunday, 19th May 2019.
Outing to: Polardstown Fen, Kildare.
Extra information: Parking at the Fen is limited, therefore we will meet nearby at the Curragh Dog Walk car park at 09:00 and carpool from there.
Directions: Pollardstown Fen is 3km west of Newbridge. Leave the N7 at Exit 12 and take the R413 towards the Curragh Racecourse. Just before reaching the stands, the dog walk car park is next to a roundabout on the left hand side. For a map showing the meeting point and the Fen click here. The dog walk car park is at Flag 2 and the Fen is at Flag 3.