South Dublin Branch - Events

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

Calendar of Upcoming Events

March 2024

Indoor Meeting

Date & time: Tuesday, 5th March at 8pm.
Location: The Killiney Room, Graduate Bar, Rochestown Avenue.
Event: Branch AGM.
Details: Once branch business is completed we'll have a fun quiz.

Outdoor Meeting

Date & time to meet: Sunday, 10th March at 10am.
Outing to: Kilbogget Park.
Extra information: Meet at the Granville Road entrance gates to the park. For a map showing the meeting place click HERE, the meeting point is at Flag 1 on the map.

April 2024

Indoor Meeting

Date & time: Tuesday, 2nd April at 8pm.
Location: The Killiney Room, Graduate Bar, Rochestown Avenue.
Title: Strawberries in December, farming, food and biodiversity.
Speaker: Paul Moore.
Details: Paul is a seventh generation farmer and conservationist, a member of BirdWatch Ireland for over 35 years and a Cork Branch committee member, and a former member of the Irish Rare Birds Committee and BirdWatch Ireland board member. He will talk about how we got to where we are in the modern world with food production and its impact on farmland biodiversity.

Outdoor Meeting

Date & time to meet: Sunday, 7th April at 10am.
Outing to: St. Catherine's Park, Lucan.
Extra information: Meet in the park's overflow car park. For a map showing the meeting place click HERE, the meeting point is at Flag 2 on the map on the map.

May 2024

Indoor Meeting

Date & time: Tuesday, 7th May at 8pm.
Location: The Killiney Room, Graduate Bar, Rochestown Avenue.
Title: Bird and Orchid, Connections.
Speaker: South Dublin BirdWatch Ireland committee member, Shane Kerr.
Details: Shane has had a lifelong fascination for orchids and birds and has served as Chairperson of the Irish Orchid Society. He will discuss the biology, diversity and colourful history of orchids and their interactions and associations with birds.

Outdoor Meeting (Dawn Chorus)

Date & time to meet: Sunday, 12th May at 4am.
Outing to: Killiney Hill Park.
Extra information: Set your alarm clocks to meet in Killiney Hill car park at the top of Burmah Road off Dalkey Avenue at 04:00. Please be sure to dress warmley. For a map showing the meeting place click HERE, the car park is at Flag 3 on the map. For an account of our most recent Dawn Chorus outings, click HERE for May 2023 and click HERE for May 2022.

June 2024

Outdoor Meeting

Date & time to meet: Sunday, 9th June at 9am.
Outing to: Kilcoole, Wicklow.
Extra information: Meet in Kilcoole Train Station car park. Click HERE for a map and more information on Kilcoole, the car park is at Point A on the map. For an account of our most recent Kilcoole outings, click HERE for September 2022 and click HERE for September 2021.