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Events and Courses in and near County Clare 2005

Events and Courses in and near County Clare 2005.
Please note that dates, times and venues may be subject to change.
Always contact the appropriate organisation to confirm details before attending any of the events.

  Date Event Location Contact Details
February Saturday 26th Birdwatching Outing Nimmo’s Pier, Galway
Meet at 11am at the pier
Tom Lynch 065 6822145 or
John Murphy 061 476885
  Saturday 26th
2 – 5pm
Wildlife in Your Community
Learn about what wildlife lives in your locality and what you can do to manage it. This course will particularly focus on woodlands.
East Clare Heritage Centre, Tuamgraney
Will include an indoor talk and an outdoor session in Raheen Woods.
Elaine Keegan, Biodiversity Officer,
Clare County Council biodiversity@claercoco.ie
065 6846456
  Sunday 27th
2 – 5pm
Wildlife in Your Community
Learn about what wildlife lives in your locality and what you can do to manage it. This course will particularly focus on coastal and peatland habitats.
Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, Kilrush
Will include an indoor talk and an outdoor session mainly on the seashore.
Elaine Keegan, Biodiversity Officer,
Clare County Council biodiversity@claercoco.ie
065 6846456
  Every Sunday 13th - 27th Sustainable Woodland Management How to identify plants and animals, survey and plant and manage woodlands. Bealkelly Wood, Tuamgraney CELT (Centre for Environmental Living & Training)
www.celtnet.org

info@celtnet.org
February - November Once a month on Saturdays Garden Complete – A Month by Month Guide Bridgetown, Co Clare The Organic Centre, Rossinver, Co. Leitrim 071 9854338
www.theorganiccentre.ie
March Saturday 5th
11am – 1pm
Wildlife in Your Community
Learn about what wildlife lives in your locality and what you can do to manage it. This course will be on general wildlife and wildlife gardening.
County Museum, Ennis Elaine Keegan, Biodiversity Officer,
Clare County Council biodiversity@claercoco.ie
065 6846456
  Saturday 5th
2.30 – 5.30pm
Wildlife in Your Community
Learn about what wildlife lives in your locality and what you can do to manage it. This course will focus on coastal habitats.
Quilty National School, Quilty
Will include an indoor talk and an outdoor session on the seashore.
Elaine Keegan, Biodiversity Officer,
Clare County Council biodiversity@claercoco.ie
065 6846456
  6th - 12th Tree Week Events will take place throughout Ireland this week. Native Trees available for schools and community groups in County Clare prior to this week. The Tree Council
www.treecouncil.ie

Tel: 01 2849211
Environment Section, Clare County Council
065 6846331 or 065 6846386
  Tuesday 22nd World Water Day    
  TBC Earth Day    
April Saturday – Sunday 23rd – 24th Weekend in the Woods Courses such as Native Woodland Skills, River Ecology, Woodcarving, dry-stone and lime mortar walling and Herb-lore. Bealkelly woods, Tuamgraney, Co. Clare CELT
(Centre for Environmental Living & Training)
www.celtnet.org

info@celtnet.org
May Sunday 22nd Biodiversity Day TBC Elaine Keegan, Biodiversity Officer,
Clare County Council biodiversity@claercoco.ie
065 6846456
June Sunday 5th World Environment Day    
  Wednesday 8th World Oceans Day    
  TBC Green Week   ENFO Information on the Environment www.enfo.ie
  Saturday 18th Burren Outing Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare Galway Naturalists Field Club http://homepage.eircom.net/~gnfc galwaynaturalists@eircom.net
  Saturday 18th Bird and Other Wildlife Outing Will look at the riverside wildlife and vist a nearby bog Castleconnell, Co. Limerick Meet at the Car Park by the River Shannon at 2pm Limerick Branch Birdwatch Ireland
Geoff Hunt 069 62484 geoffreyhunt@eircom.net or
Antoin Kiely 061 336510
  Sunday 26th Guided Woodland Walk Garryland, Co. Galway Meet at Coole Park at 2.30pm Elaine O'Riordan, Facilitator, Crann an Iarthair (Galway Branch) 086 3335272 www.crann.ie
info@crann.ie
  Wednesday 29th Bat Watching Mountbellew, Co. Galway Galway Naturalists Field Club http://homepage.eircom.net/~gnfc galwaynaturalists@eircom.net
July Saturday 2nd Beginners Organic Gardening - Fruit and Herbs Irish Seed Savers Association, Scarriff, Co. Clare Irish Seed Savers Association, Capparoe, Scarriff, Co. Clare 0161 921866 www.irishseedsavers.ie
info@irishseedsavers.ie
  15th - 21st Summer in the Woods -
Courses in traditional skills and ecological trades
Bealkelly Woods, Tuamgraney, Co.Clare Centre for Environmental Living and Training, c/o East Clare Community
Co-op, Main Street, Scariff, Co Clare
061 640765 or 087 632 4644 www.celtnet.org
info@celtnet.org
  Sunday 19th An Afternoon with Mary Reynolds
Garden design incorporating native trees and flowers
Bridgit's Garden, Roscahill, Co. Galway Brigits Garden, Pollagh, Roscahill, Co. Galway 091 550905 www.galwaygarden.com
August Saturday 6th Beginners Organic Gardening - Pests, diseases, weeds and harvesting Irish Seed Savers Association, Scarriff, Co. Clare Irish Seed Savers Association,
Capparoe, Scarriff, Co. Clare 061 921866 www.irishseedsavers.ie
info@irishseedsavers.ie
  23rd – 25th Conference on Health and Biodiversity Galway Nigel Malcolm, COHAB 2005, Galway info@cohab2005.com
091 765640
  Sunday 28th Birdwatching outing Shannon Airport Lagoon, Shannon, Co. Clare Clare Branch Birdwatch Ireland
Tom Lynch 065 6822145 or
John Murphy 061 476885
September Saturday 3rd Beginners Organic Gardening - Extending the Season - Seedsaving, Winter crops Irish Seed Savers Association, Scarriff, Co. Clare Irish Seed Savers Association,
Capparoe, Scarriff, Co. Clare 061 921866 www.irishseedsavers.ie
info@irishseedsavers.ie
  4th - 11th Heritage Week Many events will take place throughout Clare and Ireland this week Congella McGuire, Heritage Officer, Clare County Council cmcguire@clarecoco.ie 065 6821616
  Thursday 22nd Car Free Day Throughout Ireland ENFO Information on the Environment www.enfo.ie
October Saturday 22nd Creating an Orchid Irish Seed Savers Association, Scarriff, Co. Clare Irish Seed Savers Association,
Capparoe, Scarriff, Co. Clare 061 921866 www.irishseedsavers.ie
info@irishseedsavers.ie

TBC – To Be Confirmed

If you know of an event you wish to add to this list, please contact:
Elaine Keegan, Biodiversity Action Plan Project Manager, Clare County Council
E-mail: ekeegan@clarecoco.ie
Tel: 065-6846456

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