Republic of Ireland

These sightings, unless otherwise noted, are all collated and validated by Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
and are available on www.iwdg.ie

The most recent sightings in this area are:

Bottlenose dolphin (x25) - Malahide, Dublin at 16:10 on 4 Aug 2018 by P&O Cruises ORCA
Bottlenose dolphin (x10) - Malahide, Dublin at 16:05 on 4 Aug 2018 by P&O Cruises ORCA
Common dolphin (x4) - Malahide, Dublin at 16:00 on 4 Aug 2018 by P&O Cruises ORCA
Common dolphin (x1) - Malahide, Dublin at 16:17 on 3 Aug 2018 by P&O Cruises ORCA
Common dolphin (x8) - Offshore Seven Heads, Ireland at 13:45 on 16 Jul 2018 by Alistair Harkness
Harbour porpoise (x7) - Lough Silly, Donegal at 21:00 on 29 Jun 2018 by Sean McCrystal
Harbour porpoise (x5) - Howth Head, Co. Dublin at 14:00 on 12 Sep 2017 by Dave O'Connor / IWDG
Harbour porpoise (x50) - Kerry, Ireland at 12:00 on 12 Sep 2017 by Martin Morgan
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Off Dublin, Ireland at 17:40 on 11 Sep 2017 by Kathy James
Harbour porpoise (x3) - Skerries, Co. Dublin at 14:45 on 11 Sep 2017 by Conal O'Flanagan / IWDG
Bottlenose dolphin (x6) - Dooagh, Achill Island at 15:45 on 18 Aug 2017 by Laurence Clark
Bottlenose dolphin (x15) - Malin Head, Ireland at 13:30 on 10 Aug 2017 by Chris Lumb
Risso's dolphin (x1) - Hook Head, Wexford at 14:18 on 24 Jul 2017 by Glynis Rockett
Killer whale (x1) - Dublin Port, Dublin at 16:00 on 22 Jul 2017 by Julie Ludwell
Common dolphin (x2) - Minehead lighthouse, Cork, Ireland at 10:41 on 18 Jul 2017 by Glynis Rockett
Cetacean species (x1) - Youghal, Cork on 18 Jul 2017 by Glynis Rockett
Risso's dolphin (x3) - On passage kilmore Quay to Dunmore East. Off Ballyteige Bay at 10:19 on 17 Jul 2017 by Glynis Rockett
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Ballyteige Bay, Ireland at 09:51 on 17 Jul 2017 by Glynis Rockett
Minke whale (x1) - Off Carnsore Point, Ireland at 15:16 on 12 Jul 2017 by Glynis Rockett
Common dolphin (x12) - Saint Georges Channel, Ireland at 13:05 on 12 Jul 2017 by Glynis Rockett
Common dolphin (x10) - Saint Georges Channel, Ireland on 5 Jul 2017 by Nicholas Fenton-Smith
Common dolphin (x4) - Irish Sea at 08:25 on 29 Sep 2016 by suzie miller
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Irish Sea at 14:35 on 26 Sep 2016 by Suzie Miller
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Irish Sea at 14:26 on 26 Sep 2016 by Suzie Miller
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Irish Sea at 14:13 on 26 Sep 2016 by Suzie Miller
Harbour porpoise (x3) - Irish Sea at 13:53 on 26 Sep 2016 by Suzie Miller
Harbour porpoise (x6) - Irish Sea at 13:45 on 26 Sep 2016 by Suzie Miller
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Irish Sea at 13:12 on 26 Sep 2016 by suzie miller
Long-finned pilot whale (x6) - Dublin to Holyhead, approx 1 hour from Dublin at 10:00 on 25 Aug 2016 by Len Lewis
Risso's dolphin (x1) - Kilmore Quay, Wexford at 11:30 on 9 Jul 2016 by Jan Robinson
Fin whale (x1) - Cape Clear, Cork at 16:57 on 4 Jun 2016 by Unknown Rare Bird Alert
Bowhead whale (x1) - Carlingford Lough on 29 May 2016 by Unknown Observer/IWDG
Humpback whale (x1) - Black Ball Head, Co. Cork at 13:20 on 13 Oct 2015 by Patrick Lyne /IWDG
Humpback whale (x2) - Bantry Bay, Co. Cork at 12:00 on 12 Oct 2015 by Femke Peterse Hurenkamp /IWDG
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Passage East, River Suir, Co. Waterford at 12:30 on 11 Oct 2015 by Paddy Roche /IWDG
Harbour porpoise (x4) - Dun Laoghaire, Dublin at 09:40 on 9 Oct 2015 by Nick Channon / IWDG
Harbour porpoise (x3) - Dun Laoghaire Co. Dublin at 09:52 on 1 Oct 2015 by Nick Channon/IWDG
Humpback whale (x1) - Valentia Island, Co. Kerry at 11:30 on 29 Sep 2015 by Aidan Walsh
Cetacean species (x2) - Greystones, Co. Wicklow at 11:05 on 27 Sep 2015 by Eileen Whooley
Humpback whale (x1) - Kedge Head, Co. Cork at 09:30 on 23 Sep 2015 by Simon Duggan
Fin whale (x2) - Galley Head, Co. Cork at 15:30 on 22 Sep 2015 by Colin Barnes/IWDG
Common dolphin (x200) - Galley Head, Co. Cork at 15:00 on 22 Sep 2015 by Colin Barnes/IWDG
Minke whale (x3) - Kedge Island, Co. Cork at 15:00 on 22 Sep 2015 by Colin Barnes/IWDG
Humpback whale (x1) - Kedge Island, Co. Cork at 14:49 on 22 Sep 2015 by Mícheál Cottrell/IWDG
Humpback whale (x1) - Gascannan Sound, Co. Cork at 14:00 on 22 Sep 2015 by Mícheál Cottrell/IWDG
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo at 15:55 on 21 Sep 2015 by Rossa Meade/IWDG
Harbour porpoise (x8) - Valentia Harbour, Co. Kerry at 12:00 on 20 Sep 2015 by Sean Pierce/IWDG
Humpback whale (x1) - Dunaff Head, Donegal, Ireland on 13 Aug 2015 by Kev Roy
Bottlenose dolphin (x7) - Rosslare, Wexford at 17:00 on 4 Aug 2015 by Bryan Pinchen
Risso's dolphin (x2) - Rosslare, Wexford at 17:00 on 4 Aug 2015 by Bryan Pinchen
Bottlenose dolphin (x1) - Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway at 07:00 on 6 Jul 2015 by Declan McGuire/IWDG
Risso's dolphin (x8) - Off Rosslare, Wexford on 16 Jun 2015 by Mick Parker
Risso's dolphin (x7) - Rosslare, Republic of Ireland on 15 Jun 2015 by Mick Parker
Fin whale (x4) - Bantry Bay, Cork at 10:00 on 7 Jun 2015 by Patrick Lyne/IWDG
Bottlenose dolphin (x1) - Inis Oirr, Arran Islands, Galway at 15:00 on 9 May 2015 by Barry Mc Mahon/IWDG
Minke whale (x5) - Cape Clear Island, Cork at 11:00 on 9 May 2015 by Colin Barnes/IWDG
Common dolphin (x150) - Clogher Head, Slea Head Peninsula, Kerry at 08:30 on 9 May 2015 by Nick Masset/IWDG
Common dolphin (x12) - Barna, Galway at 08:28 on 9 May 2015 by David Tully/IWDG
Minke whale (x1) - Rosscarbery Bay, Cork at 07:25 on 8 May 2015 by Calvin Jones/IWDG
Humpback whale (x1) - Sybil Head, Kerry at 11:30 on 7 May 2015 by Nick Masset/IWDG
Minke whale (x15) - Gascanaun Sound, Cork at 11:20 on 7 May 2015 by Colin Barnes/IWDG
Common dolphin (x250) - Sybil Head, Kerry at 11:00 on 7 May 2015 by Nick Masset/IWDG
Minke whale (x15) - Bantry Bay, Cork at 10:00 on 7 May 2015 by Patrick Lyne/IWDG
Common dolphin (x200) - Bantry Bay, Cork at 10:00 on 7 May 2015 by Patrick Lyne/IWDG
Humpback whale (x1) - Clogher Head, Slea Head Peninsula, Kerry at 08:00 on 5 May 2015 by Nick Masset/IWDG
Minke whale (x6) - Clogher Head, Slea Head Peninsula, Kerry at 08:00 on 5 May 2015 by Nick Masset/IWDG
Common dolphin (x200) - Clogher Head, Slea Head Peninsula, Kerry at 08:00 on 5 May 2015 by Nick Masset/IWDG
Dolphin species (x8) - Dursey Sound, Cork at 17:30 on 4 May 2015 by Dave O'Connor/IWDG
Humpback whale (x1) - Clogher Head, Slea Head Peninsula, Kerry at 13:45 on 2 May 2015 by Nick Masset/IWDG
Common dolphin (x100) - Clogher Head, Slea Head Peninsula, Kerry at 13:45 on 2 May 2015 by Nick Masset/IWDG
Cetacean species (x1) - Slea Head, Kerry at 10:10 on 2 May 2015 by Dave O'Connor/IWDG
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Tullan Strand, Bundoran, Donegal at 14:30 on 1 May 2015 by Darren Craig/IWDG
Common dolphin (x150) - Offshore West Cork at 12:00 on 30 Apr 2015 by Colin Barnes/IWDG
Minke whale (x3) - Offshore West Cork, Cork at 11:15 on 30 Apr 2015 by Colin Barnes/IWDG
Risso's dolphin (x2) - Skellig Island, Kerry at 10:15 on 30 Apr 2015 by Mick Sheeran/IWDG
Common dolphin (x350) - Bray Head, Valentia Island, Kerry at 09:15 on 30 Apr 2015 by Mick Sheeran/IWDG
Minke whale (x3) - Slea Head, Kerry at 09:00 on 30 Apr 2015 by Nick Masset/IWDG
Harbour porpoise (x10) - Slea Head, Kerry at 09:00 on 30 Apr 2015 by Nick Masset/IWDG
Common dolphin (x90) - Slea Head, Kerry at 09:00 on 30 Apr 2015 by Nick Masset/IWDG
Common dolphin (x200) - Gascanaun Sound: Cape Clear-Sherkin Isl. at 15:15 on 26 Apr 2015 by Colin Barnes/IWDG
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Mullaghmore, Sligo at 18:30 on 24 Apr 2015 by Darren Craig (IWDG)
Bottlenose dolphin (x3) - Tullan Strand, Bundoran, Co. Donegal at 13:00 on 24 Apr 2015 by Shannon Ivers/IWDG
Bottlenose dolphin (x1) - Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway at 22:00 on 23 Apr 2015 by John Power/IWDG
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Killiney Bay, Dublin at 07:10 on 23 Apr 2015 by Justin Ivory/IWDG
Common dolphin (x100) - Slea Head, Kerry at 19:00 on 22 Apr 2015 by Nick Massett/ IWDG
Bottlenose dolphin (x1) - Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway at 16:19 on 22 Apr 2015 by John Power/IWDG
Minke whale (x3) - Slea Head, Kerry at 10:45 on 22 Apr 2015 by Nick Massett/ IWDG
Bottlenose dolphin (x1) - Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway at 19:49 on 21 Apr 2015 by John Power/IWDG
Minke whale (x6) - Slea Head, Kerry at 12:00 on 21 Apr 2015 by Dave O Connor/IWDG
Minke whale (x1) - Downpatrick Head, Mayo at 11:45 on 21 Apr 2015 by Caroline Tuffy/IWDG
Bottlenose dolphin (x1) - Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway at 18:15 on 20 Apr 2015 by Niall Keogh
Bottlenose dolphin (x30) - Cassan Sound, St. John's Point, Donegal at 12:00 on 19 Apr 2015 by Garth Herdman/IWDG
Bottlenose dolphin (x1) - Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway at 20:00 on 18 Apr 2015 by Catherine O'Sullivan/IWDG
Minke whale (x5) - Slea Head, Kerry at 09:30 on 18 Apr 2015 by Britta Wilkens/ IWDG
Bottlenose dolphin (x1) - Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway at 19:25 on 17 Apr 2015 by John Power/IWDG
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Aedfern, Argyleshire at 13:35 on 17 Apr 2015 by Lindsay Johnston
Bottlenose dolphin (x1) - Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway at 18:45 on 16 Apr 2015 by John Power
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Dunmore East, Waterford at 14:30 on 16 Apr 2015 by Patricia Kirk/IWDG
Bottlenose dolphin (x4) - Ventry, Kerry at 18:15 on 15 Apr 2015 by Britta Wilkens/ IWDG
Minke whale (x3) - Slea Head, Co. Kerry at 15:30 on 15 Apr 2015 by Nick Massett/ IWDG

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