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:

Dolphin species (x2) - Dalkey, Dublin at 11:00 on 13 Oct 2019 by Eithne Hughes
Common dolphin (x7) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 18:28 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x3) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 18:18 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x2) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 18:16 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x3) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 18:10 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x3) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 17:44 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x10) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 17:34 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x6) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 17:26 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Minke whale (x1) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 17:22 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x2) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 16:40 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x5) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 16:39 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x4) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 16:34 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Unknown (x8) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 06:46 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x4) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 06:39 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x2) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 06:37 on 3 Aug 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x3) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 20:02 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x2) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 19:58 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x5) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 19:54 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x6) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 19:49 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x4) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 19:04 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Bottlenose dolphin (x2) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 18:35 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x5) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 18:31 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x3) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 18:04 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Minke whale (x1) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 17:52 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x30) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 17:05 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x3) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 16:50 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 16:48 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Bottlenose dolphin (x3) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 06:34 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x6) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 06:24 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Common dolphin (x4) - Offshore Cork, County Cork at 05:38 on 27 Jul 2019 by ORCA ORCA
Minke whale (x22) - Blasket Island, Co. Kerry on 18 Jun 2019 by Nick Massett/IWDG
Humpback whale (x10) - Offshore West Cork, Co. Cork on 18 Jun 2019 by Chris O'Sullivan
Humpback whale (x3) - Blasket Island, Co. Kerry on 18 Jun 2019 by Nick Massett/IWDG
Minke whale (x20) - Cork, Co. Southwest region on 18 Jun 2019 by Meadhbh Quinn
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Skerries, Co. Dublin on 15 Jun 2019 by John Brophy
Minke whale (x17) - Blasket Island, Co. Kerry on 6 Jun 2019 by NIck Massett/IWDG
Humpback whale (x2) - Slea Head, County Kerry on 3 Jun 2019 by Nick Massett
Humpback whale (x2) - Slea Head, County Kerry on 3 Jun 2019 by Nick Massett
Risso's dolphin (x8) - Seven Heads, County Cork on 1 Jun 2019 by Jessica Giannoumi
Harbour porpoise (x3) - Shrove, Donegal at 14:21 on 29 May 2019 by Mark Daly
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Shrove, Donegal at 20:01 on 28 May 2019 by Mark Daly
Harbour porpoise (x15) - Cape Clear Island, Cork at 15:01 on 26 May 2019 by Jessica Koquert
Minke whale (x1) - Brinlack, Donegal at 06:25 on 22 May 2019 by Gareth Doherty
Killer whale (x2) - Clonakilty, Cork at 18:00 on 21 May 2019 by David Edwards
Bottlenose dolphin (x4) - Arklow, Wicklow at 13:43 on 20 May 2019 by Brendan Dillon
Harbour porpoise (x6) - Brinlack, Donegal at 06:30 on 20 May 2019 by Gareth Doherty
Minke whale (x2) - Stags Rocks, Cork at 16:00 on 11 Apr 2019 by Colin Barnes
Bottlenose dolphin (x7) - Ballymastocker Beach, Donegal at 15:00 on 11 Apr 2019 by Steve Sweet
Bottlenose dolphin (x1) - Nimmos pier, Galway at 11:00 on 11 Apr 2019 by Tess Peters
Dolphin species (x3) - Cloonagh Beach, Sligo at 17:20 on 10 Apr 2019 by Tuyen VU
Cetacean species (x4) - Kilkee, Clare at 15:45 on 10 Apr 2019 by Jelena Emrich
Harbour porpoise (x3) - Stags Rocks, Cork at 15:00 on 10 Apr 2019 by Colin Barnes
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
Bottlenose dolphin (x8) - Half a mile of the coast of Fintragh Bay, Co. Donegal at 13:00 on 23 Jul 2018 by Charlie Gallop
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
Sunfish (x1) - 5km south of Inishmore, Aran Islands, Rep Ireland at 04:30 on 28 Jun 2018 by Conor Bolas
Common dolphin (x1) - Enniscrone, Co. Sligo, Ireland at 15:00 on 19 Sep 2017 by Aileen Horkan
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
Minke whale (x2) - Offshore Donegal, Republic of Ireland at 11:00 on 31 Aug 2017 by Gill John
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
Dolphin species (x11) - Skerries, Dublin at 14:30 on 19 Sep 2016 by Anne Williams
Bottlenose dolphin (x3) - Fanad Head Lighthouse, Donegal at 07:00 on 2 Sep 2016 by Jo Sturr
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

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