Cape Clear, Bioblitz, newest program details

By @CapeClearBioBtz. Title image by Peter Cox, one of our guest speakers for the photography evening.

As the time grows closer more and more details are being confirmed. This version in English, an Irish version will asap (inshallah).

Provisional Programme of events. Cape Clear Heritage Festival June 7th -12th 2016

(These times may change. Please check with organiser of each event for more details)

Tuesday 7th June

08.00 – 09.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

10.00 – 12.00  Flower walk                                         Geoff Oliver

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

13.00 – 15.00  Rocky shore as Gaeilge                       Paula Ní Ríogáin

13-00 – 15.00  Fastnet Trip (low tide 14.19)              MJ Cadogan

19.00 – 21.00  Photography evening with special guests  Simon Cocking

21.00 Meals in Cotter’s Bar and Sean Rua’s Restaurant

21.00 – 22.00  Bird Observatory Log (daily record of wildlife sightings)

Wednesday 8th June

08.00 – 09.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

10.00 – 12.00  Dry-stone walling                                Áine Ní Ríogáin

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll

12.00 – 14.00  Flower walk                                         Geoff Oliver

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

14-00 – 16.00  Fastnet Trip                                         MJ Cadogan

14.00 – 16.00  Net-mending demonstration              To be confirmed

– 21.00 Meals in Cotter’s Bar and Sean Rua’s Restaurant

21.00 – 22.00  Bird Observatory Log (daily record of wildlife sightings)

Traditional music/dance in the pubs

Thursday 9th June

08.00 – 09.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

10.00 – 12.00  Dry-stone walling                                Áine Ní Ríogáin

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll

12.00 – 14.00  Flower walk                                         Geoff Oliver

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

14.00 – 16.00  Net-mending demonstration              To be confirmed

15-00 – 18.00  Fastnet Trip                                         MJ Cadogan

– 21.00 Meals in Cotter’s Bar and Sean Rua’s Restaurant

21.00 – 22.00  Bird Observatory Log (daily record of wildlife sightings)

Traditional music/dance in the pubs

 

Friday 10th June

08.00 – 09.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

13.00 – 15.00 Seaweed buffet  Suzy Brown

14.00 – 16.00  Flower walk                                         Geoff Oliver

16-00 – 18.00  Fastnet Trip                                         MJ Cadogan

– 21.00 Traditional meal in Sean Rua’s Restaurant

21.00 – 22.00  Bird Observatory Log (daily record of wildlife sightings)

22-00 – 23.00  Bat walk and star gazing                     Paddy Sleeman

Traditional music/dance in the pubs              Seamus O’Driscoll

Saturday 11th June

08.00 – 09.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

10.00 – 12.00  Flower walk                                         Geoff Oliver

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

12.00               Launch of Island BioBlitz 2016

12.30 – 15.30  Sea watch from the cliffs                    Padraig Whooley  IWDG

14.00 – 18.00  Pelagic boat trip                                                  Paul Connaughton

16-30 – 18.30  Fastnet Trip (low tide 17.26)              MJ Cadogan

– 21.00 Traditional meal in Cotter’s Bar

21.00 – 22.00  Bird Observatory Log (daily record of wildlife sightings)

22-00 – 23.00  Bat walk and star gazing                     Andrew Harrington

Traditional music/dance in the pubs              Seamus O’Driscoll

 

Sunday 12th June

08.00 – 10.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

09.00 – 11.00  Opening of Moth traps                       Eamon O’Donnell

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

12.00               FINISH of Island BioBlitz 2016

12.30               Winners of Island BioBlitz 2016 announced

14.00 – 16.00  Heritage walk                                      Diarmuid Ó Drisceoil

 

Contact Mobile email
Steve Wing 086 4099664 steve.ccbo@gmail.com
Geoff Oliver 087 6197817 golivercape@gmail.com
Paula Ní Ríogáin 085 2029094 paula@lasmuigh.ie
Pat Con O’Driscoll iascairi@eircom.net
Ed Harper 087 7973056 goat@iol.ie
Simon Cocking 086 8385879 simoncocking3@gmail.com
Cotter’s Bar 028 39153
An Siopa 028 39099
Michael John Cadogan 086 8123779 comolane@eircom.net
Suzy Brown (086) 128 7366 (086) 128 7366
Joan Magennis  028 41006

 

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