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It is top against bottom as Buccaneers and Dolphin battle for precious Ulster Bank League points at Dubarry Park on Saturday next. Kick off for this key Division 1B match in Athlone is 2.30pm.
Want to come face to face with a 15 metre sperm whale, hug a porpoise, see life sized models of whales, dolphins, seals, a turtle, and even a shark? Well now is your chance as Galway is set to welcome the Marine Wildlife Roadshow as well as being the venue for two important events dedicated to the conservation of whales and dolphins.
More than 500 marine mammal biologists from around the world will gather in Galway in the coming days for the 26th annual conference of the European Cetacean Society, hosted this year by Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWD).
Whale watchers and would-be whale watchers all over the country will have been inspired and excited by the news of the sighting of a blue whale in Irish waters a couple of weeks ago. The initial observation—the first recorded and confirmed sighting of a blue whale in Irish waters for at least 20 years—was made during a tuna fishing trip off the coast of Kerry, and there were two further sightings in the following few days.