2017 Butterfly Events

There will be a series of butterfly walks and workshops in support of the Butterfly Atlas across 2017. These will cover all aspects of the project including species identification and approaches to surveying butterflies. The list below is still in development and more dates will be added soon, so come back often to check for updates!

Kerry: 13th May, 10am – 4pm. Dingle, An Mhainister (old CBS), John Street (Tomás Murray & Damaris Lysaght)

Booking: Máire Léime, Cáirde Éanlaithe Chorca Dhuibhne, leimemaire@gmail.com

Tipperary: 28th May, 10am – 4pm. Kilsheelan, venue TBA (Tomás Murray)

Booking: Fiona Crotty, Tipperary County Council, fiona.crotty@tipperarycoco.ie

Kildare: 8th June, 8pm. Townhouse Hotel, Naas. (Tomás Murray)

Public talk on the Butterfly Atlas 2021 hosted by BirdWatch Ireland Kildare Branch & Butterfly Conservation Ireland

Carlow: 16th July, 10am – 4pm. Tinryland Parish Hall am, Kilbrannish pm. (Tomás Murray)

Booking: Andrew Power, BirdWatch Ireland Carlow Branch, powera2@tcd.ie


In parallel our partners in the Butterfly Atlas Project are also running butterfly events across the island of Ireland.

Donegal: 3rd June, Sheshkinmore Dunes, An Taisce Guided Butterfly Walk (Bob Aldwell & Maurice Simms)


Butterfly Conservation Ireland list of events in 2017


Butterfly Conservation Northern Ireland list of events in 2017