May 2015

Field Visit Report: Trip to the Natural History Museum

Submitted by admin on Sun, 05/24/2015 - 16:33
Members and friends of the Institute of Biology of Ireland, and members of the public congregated at the entrance to the Natural History Museum, Merrion St., Dublin 2, at 2 pm on Saturday, May 16th. The occasion was activity number 5 of the Activity Series 2015 of IBIOLI - a guided tour of the “Dead Zoo” under the leadership of Dr Nigel Monaghan, Keeper of the Museum.

Field Visit Report: Bealtaine Dawn Chorus

Submitted by admin on Fri, 05/08/2015 - 15:58
On Sunday morning, May 3rd 2015 at 5.30am, 52 interested ‘birdwatchers’ gathered outside the Village Store in Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare for the annual Dawn Chorus event. The event, which was organized by BurrenBeo Trust (, warmly welcomed members of The Institute of Biology of Ireland ( to join them. Gordon D’Arcy, the well-known and respected ornithologist, led the group around the local Turlough, Lough Rask.