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EVENTS in Herbert Park, Summer 2015

The BIG GRILL BBQ FESTIVAL will be held in Herbert Park from the 13th to the 16th August 2015

Slán To the Swift. Tue 4TH – Fri 7th August Atrium, Dublin City Council Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8

Drop by to view our Swift Box Displays. Hear from Dublin City Biodiversity and Community Development Staff in partnership with Dublin Swift Conservation Group  on their local projects to raise awareness and community conservation and nesting box initiatives.  Swift  Clinic Wednesday 5th August 12.30 pm to 2.45pm.  Meet experts from BirdWatch Ireland and learn about this iconic migratory bird whose survival depends on us keeping his  city homes. Tips on starting a local conservation project. City Swift Walk Wednesday 5th August 3pm to 4 pm.  Starting from  Dublin City Council Offices, Wood Quay Amphitheatre through city streets to lookout for any remaining Swifts in flight, to view suitable buildings for Swift nesting and to identify the difference between other similar species Swallows and Martins.

City Bird Walk and Pop up Display on Urban Birds with BirdWatch Ireland and Dublin City Council Parks Biodiversity

On the 27th of August as part of National Heritage Week join  experts from BirdWatch Ireland and Dublin City Council Biodiversity Team in Barnardos Square  ( adjacent to City Hall) for a pop up display  and  city bird walk on Urban and Suburban Birds. This is part of  Dublin City Urban Birds Project  a joint project between Bird Watch Ireland and Dublin City Council.  There will be  particular emphasis on the controversial gulls who are common in the city. The pop up display will  available for viewing  from 11am until 3.30 pm. The  guided walk will go from 12.30pm untill 3.30pm  along the Quay Walls and to  St Patricks Park and St Audeons Park to see and hear the birds.  Leave the traffic and crowds behind  you and be inspired by nature in the city. Eyes to the skies and  tune into the tweets.

EVENTS in Herbert Park, Summer 2015

The BIG GRILL BBQ FESTIVAL will be held in Herbert Park from the 13th to the 16th August 2015