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recent sightings of whales and dolphins, © Pádraig Whooley, IWDG
book your west cork whale watching trip, © Pádraig Whooley, IWDG
amazing gallery of photgraphs, © Mike Brown Photography

Testimonials & Media

I stopped counting when I got to 37 dolphins. The jumping, diving, jostling pod had surrounded our catamaran like a gang of silver grey muggers, but my attention had been sidetracked by two bulky, menacing shapes to the left of the group......

Ian Belcher, The Guardian

A giant head broke the surface and a plume of spray erupted seven metres into the air. The head was followed by the graceful arch of an enormous back and, several seconds later, by a small curved dorsal fin...

Calvin Jones. The Countryman

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marine life in west cork waters, © Ian Slevin
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The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group - (www.iwdg.ie)

Padraig Whooley

Willaim Helps (www.williamhelps.com)

Mike Brown Photography (www.mikebrownphotography.com)

Ian Slevin

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