Pup Shower Family Fun Day
Jul
1
10:00 am10:00

Pup Shower Family Fun Day

  • Seal Rescue Ireland

We rescued our first baby common seal of the season, Ron Weasley! Come welcome Ron and enjoy a day of games, crafts and family fun at the Courtown Seal Rescue Centre! In place of an entry fee please check out our wishlist at the link below for Ron and the other common seal pups we expect to see soon!

http://www.sealrescueireland.org/pup-shower-wishlist/


Rescue Training and Seal Release in Carlingford
Jun
18
9:00 am09:00

Rescue Training and Seal Release in Carlingford

  • old school house

Training Course for Joining Seal Rescue Ireland's Rescue Team. 

We are expanding our stranding network and looking for new and enthusiastic people who are interested in helping rescue seals from all over Ireland. We are holding a training course in Carlingford Co Louth on Sunday June 18th from 9am - 1pm.

The training fee of €35 which includes the full day training, rescue vest, membership card and a starter rescue pack. After training at 2pm join us at Gyles Quay beach to watch some of our successfully rehabilitated seals as they return to the wild.

Space is limited so please register and learn how to reserve your spot by emailing our volunteer coordinator at volunteersealrescueireland@gmail.com

The Bush Old School House is located in Bush (on the road between Greenore and Dundalk) only 10 minutes drive from Carlingford and only 5 minutes from Gyles Quay.  https://www.facebook.com/busholdschoolhouse/

Spring Clothing Drive
May
19
Jun 15

Spring Clothing Drive

  • Seal Rescue Ireland

Please donate your old clothes to Seal Rescue Ireland to help raise funds to care for our seal pups! Shoes, T-shirts, towels and others welcomed! Please drop off at the centre in Courtown (Behind the swimming pool) any day from 10-5pm. 

Rescue Training - Strandhill Sligo
May
14
4:00 pm16:00

Rescue Training - Strandhill Sligo

  • Surf Club

Training Course for Joining Seal Rescue Ireland's Rescue Team. 
We are expanding our stranding network and looking for new and enthusiastic people who are interested in helping rescue seals from all over Ireland. We are holding a training course at the Surf Club in Strandhill Co Sligo on Saturday May 14th. The training fee of 35 euros includes the full day training, rescue vest, membership card and a starter rescue packet. 

Space is limited so please register and learn how to reserve your spot by emailing our volunteer coordinator at volunteersealrescueireland@gmail.com

Pup Crawl
May
12
May 13

Pup Crawl

  • McSwiggen's Bar

Do you love seals? Drink deals? Great craic? Then come support the Republic of Ireland’s only seal rehabilitation centre by downing some shots for the seals at our fundraiser on Friday, May 12: The Seal Rescue Ireland “Pup Crawl” through Galway City!

We'll be hitting 4 pubs and one nightclub on the crawl, with games, prizes, and plenty of free and discounted drinks along the way! All proceeds go directly to healing our sealios, so register before Monday, May 8 to reserve your ticket AND a dope, exclusive, hilariously punny pub crawl tee!

If you happen to be anti-tshirt, feel free to register right up until the day of the event, Friday May 12. More details: http://www.sealrescueireland.org/pup-crawl

ABC Thursdays
Apr
20
11:00 am11:00

ABC Thursdays

A is for Animal, B is for Book, C is for Craft!

Join us and the seals every Thursday at 10am or 3pm to learn all about animals through story, craft & touch! 

This multisensory way of learning is set to engage young children & build their knowledge of the natural world more & more each week!
Mum or Dad can enjoy a coffee or tea and get involved creating something for their little ones to take home!
Don't forget to greet the seals too!

€4 per child. 
Text 083 828 1479 to book! 
See you there!

Easter Movie Nights!
Apr
19
6:00 pm18:00

Easter Movie Nights!

"Join us and the seals ‘Under the Sea’ for marine themed movie screenings this Easter holidays!'

WEDNESDAY 19th APRIL - HAPPY FEET!

Movie nights will be running over the Easter School Holidays from 6:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays of both weeks of the holidays.

It will be €5 admission with free popcorn included!

Easter Movie Nights!
Apr
18
6:00 pm18:00

Easter Movie Nights!

"Join us and the seals ‘Under the Sea’ for marine themed movie screenings this Easter holidays!'

TUESDAY 18th APRIL - THE LITTLE MERMAID!

Movie nights will be running over the Easter School Holidays from 6:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays of both weeks of the holidays.

It will be €5 admission with free popcorn included!

Easter Movie Nights!
Apr
17
6:00 pm18:00

Easter Movie Nights!

"Join us and the seals ‘Under the Sea’ for marine themed movie screenings this Easter holidays!'

MONDAY 17th APRIL - FINDING DORY!

Movie nights will be running over the Easter School Holidays from 6:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays of both weeks of the holidays.

It will be €5 admission with free popcorn included!

Easter Seal Release!
Apr
16
1:00 pm13:00

Easter Seal Release!

Seal Release at the Main Beach in Courtown, Co. Wexford

1:00 pm SHARP

Please see our Facebook page for updates on who will be released!

Easter Seal Release
Apr
15
1:00 pm13:00

Easter Seal Release

Seal Release at the Main Beach in Courtown, Co. Wexford

1:00 pm SHARP

Please see our Facebook page for updates on who will be released!

Easter Family Fun Weekend!
Apr
15
Apr 16

Easter Family Fun Weekend!

  • seal rescue ireland
easter poster with logo.jpg

Sat 15th & Sun 16th April

 
All day family fun this Easter Saturday and Sunday at Courtown Seal Rescue Center from 10am – 5pm!

Easter Egg hunt at 11am & 3pm, Seal Release 1pm, Games, Crafts, Faceprinting, and much more! Only €5 euro per child! 


The Easter Bunny loves to visit our flippered friends, and we hope you will too!

Loads of fun including:
egg and spoon races
pin the tail on the bunny
Easter Trail
Mini Seal Rescuers
And a visit from Selkie the Seal!
 

ABC Thursdays
Apr
13
11:00 am11:00

ABC Thursdays

A is for Animal, B is for Book, C is for Craft!

Join us and the seals every Thursday at 10am or 3pm to learn all about animals through story, craft & touch! 

This multi-sensory way of learning is set to engage young children & build their knowledge of the natural world more & more each week!
Mum or Dad can enjoy a coffee or tea and get involved creating something for their little ones to take home! Don't forget to greet the seals too!

€4 per child. 
Text 083 828 1479 to book! 
See you there!

Easter Movie Nights!
Apr
12
6:00 pm18:00

Easter Movie Nights!

"Join us and the seals ‘Under the Sea’ for marine themed movie screenings this Easter holidays!'

WEDNESDAY 12th APRIL - SHARK TALE!

Movie nights will be running over the Easter School Holidays from 6:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays of both weeks of the holidays.

It will be €5 admission with free popcorn included!

Easter Movie Nights!
Apr
11
6:00 pm18:00

Easter Movie Nights!

"Join us and the seals ‘Under the Sea’ for marine themed movie screenings this Easter holidays!'

TUESDAY 11th APRIL - THE SONG OF THE SEA!

Movie nights will be running over the Easter School Holidays from 6:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays of both weeks of the holidays.

It will be €5 admission with free popcorn included!

Easter Movie Nights!
Apr
10
6:00 pm18:00

Easter Movie Nights!

"Join us and the seals ‘Under the Sea’ for marine themed movie screenings this Easter holidays!'

MONDAY 10th APRIL - FINDING NEMO!

 

Movie nights will be running over the Easter School Holidays from 6:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays of both weeks of the holidays.

It will be €5 admission with free popcorn included!

Easter Trail
Apr
8
Apr 23

Easter Trail

  • seal rescue ireland

Easter Discovery Trail

Running all Easter School Holidays!
€2 per child
 

Children attending the center are offered an Easter Discovery Trail activity sheet and have to find all the answers to the questions around the centre to receive a very sweet treat on completion! Fun AND educational!!
 

ABC Thursdays
Apr
6
11:00 am11:00

ABC Thursdays

A is for Animal, B is for Book, C is for Craft!

Join us and the seals every Thursday at 10am or 3pm to learn all about animals through story, craft & touch! 

This multi-sensory way of learning is set to engage young children & build their knowledge of the natural world more & more each week!
Mum or Dad can enjoy a coffee or tea and get involved creating something for their little ones to take home!
Don't forget to greet the seals too!

€4 per child. 
Text 083 828 1479 to book! 
See you there!

ABC Thursdays
Mar
30
11:00 am11:00

ABC Thursdays

ABC Thursdays 

A is for Animal, B is for Book, C is for Craft!

Join us and the seals every Thursday at 10am or 3pm to learn all about animals through story, craft & touch! 

This multi-sensory way of learning is set to engage young children & build their knowledge of the natural world more & more each week!
Mum or Dad can enjoy a coffee or tea and get involved creating something for their little ones to take home! Don't forget to greet the seals too!

€4 per child. 
Text 083 828 1479 to book! 
See you there!

 

 

Galway Seal Rescue Training
Feb
12
11:00 am11:00

Galway Seal Rescue Training

Are you interested in helping rescue marine animals? 
Seal Rescue Network Training in GALWAY THIS SUNDAY...

Where: Galway Atlantaquaria Classroom, Salthill, Co. Galway
When: Sunday 12th February 2017
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm

All interested are welcome but RSVP is required. If you have been interested in joining our volunteer network this is a great opportunity to jump right in. As a Seal Rescue Network Volunteer you will be called on to assist with seal rescues in your local area. Seal Rescue Ireland rescues seals from all over Ireland so they need a strong network of trained volunteers to help with seal rescues, monitoring, assessments, and transport. 

If you are able to help with any of these tasks please contact us for more details. There is a training fee of €35 for this event which includes a membership pack. Spots are limited - reserve your space today! 

To Book your place:
Email: volunteersealrescueireland@gmail.com
or
Call or Text Mel on +44 7920 053875

To Pre-Purchase your membership pack:
http://www.sealrescueireland.org/volunteer-membership/

Kerry Seal Rescue Training
Feb
11
9:00 am09:00

Kerry Seal Rescue Training

  • Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre
Are you interested in helping rescue seals?  Seal Rescue Network Training in TRALEE, Co. Kerry THIS SATURDAY... Where: Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre When: Saturday 11th February 2017 Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm All interested are welcome but RSVP is required. If you have been interested in joining our volunteer network this is a great opportunity to jump right in. As a Seal Rescue Network Volunteer you will be called on to assist with seal rescues in your local area. Seal Rescue Ireland rescues seals from all over Ireland so they need a strong network of trained volunteers to help with seal rescues, monitoring, assessments, and transport.  If you are able to help with any of these tasks please contact us for more details. There is a training fee of €35 for this event. Spots are limited - reserve your space today!  To Book your place: Email: volunteersealrescueireland@gmail.com or Call or Text Mel on +44 7920 053875 To Pre-Purchase your membership pack: http://www.sealrescueireland.org/volunteer-membership/

Are you interested in helping rescue seals? 
Seal Rescue Network Training in TRALEE, Co. Kerry THIS SATURDAY...

Where: Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre
When: Saturday 11th February 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

All interested are welcome but RSVP is required. If you have been interested in joining our volunteer network this is a great opportunity to jump right in. As a Seal Rescue Network Volunteer you will be called on to assist with seal rescues in your local area. Seal Rescue Ireland rescues seals from all over Ireland so they need a strong network of trained volunteers to help with seal rescues, monitoring, assessments, and transport. 

If you are able to help with any of these tasks please contact us for more details. There is a training fee of €35 for this event. Spots are limited - reserve your space today! 

To Book your place:
Email: volunteersealrescueireland@gmail.com
or
Call or Text Mel on +44 7920 053875

To Pre-Purchase your membership pack:
http://www.sealrescueireland.org/volunteer-membership/

Fundraising Concert for Seals!
Dec
18
Dec 19

Fundraising Concert for Seals!

  • Amber Springs Hotel

Join Seal Rescue Ireland for a Fundraising Night in the Amber Springs Hotel in Gorey on 18th December 2016!

Music and entertainment with the wonderful One Man Band - John Flood, Thunderbird Live Band and Cathal Byrne as Elvis!!!

Doors Open at 8:30 pm and music starts at 9:00 pm and goes til late.
Come along and dance the night away and support a worthy cause with Seal Rescue Ireland with all proceeds going directly to animal care expenses.

Tickets are ONLY €10.00 each and can be purchased in our centre or on the door :)

Dec
10
Dec 24

Christmas Wonderland

  • Seal Rescue Ireland

Join Seal Rescue Ireland for fun festivities at our Winter Wonderland!

Location: Courtown Seal Rescue Centre, Co. Wexford

Dates: Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of December and then Saturday 17th to Saturday 24th of December.

Time: 12:00 to 5:00 pm 

Details: 
Join us for loads of family fun this Christmas at Courtown Seal Rescue Centre. 

€4 euro entry per child includes: 
- A visit to Santa Claus & "Sammy Seal"
- Making Christmas decorations
- Arts & Crafts
- Face painting
- Games such as Pin the nose on Rudolf
- Treasure hunt to find Santa's reindeer
- Mini Seal Rescuers Station
- A tour of the Seal Rescue Centre
PLUS much more!

Activities begin at 12 pm with Santa Claus arriving at 4 pm, come and go as you please! Parents go free and tea will be on sale for €1.

Have the chance to take part in our Christmas Raffle and win fantastic prizes!
Up for grabs we have the following:

- €300 worth of paintball vouchers and €100 worth of free paintballs
- Dinner for two at Marlfield House Hotel, Co. Wexford
- Dublin Zoo family pass
- Courtown Leisure Centre membership

One raffle ticket for €2 and an entire row for €5! 
We look forward to seeing you in our Winter Wonderland!

Seal Release in Courtown
Dec
4
3:00 pm15:00

Seal Release in Courtown

  • Unnamed Road County Wexford Ireland

We are releasing 2 of our pups, Sally & Eve!

Join us on Sunday 4th December on the Main Beach in Courtown (with the lifeguard lookout) at 3:00 pm sharp for the release. Please arrive early so you don't miss them going!

See you there!

"Seal Dip"
Dec
4
2:45 pm14:45

"Seal Dip"

  • Courtown Beach

Our interns are doing a "Seal Dip" into the icy Irish waters to raise funds for the 44 seal pups in care!!! :o

Katie, Allison, Jeremy, Anna, Alex, Rebecca and Sloan will be doing their dip prior to the Seal Release on 4th December before they finish up their placements here at our centre. There will be another Seal Dip in January too :)

Sponsor them today via the link below:

https://chuffed.org/…/intern-seal-dip-in-support-of-seal-re…

If you wish to join in on the dip you can pay €20 entry fee and be part of the fun!

Thank you for your support!!! <3

Seal Rescue Network Training in Courtown
Dec
4
10:00 am10:00

Seal Rescue Network Training in Courtown

  • Seal Rescue Ireland

Are you interested in helping rescue seals in distress?

Where: Courtown Seal Rescue Centre, Co. Wexford.

When: Saturday 4th December 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

All interested are welcome but RSVP required. If you have been interested in joining our stranding network this is a great opportunity to jump right in. As a Seal Rescue Network Volunteer you will be called upon to assist with seal rescues in your local area. Seal Rescue Ireland rescues seals from all over Ireland so we need a strong network of trained volunteers to help with seal rescues, assessments, and transport.

There is a training fee of €35 for this event. Spots are limited - reserve your space today!

Call Jeremy on 053 942 4980 to book, and pay your registration fee here: Volunteer Membership

Nov
5
1:00 pm13:00

Sligo Seal Release!

Seal Release at 1:00 pm Sharp - please arrive early to avoid disappointment!

Location: Culleenamore beach, Strandhill Co. Sligo

Don't forget your wellies!

Seal Release - Rafiki's Going home!
Oct
29
4:00 pm16:00

Seal Release - Rafiki's Going home!

  • Courtown Beach County Wexford Ireland

Rafiki is going home!!!!

Join us THIS SATURDAY 29th October 2016 at 4:00pm on the main beach in Courtown (with the lifeguard tower) Co. Wexford to help us send him off!

The more the merrier so please tell you friends!

Come along to the centre before or after the release as well as we are holding our "Spooky Splash" Halloween event with loads of fun, games, stories, tours and best fancy dressed prizes!

See you there!

Spooky Splash Halloween Special!
Oct
27
Oct 30

Spooky Splash Halloween Special!

  • Seal Rescue Ireland

Spooky Splash Halloween at Courtown Seal Rescue Centre!

Join us for loads of fun activities including:
- Halloween Games and Activites
- Pumpkin Carving
- Face Painting
- Scavenger Hunts
- Guided Tours of the centre
- Storytelling with Captain Newt
- Spooky Forest Walk
...and more!

Running on the 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th October, 
from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm DAILY.

Dress up in your Spookiest Halloween outfit. We will be having a Best dressed costume competition - extra points for Marine Themed costumes!

Prizes to win AND Goodie bags for every child! 

Entrance fee of €5 per child and Adults go free!

**children MUST be accompanied by an adult**

Family Fun Day
Aug
20
10:00 am10:00

Family Fun Day

Join us any time 10 am to 5 pm for our monthly family open house! The day will include games, crafts, face painting, etc with activities designed for all ages.

There will be a 3 Euro per child activity fee