Christmas Wonderland!
Dec
16
to Dec 17

Christmas Wonderland!

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Christmas Wonderland at the Courtown Seal Rescue Centre!

When: December 15th & 16th

Time: 12:00 - 5:00 pm

Price: €5 for kids, Adults go free!

Activities: We will have lots of fun Christmas games, activities, arts & crafts, face painting, guided tours and a visit from Santa and Selkie the Seal!!!

We would love if you would bring a present for the seals too! Here is the pup's wishlist!

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Heal a Seal with your Christmas Meal
Dec
15
7:00 PM19:00

Heal a Seal with your Christmas Meal

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🎄 HEAL A SEAL WITH YOUR CHRISTMAS MEAL! 🎄

Join us at Ambrose Maloney's in Courtown, Co. Wexford on 15th December 2017 at 7:00pm for a fundraiser dinner in aid of the pups!

Enjoy a 3 course meal, a bottle of wine, great company and a chance to win some fab prizes with all proceeds going directly to the care of the pups in our centre.

Pre-book via our website for €25 per adult and €12 per child
(or €30 per adult / €15 per child can be paid at the door on the night).

To book visit our website: http://www.sealrescueireland.org/heal-a-seal-meal/or call 053 942 4980 for more info!

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Dec
3
2:00 PM14:00

Seal Release!

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Gizmo & Saphira are being released THIS Sunday 3rd December at 2pm on Dodd's Rock Beach, North of Courtown, Co. Wexford!

All are welcome to come along and help us bid them farewell! ♥
Be sure to arrive a little early so you don't miss it! :)

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Nov
11
9:00 AM09:00

Courtown Volunteer Training and Release

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Seal Rescue Volunteer Training followed by a Seal Release in Courtown, Co. Wexford!

When: Saturday 11th November
Training from 9am - 1pm
Where: Courtown Seal Rescue Centre
Release at 2pm on Dodd's Rock Beach in Courtown

As a Seal Rescue Network Volunteer you will:
• Learn how to identify seals in distress
• Learn how to safely contain and transport seals
• Learn about seal ecology and behavior
• Help us respond to seal pups in need nationwide
• Receive a vest, membership card and rescue kit

Spaces are limited and RSVP is required. 
For more info and to reserve your spot contact: volunteer@sealrescueireland.org

There is a €35 membership fee to take part on the Training Course which is payable at: http://www.sealrescueireland.org/volunteer-membership

Seal being released will be confirmed this week after weigh day! :)

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Galway Seal Rescue Volunteer Training
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

Galway Seal Rescue Volunteer Training

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Seal Rescue Volunteer Training in Co. Galway!

When: Saturday 4th of November
Time: 10am - 1pm
Where: Galway Atlantaquaria

As a Seal Rescue Network Volunteer you will:
• Learn how to identify seals in distress
• Learn how to safely contain and transport seals
• Learn about seal ecology and behavior
• Help us respond to seal pups in need nationwide
• Receive a vest, membership card and rescue kit

Spaces are limited and RSVP is required. 
For more info and to reserve your spot contact: volunteer@sealrescueireland.org

There is a €35 membership fee to take part on the Training Course which is payable at: http://www.sealrescueireland.org/volunteer-membership

Following Training we will be releasing several seals at 2pm on Lady's beach! :)

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Spooky Splash Halloween Bash!
Oct
28
to Oct 30

Spooky Splash Halloween Bash!

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Join us if you dare... for our Spooky Splash Halloween Bash!!!

Visit Courtown Seal Rescue Centre from 1-6pm on Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th and Monday 30th October for loads of scary fun!

- Facepainting
- Halloween themed Arts, Crafts and Games!
- Pumpkin Carving
- Best Costume Contest
- Scary Scavenger Hunt
- Guided Tours
...and much more!

Only €5 per child (adults and under 3's go free!)

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LUSH Charity Pot Parties!
Oct
27
to Oct 30

LUSH Charity Pot Parties!

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Exciting! Make sure to pop into either Lush Dublin - Grafton Street or Lush DUBLIN - HENRY STREET for their charity pot parties in support of Seal Rescue Ireland, this bank holiday weekend 27th-30th October!
All proceeds come down to our pups, and you get to enjoy Lush's amazing products for double the good feeling!

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Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

Courtown Seal Rescue Volunteer Training

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Seal Rescue Volunteer Training in Co. Wexford !

When: Saturday 21st of October 10am - 2pm
Where: Seal Rescue Ireland Courtown

As a Seal Rescue Network Volunteer you will:
• Learn how to identify seals in distress
• Learn how to safely contain and transport seals
• Learn about seal ecology and behavior
• Help us respond to seal pups in need nationwide
• Receive a vest, membership card and rescue kit

Spaces are limited and RSVP is required. 
For more info and to reserve your spot contact: volunteer@sealrescueireland.org

There is a €35 membership fee to take part on the Training Course which is payable at: http://www.sealrescueireland.org/volunteer-membership

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Karaoke-Sing for the Seals!
Oct
20
8:00 PM20:00

Karaoke-Sing for the Seals!

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Sing for the Seals at our Karaoke night fundraiser on 20th October! 
From 8pm til late, you can show off your inner rockstar for only €1 per song... We will have a raffle, and some awesome prizes for best performance!

All proceeds go directly to caring for our seals! :) So come join us for plenty of fun and sing the night away!

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Aug
26
1:00 PM13:00

Scavenger Hunt!

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Come rescue our seals! 

A scavenger hunt and educational talk will be taking place here at Seal Rescue Ireland in Courtown on Saturday, August 26th from 1pm-4pm. Tickets cost €6 each. 

Pictures of our seals will be placed around Courtown and those taking part will be given a map and a list to go and rescue them for us. Once you have found a seal, you must write the code beneath it onto the list provided for you. Once you have filled your list, you must return to the centre where your time will be recorded! 

Our three fastest rescuers will be given prizes, these include: 

1st - A Behind the Scenes Experience

2nd - An Eco Adoption pack

3rd - A logo seal teddy 

All participants will receive a small token for your efforts! 

Once everyone has returned, at 3pm the prizes will be given out followed by an educational talk. The talk will include a background on all of the seals rescued during the event and the important roles they play in the ocean ecosystem. 

This is a fun day for kids of all ages. Let's get rescuing! 

 

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Beach Party & Seal Release!
Jul
8
10:00 AM10:00

Beach Party & Seal Release!

Saturday 8th July we are throwing a beach party from 10am - 2pm on the main beach in Courtown!

Family fun with music, games, crafts, face painting, sand castle contest, raffles, prizes and yummy treats!

Following the fun we will be releasing our last two grey seals from the past winter season, Copper and Crush at 2pm!

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Pup Shower Family Fun Day
Jul
1
10:00 AM10:00

Pup Shower Family Fun Day

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/

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Rescue Training and Seal Release in Carlingford
Jun
18
9:00 AM09:00

Rescue Training and Seal Release in Carlingford

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/

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Spring Clothing Drive
May
19
to Jun 15

Spring Clothing Drive

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. 

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Rescue Training - Strandhill Sligo
May
14
4:00 PM16:00

Rescue Training - Strandhill Sligo

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

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Pup Crawl
May
12
to May 13

Pup Crawl

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

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Easter Family Fun Weekend!
Apr
15
to Apr 16

Easter Family Fun Weekend!

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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!
 

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Easter Trail
Apr
8
to Apr 23

Easter Trail

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!!
 

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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!

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