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SRI Habitat Restoration Reaches Milestone of 20,000 Trees!

  • 02/03/2023
Seal Rescue Ireland are on a mission to help to restore our water ways, and what better filters to help our keep our waters clean, than trees! Read all about how SRI have been planting trees along waterways & on farm land to reduce the impact of run off water.
Buzzard Soaring

Habitat Restoration and Birds of Prey

  • 01/11/2022

Feature Image: BirdWatch Ireland - Birds of Prey are apex predators that play a crucial role in maintaining environmental…

Bat Flying Through Trees

Habitat Restoration and Bats

  • 29/08/2022

Bats play a valuable role in functioning ecosystems. Across the globe, some bat species are valuable as insect predators, while…

13,319 Native Trees Planted!

  • 14/06/2022
Our staff and interns have been hard at work getting hundreds of saplings into the ground. On our first day alone, we planted 300 trees and we have planted *985* in 10 native species overall since January!

Why are we seeing more dead seals?

  • 08/01/2022

This month, we be were busy raising the alarm about the huge rise in dead seals washing up and being reported across Ireland’s coastlines.

n 2020 SRI recorded a total of 202 dead seal reports, nearly DOUBLE that of 2019! And the trend continues: so far 2021 is starting off strong, with double the numbers reported from this time in 2020
Earth Heroes Virtual Education Series Seal Rescue Ireland

Become a Virtual Seal Hero

  • 14/12/2021

Our highly anticipated educational video series is now available for streaming on our website!

To continue bringing our engaging education programme into classes across Ireland, while preventing the spread of Covid-19, we've created our "Earth Heroes" programme!

Restoring Courtown Woods

  • 01/12/2021

Begining in 2019, we invited 300 members of the community to join us to plant 600 native trees in an…

Grey Seals On Rocky Bay

How Seals Benefit Fisheries

  • 16/02/2021

As native seal populations have begun to recover over the past several decades due to conservation efforts and protection policies…

Seals At Brides Head Beach - Chrish Parkes Photography

Surveying Seals at Brides Head Beach

  • 14/09/2020
If you've read the paper or listened to East Coast FM lately, you may have heard our Executive Director, Melanie Croce, talking about Seal Rescue Ireland's collaborative partnership with Wicklow Co. Council to protect Brides Head Beach, a crucial Grey seal haul-out site, during pupping and moulting season (August - April).

Go Plastic Free For July

  • 01/07/2020

Seal Rescue Ireland is proud to be partaking in Plastic Free July and we would love for you to join…

Virtual School Tours Seal Rescue Ireland

Meet the Seals… Online!

  • 14/06/2020
With SRI’s BRAND NEW Virtual Education Programme, you’ll get the chance to learn (safely from home!) all about Ireland’s native seals, and what we can all do to protect them and marine biodiversity. Join us virtually for a tour of our seal hospital in Courtown, Co Wexford, and an engaging look at how we give sick, injured and orphaned seals another chance at life in the wild.
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