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Irish Regional Meeting

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 10:00 to 15:15

Irish Ent’ 2020

Collections Resource Centre, National Museum of Ireland, Swords, Dublin

12 March 2020 from 10.00 to 15.15

A series of talks on the endangered Irish entomological fauna


tour of the natural history collection

  • 10.00 Registration with tea/coffee
  • 10.30 Welcome and housekeeping (Aidan O’Hanlon, Anna Hart)

Chair Brian Nelson (NPWS)

  • 10.50 Dara Stanley (UCD) ‘Pollinators’
  • 11.10 Hugh Feeley (EPA) ‘Stonefly Red List’
  • 11.30 Aidan O’ Hanlon (National Museum of Ireland) ‘Irish Silphidae’
  • 11.50 Dave Wall (NBDC) ‘Dragonfly Ireland’
  • 12.10 Anna Hart (Buglife) ‘No Insectinction’

Tours and lunch

Tour 1 (25 people max)

Tour 2 (25 people max)

12.30 History of the natural history collection (tour) [1 h 15 min]

12.30 Lunch and posters

13.45 Lunch and posters [1 h 15 min]

13.45 History of the natural history collection (tour)

  • 15.00 Concluding remarks Archie Murchie ‘RES National Insect Week (22-28 June), next meeting’
  • 15.15 Finish

Posters very welcome

The meeting is limited to 50 attendees to facilitate the collection tours, on a first come, first served basis

The registration cost will be £13 (€15) for non RES/Buglife and £9 (€10) for members to cover the cost of catering.


Registration is a two part process, please complete the form here, then visit the shop and pay online. Members should be logged in to receive the discount.

Cost is £9.00 for RES & Buglife members (Buglife members should contact Kirsty Whiteford for instructions), and £13.00 for non-members.


Convenors: Anna Hart -, Archie Murchie -



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