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Council Launches Online Visitor Survey For Dalkey Island

12th May 2019
Bottlenose dolphin playing with a paddleboarder in front of Dalkey Island Bottlenose dolphin playing with a paddleboarder in front of Dalkey Island Photo: John Fahy/Wikimedia

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is currently carrying out a visitor survey for Dalkey Island to assist in the long-term management and protection of a key historical and ecological site in Dublin Bay.

Dalkey Island, which is owned by the council, is a part of the Dublin Bay Biosphere, and is home to a significant colony roseate terns, not to mention seals, rabbits and wild goats.

The island has also been an important site of pilgrimage for many centuries, and was previously knows as St Begnet’s Isle.

The online survey aims to quantify the number of visitors and the quality of their experience. It will only take a few minutes to complete, and is available HERE.

Published in Dublin Bay, Island News
MacDara Conroy

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