Meet some of the Seals we have rescued, rehabilitated and reintroduced over the years:
End of room service for Aggie
….Grub in a tub
The following documentary videos about the Irish Seal Sanctuary’s work are highly recommended:
Lanugo: To mark 100 years of wildlife conservation and law: Protection of Grey Seal Act (1914), the grey seal as world’s first protected species and driver of modern conservation. To honor those who set in train all that followed, Major Hesketh Pritchard, Sir Charles Lyell MP And Ray Lankester of the British Natural History Museum, to draw lessons today and recognise the growing role of wildlife rehabilitation and public/citizens engagement, here is Lanugo, the movie:
- 1. LANUGO The Great Grey Seal – A Place In Conservation History
- 2. The Grey Seals Of Lambay Island Natural History Dr.Oliver O’Cadhla Marine Scientist NPWS
- 3. The Grey Seal – A Fishermen’s View, Former and Future
- 4. The Grey Seal and History of Animal Collecting . Nigel Monahan, Curator Natural History Museum , Dublin
- 5. The Legendary Grey Seals Of The Blaskets and creatures of their World Mike Sheeran, Marine tours. “Foot in both camps.”
- 6. The Grey Seal – 1st. Protected Species gives World lead to 100 years of wildlife legislation. Andrew Jackson, Taisce lawyer
- 7. The Grey Seal – Human Interaction. Fisherman and fishmonger. Alan Hegarty, FISHMAN, Wicklow. Lots to “Learn”
- 8. The Grey Seal – A Veterinary View. Patrick Pollock, Senior Veterinary Clinician, University of Glasgow. “Rehabilitation driving conservation forward”
- 9. The Common (Harbour ) Seals Of Kenmare Captain Ray Ross, Seafari Ecotours….Instruction in seal and nature watching.
- 10. The Great Grey Seals of Dun Laoghaire hang out with Helen Cannon, fishmonger Quay Fish Shop. World’s Largest Grey Seal bull
- 11. Common Seals Of Fota Wildlife Park. Director Sean McKeowan gives refuge to local seals. “Losing wildlife rapidly”
- 12. Seals In Folklore. Bairbre Ni Fhloinn U.C.D , ” history did not get into the history books”.
- 13. Harbour Seals Of Glengarriff, cousins to Grey seals and other creatures. Brendan O’Sullivan, Harbour Queen ferries.
- 14. The Grey Seal – A Healthy Ecosystem To Treasure Dave Reid, Marine Institute, Ecosystem Investigator
- 15. 100 voices looking to next century. Dippy , 1 eyed seal, leaving rehabilitation for uncertain future in ocean
The following training videos are also available and useful: