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A number of papers on whalewatching and wildlife tourism in Ireland that have been presented at conferences are provided as downloads. If you have any relevant papers that you would like to make available on this website please contact the SDWF.

They are presented in chronological order with the most recent at the top.

Miller, R., Mirimin, L., Ingram, S., Berrow, S., Cross, T. and Rogan, E. (2009) Insights into the genetic structure of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon estuary, as revealed by nuclear genetic markers. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual European Cetacean Society Conference. Instanbul, Turkey 2-4 March, 2009.

Hansen, S., Berrow, O'Connor, I. and McGrath, D. (2009) A comparison of techniques for monitoring bottlenose dolphins in a Special area of Conservation. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual European Cetacean Society Conference. Instanbul, Turkey 2-4 March, 2009.

Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. (2001). Shared friends or shared resources? The social structure of bottlenose dolphins using the Shannon estuary, Ireland and conservation management implications. European Research on Cetaceans - 15, 74.

Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. (2000). Defining critical habitat areas for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) resident in the Shannon estuary, Ireland and conservation management implications. European Research on Cetaceans - 14, 36.

Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. and O'Flanagan(1999) Population estimates and seasonal changes in abundance of resident bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon estuary, Ireland. European Research on Cetaceans - 13, 328.

Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. (1999) Possible evidence of chirality or "handedness" in bottlenose dolphin behaviour, detected by examining dorsal fin lesions from photographic data. European Research on Cetaceans - 13, 65.

Berrow, S.D and Homes, B. (1999) Tour boats and dolphins: quantifying the activities of dolphin-watching vessels ion the shannon estuary. European Research on Cetaceans - 13, 77-80.

Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. (1998) Behaviour and habitat use of resident bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the entrance to the Shannon estuary, Ireland. European Research on Cetaceans - 12, 114.

Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. (1997) The distribution and movements of resident bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon estuary, Ireland. European Research on Cetaceans - 11, 158.

Kiely, O., Berrow, S.D. and Holmes, B. (1994) Occurrence and group size of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) off Kilcredaun Head, County Clare, Ireland. European Research on Cetaceans - 8, 69-72.

Berrrow, S.D. (2000) EU Habitats Directive and Tourism Development Programmes in the Shannon estuary, Ireland.
Paper presented at Council of Europe conference of “Sustainable Tourism, Environment and Employment” held in Berlin, Germany, 11-13th October 2000.
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Limerick Dolphins from Newsletter of the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland, Summer 2001
Article on the Shannon dolphins
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Berrow, S.D. (2001) Biological diversity of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) in Irish waters.
In Marine Biodiversity in Ireland. Ed. Nunn, J. Ulster Museum, Belfast. Pages, 115-119.
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Berrrow, S.D. (2001) Is Ireland a sanctuary: protection of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoise) in Irish waters
In Convery, F. and Feehan, J. Achievement and Challenge: Rio+ and Ireland. Pages, 358-363. The Environmental Institute, University College, Dublin.
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Berrrow, S.D. (2001) The potential for marine wildlife tourism in Ireland.
Paper presented at the 10th ATLAS Annual Conference, 4-5th October, 2001, Dublin, Ireland.
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Berrow, S.D. (2003) A review of the frameworks developed to manage whalewatching.
International Whalewatching Conference, Tenerife, Canary Islands, 14-15th March, 2003.
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Berrow, S.D. (2003) Developing sustainable whalewatching in the Shannon estuary.
International Whalewatching Conference, Tenerife, Canary Islands, 14-15th March, 2003.
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