Love seals? You can become a seal-saving hero on a family fun day this weekend.

A sunny family fun day will be held at Rossnowlagh this Sunday July 8th, with seal rescue training, a beach clean up and a spectacular seal release.

Rossnowlagh Beach

All three events are taking place on the action packed day that is open to everyone.

Locals are being invited to train as a Seal Rescue Network Volunteer to gain life-saving skills for the welfare of the animals. Training will be held in the morning.

The afternoon will see a Seal Release at Rossnowlagh Beach, which will be a great spectacle for young and old. Volunteers must be over 18 and must pre-register.

Plus, there will be plenty of fun for all the family throughout the day at the Beach Clean and Seal Release.

Check out all the details of the day below: 

When? Sunday 8th of July
9.30am – 1pm – Seal Rescue Training at Friary Hall ( More Info Below)
1.30pm – 2.30pm – Beach Clean on Rossnowlagh Beach with Clean Coasts
3pm – Seal Release at Rossnowlagh Beach

Seal Release. Photo: Seal Rescue Ireland

Rescue Training Information:

As a Seal Rescue Network Volunteer you will:
• Learn how to identify seals in distress
• Learn how to safely contain and transport seals
• Learn about seal ecology and behavior
• Help us respond to seal pups in need nationwide
• Receive a vest, membership card and rescue kit

Spaces are limited and RSVP is required.
For more info and to reserve your spot contact:

There is a €35 membership fee to take part on the Training Course which is payable at: