Eric Dempsey is Director and Founder of the Bird and Wildlife Tourism Awards. He has been fascinated with wildlife and birds since childhood and is now one of Ireland’s leading bird experts. Eric is author of the best-selling 'Birdwatching in Ireland with Eric Dempsey' and co-author of the acclaimed 'The Complete Field Guide to Ireland's Birds' , 'Finding Birds in Ireland – the complete guide' , 'Ireland's Wildlife Year' and 'The Pocket Guide to the Common Birds of Ireland'. He is also a professional bird guide, speaker, broadcaster, writer and photographer and has published work on Ireland's birds in Europe, North America and Australia. He is a team member of the popular 'Mooney' show on RTE Radio 1 and has made numerous TV appearances. He is also a listed 'Heritage Specialist' working with national school, secondary and third level students. Eric has extensive experience in adult environmental education and now hosts workshops at The Lodge, Sycamore Hill, Co. Wicklow.
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You will be warmly welcomed to The Lodge, Sycamore Hill by Hazel. The Lodge is a natural tranquil setting for holistic and environmental workshops and programmes. Hazel ensures that your visit to The Lodge is enjoyable, with a special emphasis on keeping you fueled up for bird watching. Lunches served at The Lodge are tasty, wholesome, and healthy - with a little bit of indulgence! Ingredients are sourced locally and organic whenever possible. Hazel has spent more years than she cares to remember diligently tending guests in the tourist and hospitality sector.
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