The records for 2019 are given below. The first sighting of each species is indicated in bold.
Anne Cannon (01/01/2019)
Peacock 1 at G710953, Sandfield, Ardara, Co. Donegal. The butterfly was basking on stones. Mild, c.10C.
Patrick Lyne (10/01/2019)
Painted Lady 20 at V65873 42548, near Bere Island on the south side of Fair Head, County Cork. Sunny.
Marilyn Farrell (10/01/2019)
Painted Lady 2 flying around flowering hebes in a private garden at V493990, Lispole, Co. Kerry.
Jesmond Harding (12/01/2019)
Purple Hairstreak ova 6 on the west facing side of an oak tree at O100354, Pheonix Park, Dublin.