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From TheJournal.ie A 'significant' amount of pure cocaine is washing up on France's west coast Atlantic Coast

A 'significant' amount of pure cocaine is washing up on France's west coast

On Friday two people discovered two packages on the beach at Arcachon, southwest of Bordeaux, containing 3 kg of cocaine.

From TheJournal.ie How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years Deep Dive

How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years

18 state-of-the-art seismometers will measure movement at the floor of the ocean.

From TheJournal.ie Do we want our beaches strewn with stranded dolphins? Opinion

Do we want our beaches strewn with stranded dolphins?

It’s time for the government to ban fossil fuel exploration and invest in the real local, rural renewable economy on our coastlines, writes Sinead Mercier.

From TheJournal.ie Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds Plastic Pollution

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds

It’s one of the highest reported frequencies of microplastic occurrence in fish around the globe.

From TheJournal.ie Relatives angry as 'explosion' dashes hopes for missing 44 on board submarine Argentina

Relatives angry as 'explosion' dashes hopes for missing 44 on board submarine

Relatives reacted with anger as the news emerged.

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish doctors and a businessman are rowing across the Atlantic for charity Don't Try This At Home

Three Irish doctors and a businessman are rowing across the Atlantic for charity

Three experienced rowers and one novice are taking their boat Saoirse across the Atlantic in a charity row.

From The42 Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic Long Haul

Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic

Now 37, the second row is raising money for MSF, Madra and the Strong Roots foundation.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's misleading' - is a tricolour sticker on fish enough to convince you it comes from Ireland? Something Fishy

'It's misleading' - is a tricolour sticker on fish enough to convince you it comes from Ireland?

The large supermarkets in operation here have adopted similar approaches to each other when it comes to marketing fish sourced from abroad.

From TheJournal.ie 'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116 Blacksod

'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116

Three crew members are yet to be recovered.

From TheJournal.ie This amputee army veteran from Achill Island is going to row across the Atlantic Row Paddy Row

This amputee army veteran from Achill Island is going to row across the Atlantic

Paddy Gallagher lost his leg in Afghanistan after he was blown up by an IED

From TheJournal.ie British man begins his attempt to swim across the Atlantic Wild Atlantic

British man begins his attempt to swim across the Atlantic

Ben Hooper is expected to take five months.

From TheJournal.ie Grandfather who fought off sharks in last solo kayak plans to cross Atlantic for third time Ocean Journey

Grandfather who fought off sharks in last solo kayak plans to cross Atlantic for third time

He once rafted along the Amazon in Peru but had to abort the mission after encountering bandits.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry Atlantic

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry

Risteard O Domhnaill was behind the documentary The Pipe. Now he has returned with an acclaimed documentary voiced by Brendan Gleeson.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic No Smooth Sailing This post contains videos

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic

The Royal Caribbean cruise liner was hit by 30 foot waves and 150mph winds.

From TheJournal.ie The weather is getting weirder. There's a hurricane FIVE MONTHS before hurricane season Hurricane Alex

The weather is getting weirder. There's a hurricane FIVE MONTHS before hurricane season

Hurricane Alex is the first Atlantic hurricane to form in January in 78 years.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy a peek inside the most expensive house for sale in America? Property Porn

Fancy a peek inside the most expensive house for sale in America?

Got a spare €126 million knocking around?

From TheJournal.ie A €280m cable is going to link Mayo and New York Cable Ties

A €280m cable is going to link Mayo and New York

The news could mean brilliant things for the economy out west…

From TheJournal.ie The 'pause' in global warming could last another 10 years Climate Change

The 'pause' in global warming could last another 10 years

… however things will start heating up rapidly after that.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook 'manipulated users emotions' in secret study Emotional Contagion

Facebook 'manipulated users emotions' in secret study

For one week in 2012 Facebook tampered with the algorithm to see how it affected users.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland?

Do you brave the always ever-so-icy-waters here? (Wearing a wetsuit is cheating, you know).

From TheJournal.ie From The Pipe to the Atlantic: telling the story of Irish marine resources Natural Resources

From The Pipe to the Atlantic: telling the story of Irish marine resources

The maker of the acclaimed documentary The Pipe is appealing for help in finishing his newest film.

Incredible photo captures huge shark approaching swimmer off Kerry beach

Too close for comfort…

From TheJournal.ie Falling debris, veering vehicles and aquaplaning all hazards as storm approaches Hold Onto Your Hats

Falling debris, veering vehicles and aquaplaning all hazards as storm approaches

Winds gusting 100 to 130 km/h are expect to hit Atlantic counties later tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Why Storm Christine wasn't actually called Storm Christine Storm Ireland

Why Storm Christine wasn't actually called Storm Christine

It was loud and impressive but what was it called?

From TheJournal.ie Coveney opposes EU plans on mackerel quotas Fish Fight

Coveney opposes EU plans on mackerel quotas

The European Commission is attempting to end a dispute with Iceland and the Faroe Islands over fishing rights in the north-east Atlantic.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Let's take a moment to remember just how great the heatwave was Come Back Sunshine This post contains videos

Video: Let's take a moment to remember just how great the heatwave was

Remember when it was so hot that we needed ways to cool off? This video shows people jumping off the diving platforms at Blackrock in Galway.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: The 20 deadliest reads of 2012 Review 2012

Sitdown Sunday: The 20 deadliest reads of 2012

It’s been a year of great writing. Here’s the very best from around the web.

From The42 Watch out Tiger, Jack - Rory's hungry for more Golf

Watch out Tiger, Jack - Rory's hungry for more

“My biggest goal this week was to try to win the Singapore Open and I just came up a little bit short,” he said.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus announces partnership deal with Etihad Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus announces partnership deal with Etihad

Airlines have reached a new interline and code-share agreements to expand route choices for their customers.

From TheJournal.ie Weatherwatch: Here's why June has been so soggy Weather

Weatherwatch: Here's why June has been so soggy

We’re keeping our fingers crossed for the Azores High to deliver a ‘summer’.

From TheJournal.ie Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck? Titanic100

Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck?

TheJournal.ie has been looking into issues surrounding the Titanic disaster 100 years after the ship struck an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage.

From TheJournal.ie Dubliner among six people rescued after boat capsized in the Atlantic Rescue

Dubliner among six people rescued after boat capsized in the Atlantic

The six rowers, five British and one Irish, were taking part in a challenge to row from Morocco to Barbados.

From TheJournal.ie Water levels rise as New York braces for Irene's impact Irene This post contains videos

Water levels rise as New York braces for Irene's impact

Two million people are without electricity on the east coast as high winds and rough seas take at least ten lives…

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Dora gaining strength off Mexican coast Hurricane Dora

Hurricane Dora gaining strength off Mexican coast

The Mexican government has issued a tropical storm watch for the country’s southwestern coast over the strengthening hurricane – the fourth to be named this season.

From TheJournal.ie The quiet coup Atlantic

The quiet coup

A former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund reveals why we shouldn’t really be scared of the big, bad wolf.

From TheJournal.ie Shame on us for making Pastor Jones a celebrity Atlantic

Shame on us for making Pastor Jones a celebrity

The Pastor may be legally entitled to set the Qu’ran alight – but that doesn’t make it right.