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'It's been an amazing trip': 65-year-old woman finishes run around the Irish coast
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'It's been an amazing trip': 65-year-old woman finishes run around the Irish coast

Apr 14th 2018, 4:56 PM 16,776 Views 12 Comments

Mary Nolan Hickey, who’s 65-years-old, set off on the journey to raise money for the Irish RNLI.

Bodies of two men recovered on Donegal coast
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Bodies of two men recovered on Donegal coast

Jul 9th 2017, 7:09 PM 22,077 Views 3 Comments

It is believed they had been on the water in a rib.

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

Mar 15th 2017, 12:01 AM 24,083 Views 15 Comments

Three crew members are yet to be recovered.

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Bad weather is making the price of some vegetables soar

Feb 11th 2017, 4:00 PM 14,298 Views 25 Comments

The issue has hit some Irish supermarkets.

The 1,000 volunteers who 'face peril on every call out'
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The 1,000 volunteers who 'face peril on every call out'

Dec 26th 2016, 6:15 AM 6,295 Views 0 Comments

The death of one of their members this year emphasised the importance of the Irish Coast Guard.

This story about a Carrickfergus goat causing chaos has taken on a life of its own
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# No Kidding

This story about a Carrickfergus goat causing chaos has taken on a life of its own

Dec 6th 2016, 2:23 PM 5,222 Views 0 Comments

With many puns.

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths
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Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths

Sep 17th 2016, 3:08 PM 14,310 Views 37 Comments

Irish MEP Seán Kelly said people who break rules should be “dealt with”.

Drug probe after eight shark fishermen from the same family are massacred
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Drug probe after eight shark fishermen from the same family are massacred

Jul 19th 2016, 9:56 PM 31,782 Views 17 Comments

Last week, the navy recovered 900 kg of cocaine floating off the coast.

Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today
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Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today

Aug 17th 2015, 9:56 AM 9,202 Views 7 Comments

The Chinese man was on fishing from some rocks when a rogue wave swept him out to sea.

The French Riviera is in lockdown because of a special visitor
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The French Riviera is in lockdown because of a special visitor

Jul 27th 2015, 7:21 AM 32,556 Views 23 Comments

And locals are not one bit happy.

Kerry humpback whales to appear on BBC tonight (and --- believe it or not --- there's a Charlie Haughey connection)
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Kerry humpback whales to appear on BBC tonight (and --- believe it or not --- there's a Charlie Haughey connection)

Jan 5th 2015, 6:30 PM 13,303 Views 7 Comments

Footage of the stunning mammals was captured around the Blaskets and Dingle Bay last summer. The resulting film is set to air over two nights this week.

Two women die after getting into difficulty on Kerry beach
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Two women die after getting into difficulty on Kerry beach

Aug 14th 2014, 9:42 PM 40,242 Views 18 Comments

The women, who are in their 60s and 70s, died after being airlifted to Kerry General Hospital.

Irish Air Corps capture amazing video of rare fin whale leaping out of the sea
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Irish Air Corps capture amazing video of rare fin whale leaping out of the sea

Aug 2nd 2014, 2:35 PM 31,553 Views 29 Comments

Fin whales are the second largest animals on the planet.

Engine failure on the Astrid meant it couldn't escape Kinsale's rocks
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Engine failure on the Astrid meant it couldn't escape Kinsale's rocks

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:31 AM 10,569 Views 9 Comments

The sails couldn’t pull the ship away by themselves.

Two divers die in separate incidents in Cork and Donegal
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Two divers die in separate incidents in Cork and Donegal

Jun 15th 2014, 3:35 PM 27,542 Views 6 Comments

A man died off Roches Point last night with another fatality off Malin Head today.

Incredible photo captures huge shark approaching swimmer off Kerry beach
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# Derrr-der Derrr-der

Incredible photo captures huge shark approaching swimmer off Kerry beach

May 2nd 2014, 11:22 AM 60,393 Views 92 Comments

Too close for comfort…

50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for "loyal and fun" friend in a coma
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50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for "loyal and fun" friend in a coma

Apr 13th 2014, 11:30 AM 17,244 Views 5 Comments

Pádraig Schaler was injured when he was knocked off his bike at Cape Cod. His friends are raising money to help his parents pay for his treatment.

Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view
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Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view

Apr 5th 2014, 2:40 PM 38,815 Views 68 Comments

The Irish Air Corps’ maritime patrol crews have been taking photographs of how Ireland looks to them – and the results are amazing.

David Walsh has been to 503 islands off Ireland's coast. He's now written a book.
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David Walsh has been to 503 islands off Ireland's coast. He's now written a book.

Mar 30th 2014, 11:30 AM 23,744 Views 16 Comments

“The tide can be flooding past the rock so you only get one shot,” Walsh explains.

Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods
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Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods

Feb 28th 2014, 5:49 PM 13,324 Views 2 Comments

Just as €16.8m funding announced to fix recent storm damage, this happens.

Better safe than sorry: Dublin flood defences in place ahead of 'very high tides'
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# IF I COULD TURN BACK TIDES

Better safe than sorry: Dublin flood defences in place ahead of 'very high tides'

Jan 29th 2014, 6:49 PM 20,928 Views 39 Comments

A further assessment of flood risk is due to be carried out by Met Éireann tomorrow.

Orange alert: Coastal flood warning as 130km winds set to sweep country
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Orange alert: Coastal flood warning as 130km winds set to sweep country

Jan 25th 2014, 9:13 PM 62,214 Views 95 Comments

The strong winds, combined with high seas and waves, are expected to cause problems in coastal areas — particularly tomorrow afternoon.

Over 100 Syrian refugees rescued from boat off Sicily coast
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Over 100 Syrian refugees rescued from boat off Sicily coast

Dec 7th 2013, 3:47 PM 4,735 Views 9 Comments

Their rescue comes just days after another group of 120 refugees, mainly Syrians, were saved after their ship was found adrift off of Calabria.

Small tsunami hits Japan after quake
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Small tsunami hits Japan after quake

Oct 25th 2013, 9:08 PM 8,499 Views 8 Comments

People were warned to stay away from the coast as the tsunami approached.

Valentia Island site of first transatlantic message up for sale
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Valentia Island site of first transatlantic message up for sale

Jul 24th 2013, 6:30 AM 11,413 Views 10 Comments

“The Telegraph Field” with picturesque views of Foilhommerum Bay and the Skellig rocks is available under a guide price of €160,000 with ruins of the 150-year-old cable house still remaining.

Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster
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Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster

Jul 20th 2013, 8:12 PM 14,678 Views 31 Comments

The longest sentence went to the crisis coordinator who was sentenced to two years and 10 months in jail.

"Most hated man in Italy" goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking
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"Most hated man in Italy" goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking

Jul 9th 2013, 11:36 AM 8,586 Views 21 Comments

The opening day of the trial was cut short after just a few minutes because of a national lawyers’ strike.

Search concludes on Lough Derg after all found safe
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Search concludes on Lough Derg after all found safe

Jun 21st 2013, 10:07 PM 15,962 Views 20 Comments

The National Ambulance Service said that 35 people were rescued, with 15 being treated for hypothermia after bad weather struck a rowing boat event.

Man rescued by Coast Guard off Clare Coast
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Man rescued by Coast Guard off Clare Coast

Aug 7th 2012, 8:39 AM 2,945 Views 5 Comments

The alarm was raised about the missing man at around 5.30pm yesterday evening.

Annalise Murphy finishes fourth after medal race to miss out on Olympic glory
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Annalise Murphy finishes fourth after medal race to miss out on Olympic glory

Aug 6th 2012, 1:35 PM 5,392 Views 21 Comments

The Rathfarnham woman finish fifth in her final outing of the Laser Radial sailing class at Weymouth.

Weatherwatch: We're in for a soaking this weekend
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Weatherwatch: We're in for a soaking this weekend

Jun 30th 2012, 9:39 AM 6,385 Views 9 Comments

Rain ranging from showers to heavy spills expected across Saturday and Sunday.

Body found off Skerries coast to undergo post-mortem
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Body found off Skerries coast to undergo post-mortem

Mar 5th 2012, 7:44 AM 2,213 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí are investigating if the body is that of a man who went missing off a trawler near Clogherhead in January