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Opinion: Close encounters of the dolphin kind - swimming with Dingle's beloved Fungie
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Opinion: Close encounters of the dolphin kind - swimming with Dingle's beloved Fungie

Mar 20th 2021, 8:30 AM 31,870 Views 10 Comments

Brian Holmes and Sheila Stokes had the pleasure of spending years with the Dingle dolphin, who became known as Fungie.

Quiz: How much do you know about Fungie?
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Quiz: How much do you know about Fungie?

Oct 17th 2020, 10:00 PM 61,719 Views 36 Comments

This quiz will give your life the sense of porpoise you’ve been craving.

Fears about Fungie raised again after no sighting of Dingle dolphin for hours
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Fears about Fungie raised again after no sighting of Dingle dolphin for hours

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 8:05 PM 87,087 Views 90 Comments

Fungie usually stays within Dingle harbour, and the most he hasn’t been sighted for is 5-6 hours.

Scannell's remarkable European record continues as Munster clash with Saracens
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Scannell's remarkable European record continues as Munster clash with Saracens

Dec 7th 2019, 9:00 AM 9,973 Views 4 Comments

The 25-year-old still has big Ireland ambitions as he makes his 30th consecutive start in Europe for Munster.

Family of bottlenose dolphins spotted off Kerry coast
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Family of bottlenose dolphins spotted off Kerry coast

Aug 18th 2019, 6:16 PM 23,607 Views 19 Comments

The dolphins are believed to have travelled from Scotland.

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach
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Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach

Jul 11th 2019, 7:59 PM 39,062 Views 22 Comments

The mammal was later found dead in a nearby river.

'Not a run-of-the-mill sighting': Dublin flips out as dolphin spotted swimming in the River Liffey
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'Not a run-of-the-mill sighting': Dublin flips out as dolphin spotted swimming in the River Liffey

Nov 28th 2018, 2:10 PM 36,536 Views 31 Comments

The dolphin was first spotted at around 9am this morning.

Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters
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Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters

Sep 10th 2018, 2:06 PM 21,147 Views 12 Comments

Officers were called out to rescue the mammal last night.

Baby dolphin dies after being surrounded by tourists 'who wanted to photograph and touch it'
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Baby dolphin dies after being surrounded by tourists 'who wanted to photograph and touch it'

Aug 16th 2017, 9:34 PM 66,520 Views 39 Comments

A local wildlife organisation said the animal had either become sick or separated from its mother.

Cork man Ryan in line for USA debut after being added to squad to face Ireland
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Cork man Ryan in line for USA debut after being added to squad to face Ireland

Jun 7th 2017, 10:41 AM 9,214 Views 1 Comment

The sides meet in New Jersey next Saturday.

€4,000 reward offered after dead dolphin pictured at Cork student party
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€4,000 reward offered after dead dolphin pictured at Cork student party

May 29th 2017, 9:29 PM 101,993 Views 30 Comments

Pictures circulated online of Cork students dancing with what appears to be a dead dolphin.

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 14,315 Views 37 Comments

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

Munster man Ryan propping up Agen's bid to stay in the Top 14
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Munster man Ryan propping up Agen's bid to stay in the Top 14

Feb 20th 2016, 9:00 AM 12,416 Views 4 Comments

The Highfield man is relishing the dark arts battle at scrum time in the French league.

Dolphin dies after being passed around for selfies
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Dolphin dies after being passed around for selfies

Feb 18th 2016, 11:24 AM 56,557 Views 83 Comments

There are only 30,000 of this type of dolphin left in the world.

How many whales and dolphins can you count in one day? It's All Ireland census time
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How many whales and dolphins can you count in one day? It's All Ireland census time

Aug 23rd 2015, 1:15 PM 13,091 Views 14 Comments

Grab the binoculars, a raincoat (or depending on what our unpredictable weather does, some sunscreen) and head for the coast.

Column: Do we really need another pet, or are we running out of wild animals?
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Column: Do we really need another pet, or are we running out of wild animals?

Aug 16th 2015, 8:30 AM 124 Views 24 Comments

‘Dusty’ the dolphin has been in the headlines again this summer. But what makes a dolphin ‘solitary’ – and how do we manage them?

This dolphin jumped on board a boat and broke a woman's ankles
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This dolphin jumped on board a boat and broke a woman's ankles

Jul 3rd 2015, 10:47 AM 21,280 Views 21 Comments

The 350-pound animal broke both of a woman’s ankles when it landed on her.

Around 150 beached dolphins feared dead as rescue efforts abandoned
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Around 150 beached dolphins feared dead as rescue efforts abandoned

Apr 10th 2015, 2:14 PM 12,794 Views 26 Comments

It was becoming too dark to continue the operation.

Pics: These cool Hook Head dolphins will (almost) make you want to take a dip
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Pics: These cool Hook Head dolphins will (almost) make you want to take a dip

Feb 10th 2015, 5:06 PM 12,557 Views 6 Comments

The water off the coast of Ireland is full of them around this time of year and they seem to be in very good form.

Five swimmers rescued from Galway Bay after dolphin attack
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Five swimmers rescued from Galway Bay after dolphin attack

Oct 1st 2014, 9:09 PM 52,190 Views 55 Comments

The swimmers were pulled to safety by the RNLI.

Fishermen rescue massive family of 70 dolphins beached in west Kerry
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Fishermen rescue massive family of 70 dolphins beached in west Kerry

Sep 10th 2014, 10:51 AM 38,697 Views 25 Comments

The incident has been described as ‘highly unusual’ by a local expert.

This soothing video of Fungi the Dolphin will ease you into the week
# Fungi The Dolphin
# Fungi The Dolphin

This soothing video of Fungi the Dolphin will ease you into the week

Sep 1st 2014, 10:35 AM 2,176 Views 1 Comment

So soothing.

The battle against whaling is now in the Faroe Islands for their annual 'Dolphin Grind'
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The battle against whaling is now in the Faroe Islands for their annual 'Dolphin Grind'

Aug 3rd 2014, 6:54 PM 12,173 Views 28 Comments

Many Faroese see the slaughter of the dolphins as a cultural right.

"Don't swim with this dolphin" islanders warned, as 'Dusty' changes location
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"Don't swim with this dolphin" islanders warned, as 'Dusty' changes location

Jul 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 28,389 Views 34 Comments

A number of swimmers were injured by the mammal off Co Clare last summer…

A new 'solitary' dolphin's moved to Irish waters... swimmers are being urged to keep their distance
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A new 'solitary' dolphin's moved to Irish waters... swimmers are being urged to keep their distance

Jun 7th 2014, 7:45 AM 27,735 Views 26 Comments

Clet, who originated in French waters, is described as a “non-social solitary dolphin who does not seek out and engage with swimmers”.

'He had something special about him' - James Cronin's rise to the Ireland squad
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'He had something special about him' - James Cronin's rise to the Ireland squad

May 22nd 2014, 7:45 AM 10,385 Views 15 Comments

From Ballincollig to Highfield, and from Dolphin to Munster, the loosehead prop’s next stop is Argentina.

Touching video of dolphin being rescued off Achill Island
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# Warm Fuzzies

Touching video of dolphin being rescued off Achill Island

May 2nd 2014, 3:51 PM 2,282 Views 1 Comment

Could this be Fungi’s heir apparent?

MMA fighter goes to wedding, saves a dolphin
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MMA fighter goes to wedding, saves a dolphin

Apr 27th 2014, 6:14 PM 45,983 Views 30 Comments

Pretty standard stuff, really.

Hero dolphins swim with a man to protect him from sharks
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# Fin Fun

Hero dolphins swim with a man to protect him from sharks

Apr 25th 2014, 2:05 PM 4,459 Views 1 Comment

So long and thanks for all the fish.

WATCH: Cheery Fungi the Dolphin plays with boaters in Dingle Bay
# Fun With Fungi
# Fun With Fungi

WATCH: Cheery Fungi the Dolphin plays with boaters in Dingle Bay

Apr 10th 2014, 9:28 AM 3,259 Views 0 Comments

Some new footage of our old friend Fungi shows he’s as playful as ever.

Japan's Prime Minister defends "ancient practice" of dolphin hunting
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Japan's Prime Minister defends "ancient practice" of dolphin hunting

Jan 25th 2014, 10:45 AM 7,816 Views 70 Comments

The annual catch and killing of dolphins at Taiji has sparked global criticism.

Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism
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Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism

Jan 20th 2014, 2:10 PM 9,209 Views 59 Comments

The hunt in the fishing village of Taiji in western Japan has come under international criticism and was the subject of the Academy Award-winning film “The Cove”.

Incredible new footage shows age-defying Fungi in flying form
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Incredible new footage shows age-defying Fungi in flying form

Nov 27th 2013, 7:15 AM 16,554 Views 30 Comments

Dingle’s most famous resident is normally a solitary animal, but he’s been splashing about with a couple of old friends for the last few days….

A Fungi to hang out with... Dingle dolphin and friends splash about in the bay
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A Fungi to hang out with... Dingle dolphin and friends splash about in the bay

Nov 24th 2013, 12:21 PM 21,657 Views 17 Comments

Party animals!

All you’ll ever need to know about Dolphin Rugby Club
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All you’ll ever need to know about Dolphin Rugby Club

Nov 23rd 2013, 9:45 AM 4,849 Views 3 Comments

We delve deep into the history of a club that produced rugby stars for Munster, Ireland and the Lions.

Watch this baby dolphin thank the fisherman that frees it from a plastic bag
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# Cheers Mate

Watch this baby dolphin thank the fisherman that frees it from a plastic bag

Nov 18th 2013, 3:15 PM 9,262 Views 2 Comments

It’ll warm the cockles and mussels of your heart.

Fungi gave this American couple in Dingle an awful fright
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Fungi gave this American couple in Dingle an awful fright

Nov 7th 2013, 9:15 PM 44,178 Views 34 Comments

Fungi might be nearing retirement, but he’s pulling out all the stops for The Gathering.

Scientists discover new species of dolphin
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Scientists discover new species of dolphin

Oct 31st 2013, 7:46 PM 8,428 Views 13 Comments

The Wildlife Conservation Society said it was a significant finding as identifying a new mammal species is rare.

'Surfing dolphin' pic scoops prestigious award for Clare-based photographer
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'Surfing dolphin' pic scoops prestigious award for Clare-based photographer

Sep 3rd 2013, 7:45 AM 16,148 Views 11 Comments

The spectacular bottlenose photo was taken in one of the most “intimidating” and “surf-heavy” spots on the Irish coast, the photographer says.

China is worried about how their citizens behave when on holidays
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China is worried about how their citizens behave when on holidays

Aug 31st 2013, 11:30 AM 13,107 Views 43 Comments

The nation’s state-run television CCTV even a ran a series of programs aimed at encouraging good manners and acceptance of foreign customs when abroad.

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