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Move over Fungi! Dolphins filmed swimming off the Donegal coast

Faster than lightning…

IT’S NOT JUST Dingle that receives regular visits from beautiful dolphins.

As this footage from Malin Head Harbour on the Inishowen Peninsula shows, the North Atlantic gang are fond of heading towards Irish shores too.

Source: Inisheye Video Inishowen/YouTube

According to the rise in leisure boating in the area has lead to an increase in reports of sightings of whales and dolphins. Porpoises, Bottlenose Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Minke Whales and occasionally Orcas are spotted in the area.

This footage was filmed in the same area in June of this year:

Source: Gerard/YouTube

While in 2012 a pod of six Orcas was filmed in Lough Swilly:

Source: Deep Six/YouTube

via Reddit Ireland

Wonderful underwater footage of a pod of dolphins off the Kerry coast>

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