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From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s Eye sold to private investment group Howth

Ireland’s Eye sold to private investment group

The island was included in the recent sale of Howth Castle and demesne to Tetrarch Capital.

From TheJournal.ie Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death Unexplored Island

Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death

The remote Indian island has a fascinating history.

From TheJournal.ie No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria Investigation

No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria

Police spoke to her Irish partner yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island Crumbling Infrastructure

Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island

People calling local radio stations reported that doors were flying off hinges and a water tank flew away in the island’s southern region.

From TheJournal.ie How a colony of wallabies made an island off Dublin their home Hop On

How a colony of wallabies made an island off Dublin their home

As many as 100 of the marsupials are thriving off the coast of Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Skellig Michael hit by a 'significant' rock fall - but Star Wars isn't to blame Unblameable Force

Skellig Michael hit by a 'significant' rock fall - but Star Wars isn't to blame

The island is due to open to visitors next month.

From TheJournal.ie Jet skier rescued after riding out to island and getting stuck Ireland's Eye

Jet skier rescued after riding out to island and getting stuck

Their craft sank during the incident yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie "Significant winter storm damage" confirmed on Skellig Michael Safety Concerns

"Significant winter storm damage" confirmed on Skellig Michael

It appears that wind and rain have had far more of an impact on the craggy terrain than the activities of JJ Abrams.

From TheJournal.ie This is the most densely populated town in the world Don't Stand So Close

This is the most densely populated town in the world

If you don’t like your neighbours, tough.

From TheJournal.ie Skellig Michael's obscurity is about to end 'in a blaze of silver-screen glory' The Force Awakens

Skellig Michael's obscurity is about to end 'in a blaze of silver-screen glory'

The New York Times has made some predictions about the island’s future.

From TheJournal.ie Did the Star Wars filming actually cause any damage to Skellig Michael? Preservation

Did the Star Wars filming actually cause any damage to Skellig Michael?

A couple of minor incidents were recorded.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people LE Eithne

The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people

the Lé Eithne has been operating in the Mediterranean since last month.

From TheJournal.ie "A dangerous lie": Micheál Martin rubbishes Sinn Féin's connection with 1916 The Rising

"A dangerous lie": Micheál Martin rubbishes Sinn Féin's connection with 1916

Gerry Adams dismissed Martin’s comments as a “hysterical rant”.

From TheJournal.ie Boy (13) dies after losing limbs in horrific shark attack La Reunion

Boy (13) dies after losing limbs in horrific shark attack

It’s the seventh such attack since 2011 near the island.

From TheJournal.ie 'A monster has devastated our country' Vanuatu

'A monster has devastated our country'

The devastation on Vanuatu after a massive cyclone hit is becoming clear.

From TheJournal.ie "Substantial progress" in Northern Ireland talks - but Adams not confident they'll wrap up soon Stormont

"Substantial progress" in Northern Ireland talks - but Adams not confident they'll wrap up soon

The talks are on a break, and will resume on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair passengers left confused after plane diversion leaves them on 'wrong island' Having A Canary

Ryanair passengers left confused after plane diversion leaves them on 'wrong island' Exclusive

The flight from Dublin to Lanzarote was forced to divert due to bad weather.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry wants to become an island if the roads aren't fixed The Kingdom

Kerry wants to become an island if the roads aren't fixed

Councillors are up in arms over the issue of access to the Kingdom.

From TheJournal.ie What else could I get for... the €475k pricetag on this Galway castle Home Exchange

What else could I get for... the €475k pricetag on this Galway castle

We take a look at what €475,000 will get you around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion Survivor This post contains videos

Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion

The cow survived by basically eating everything on the island

From TheJournal.ie What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night Culture Night

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night

It’s Culture Night tomorrow– and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Culture Night is TONIGHT - here's what to go see Culture Night

Culture Night is TONIGHT - here's what to go see

Tonight’s the night. We help you choose where to go.

This private island off Donegal costs €140k - here's what you'd get for the same money

Ideal home for scenery-loving supervillain.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew Thailand

Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew

The 30-year-old suffered head injuries in the crash on Friday night and passed away yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Locals flock to see 20 metre fin whale washed up on Achill beach Keel This post contains images

Pictures: Locals flock to see 20 metre fin whale washed up on Achill beach

The mammal was stranded on Christmas Eve.

From TheJournal.ie Italy denounced for hosing down migrants in cold water Investigation

Italy denounced for hosing down migrants in cold water

A video showed male migrants stripped and hosed down in an effort to treat scabies.

From TheJournal.ie Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption Newbie

Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption

The tiny islet has come into the world with quite a bang…

From TheJournal.ie Divers hope to resume search off Italy amid fears death toll could reach 300 Boat Tragedy

Divers hope to resume search off Italy amid fears death toll could reach 300

Rough seas have hampered the body recovery effort off Lampedusa where a boat carrying hundreds of migrants from Africa sank on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie This is a new island created by the massive earthquake in Pakistan Pakistan

This is a new island created by the massive earthquake in Pakistan

People have already started exploring the land which emerged out of the Arabian Sea yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie This man is seeking a woman to live on Inishfree with him Castaway style Castaway

This man is seeking a woman to live on Inishfree with him Castaway style

John McManus told TheJournal.ie that there doesn’t have to be a romantic element to the relationship “but it’d be nice to have a love interest”.

From TheJournal.ie Spain says it will take 'all necessary measures' to protect Gibraltar Fight

Spain says it will take 'all necessary measures' to protect Gibraltar

Britain, Spain and Gibraltar are rowing (again).

From TheJournal.ie Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands Greece This post contains images

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands

The Greek islands of Rhodes, Crete and Serifos have all been affected by the outbreak of fires.

From TheJournal.ie Blow to the head leaves Australian woman with French accent Oh La La

Blow to the head leaves Australian woman with French accent

“It makes me so angry because I am Australian. I am not French [though] I do not have anything against the French people”

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Here's an €11 million island up for sale in Bermuda Property Porn This post contains images

Photos: Here's an €11 million island up for sale in Bermuda

Because hey, who wouldn’t want to own their own island?

From TheJournal.ie Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found Mauritia

Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found

Scientists have dubbed the slab ‘Mauritia’, as it was found under the island of Mauritius.

Pictures: Life on Inis Meáin a century ago Island Life This post contains images

Pictures: Life on Inis Meáin a century ago

Woollen shawls, currachs and unusual school uniforms are all featured in these incredible pictures of island life in the early 1900s.

Navigation company wants to send you to St Lucia... to map it

TomTom has launched the second of five phases in its topical island mapping project.

From TheJournal.ie Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride Opinion

Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride

Ireland has a heritage that is the envy of the world, writes Jillian Godsil. We should remember that when building our future.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie 28 dead after Papua New Guinea air crash Air Crash

28 dead after Papua New Guinea air crash

The plane crashed in a remote forest during a violent storm – four people survived.

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