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Quiz: How well do you know these deserted island films?
# Let's Get Quizzical
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# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know these deserted island films?

Apr 9th 2021, 10:00 PM 43,227 Views 16 Comments

From Cast Away to Robinson Crusoe…

Six bodies found after tour helicopter crashes in Hawaii, one person still missing
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# Kauai

Six bodies found after tour helicopter crashes in Hawaii, one person still missing

Dec 28th 2019, 2:54 PM 18,475 Views 1 Comment

Search operations to find the final person have been suspended until the fog lifts.

Ireland’s Eye sold to private investment group
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# Howth

Ireland’s Eye sold to private investment group

Aug 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 112,789 Views 54 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 24th 2018, 6:30 PM 35,987 Views 45 Comments

The remote Indian island has a fascinating history.

No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria
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No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria

Dec 18th 2017, 9:03 AM 58,235 Views 11 Comments

Police spoke to her Irish partner yesterday afternoon.

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

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

Sep 20th 2017, 10:33 PM 20,605 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 29th 2017, 10:00 PM 177,618 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 12th 2017, 10:54 AM 19,216 Views 27 Comments

The island is due to open to visitors next month.

Jet skier rescued after riding out to island and getting stuck
# Ireland's Eye
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# Ireland's Eye

Jet skier rescued after riding out to island and getting stuck

Oct 24th 2016, 8:09 AM 22,314 Views 12 Comments

Their craft sank during the incident yesterday.

"Significant winter storm damage" confirmed on Skellig Michael
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# Safety Concerns

"Significant winter storm damage" confirmed on Skellig Michael

Mar 16th 2016, 7:39 AM 22,602 Views 25 Comments

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

This is the most densely populated town in the world
# Don't Stand So Close
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# Don't Stand So Close

This is the most densely populated town in the world

Dec 31st 2015, 9:30 AM 36,173 Views 7 Comments

If you don’t like your neighbours, tough.

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

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

Dec 2nd 2015, 1:37 PM 21,683 Views 51 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 21,512 Views 35 Comments

A couple of minor incidents were recorded.

The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people
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# LE Eithne

The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people

Jun 29th 2015, 6:00 AM 9,417 Views 50 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 19th 2015, 6:07 PM 17,856 Views 170 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 12th 2015, 11:54 AM 42,404 Views 22 Comments

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

'A monster has devastated our country'
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# Vanuatu

'A monster has devastated our country'

Mar 15th 2015, 9:08 AM 13,855 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 20th 2014, 12:30 PM 5,625 Views 60 Comments

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

Ryanair passengers left confused after plane diversion leaves them on 'wrong island'
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# Having A Canary

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

Nov 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 50,176 Views 48 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 11th 2014, 10:05 PM 47,458 Views 81 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 23rd 2014, 4:21 PM 4,328 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 30th 2014, 3:32 PM 43,830 Views 48 Comments

The cow survived by basically eating everything on the island

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night
# Culture Night
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# Culture Night

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night

Sep 19th 2014, 5:48 PM 9,203 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 19th 2014, 3:49 PM 11,890 Views 9 Comments

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
# Secret Lair
# Secret Lair

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

Sep 15th 2014, 5:55 PM 33,508 Views 18 Comments

Ideal home for scenery-loving supervillain.

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

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

Jun 1st 2014, 12:14 PM 25,163 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 27th 2013, 2:39 PM 53,893 Views 45 Comments

The mammal was stranded on Christmas Eve.

Italy denounced for hosing down migrants in cold water
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Italy denounced for hosing down migrants in cold water

Dec 18th 2013, 7:20 AM 9,027 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 21st 2013, 10:43 AM 18,049 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 5th 2013, 11:10 AM 4,222 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 25th 2013, 2:49 PM 28,694 Views 90 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 24th 2013, 1:10 PM 26,062 Views 70 Comments

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”.

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

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

Aug 9th 2013, 3:29 PM 17,081 Views 104 Comments

Britain, Spain and Gibraltar are rowing (again).

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands
# Greece
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# Greece

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands

Jul 29th 2013, 10:10 AM 9,238 Views 4 Comments

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

Blow to the head leaves Australian woman with French accent
# Oh La La
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# Oh La La

Blow to the head leaves Australian woman with French accent

Jun 17th 2013, 2:30 PM 18,653 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 7th 2013, 6:00 PM 23,017 Views 39 Comments

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

Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found
# Mauritia
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# Mauritia

Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found

Feb 24th 2013, 7:35 PM 15,077 Views 34 Comments

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
# Island Life

Pictures: Life on Inis Meáin a century ago

Aug 7th 2012, 7:10 AM 11,214 Views 11 Comments

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
# Yes Please
# Yes Please

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

Jun 14th 2012, 7:21 PM 5,165 Views 1 Comment

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

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

May 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 98 Views 199 Comments

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

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