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From TheJournal.ie Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests Huge Concern

Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests

Use of plastic by the 70,000 or so gannets in the colony has “become obvious”.

From TheJournal.ie Plans begin on 'state-of-the-art' multimillion marine park in Galway Gaeltacht Páirc Na Mara

Plans begin on 'state-of-the-art' multimillion marine park in Galway Gaeltacht

It’s hoped the park will generate employment and investment in the disadvantaged rural Gaeltacht area.

From TheJournal.ie Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day San Francisco

Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day

Everitt Aaron Jameson had expressed support for the so-called Islamic State group.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 9,000 have signed a petition to have a US military ship named after an Irishman Patrick Gallagher

Almost 9,000 have signed a petition to have a US military ship named after an Irishman

Patrick Gallagher from Co Mayo fought in and died during the Vietnam War.

From TheJournal.ie Rare giant squid caught off the coast of Dingle to be brought to Natural History Museum Acsquidentally Found

Rare giant squid caught off the coast of Dingle to be brought to Natural History Museum

There hasn’t been a sighting of this type of squid in Ireland in 22 years.

From TheJournal.ie MEP calls for "effective" ban on super trawlers in Irish waters Fishing

MEP calls for "effective" ban on super trawlers in Irish waters

Líadh Ní Riada said that the trawlers were not being inspected properly.

From TheJournal.ie Can you spot the armed camouflaged marine watching you from the trees? Hide And Seek This post contains images

Can you spot the armed camouflaged marine watching you from the trees?

US Marine Brent Downing documents techniques from militaries around the world.

From TheJournal.ie US marine found guilty of killing woman after discovering she was transgender Philippines

US marine found guilty of killing woman after discovering she was transgender

Jennifer Laude was found dead in a hotel room last year.

From TheJournal.ie World champion powerlifter reveals she identifies as transgender The Real Me

World champion powerlifter reveals she identifies as transgender

A video earlier this year outed the former powerlifting and US marine but now Janae is just happy she can finally be herself.

From TheJournal.ie Hollywood is chipping in to help find 'the world's loneliest whale' Deep Pockets This post contains videos

Hollywood is chipping in to help find 'the world's loneliest whale'

The whale uses a frequency no other whale can hear.

From TheJournal.ie 50 new jobs in Dublin aim to stop that buzzing sound in your ear Tinnitus

50 new jobs in Dublin aim to stop that buzzing sound in your ear

Another 80 positions were also announced in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Two found alive and body of man recovered in Cork search Coast Guard

Two found alive and body of man recovered in Cork search

The yacht went missing yesterday between Baltimore and Schull.

From TheJournal.ie Economists are predicting that cheese mountains could become a reality Dairy Products

Economists are predicting that cheese mountains could become a reality

Not literally, of course. Russia sanctions means we could have an awful lot of leftover cheese, and meat too.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how US Marines evacuate an embassy in a hostile country Lightning Reaction

Here's how US Marines evacuate an embassy in a hostile country

Ever wondered how the Marine Corps mobilises so quickly, and how missions are carried out?

From TheJournal.ie Recovering from the rains: Fishing industry battles on Recovery

Recovering from the rains: Fishing industry battles on

However, funding remains a significant hindrance to many fishermen.

From TheJournal.ie Michelin Man-style suit can take humans to 1,000 feet under the sea Shell Suit

Michelin Man-style suit can take humans to 1,000 feet under the sea

Scuba divers can only go to 200ft under because of intense pressure of water.

From TheJournal.ie Surprise, surprise! Last winter was the wettest winter since records began Wet Wet Wet

Surprise, surprise! Last winter was the wettest winter since records began

According to Met Éireann’s Winter summary report, rainfalls were well over the long-term average all across the country.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism Japan

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Navy vessel helps tanker with 15k tonnes of caustic soda after engine failure Defence Forces

Navy vessel helps tanker with 15k tonnes of caustic soda after engine failure

The stricken vessel is being towed by LÉ Aisling.

From TheJournal.ie Rescues and recovery: A year in the life of Ireland's Naval Service and Air Corps 2013

Rescues and recovery: A year in the life of Ireland's Naval Service and Air Corps

The Naval Service has made 16 detentions for infringing fishing regulations so far this year, while the Air Corps has been involved in many rescues.

From TheJournal.ie Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons Fishing Vessels

Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons

Minister Varadkar has been called on to clarify how long his department has known about the issues for.

From TheJournal.ie €29m investment for marine renewable energy research centre creates 77 jobs Renewable Energy

€29m investment for marine renewable energy research centre creates 77 jobs

The centre will conduct world-leading research on all aspects of marine renewable energy.

From TheJournal.ie Four US marines killed in incident at military base California

Four US marines killed in incident at military base

The incident occurred during a sweep of a firing range to clear unexploded ordnance, a Marine official said.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney opposes EU plans on mackerel quotas Fish Fight

Coveney opposes EU plans on mackerel quotas

The European Commission is attempting to end a dispute with Iceland and the Faroe Islands over fishing rights in the north-east Atlantic.

From TheJournal.ie Operation to lift the Astrid from the sea should be completed by next week Tall Ship Astrid

Operation to lift the Astrid from the sea should be completed by next week

Work to prepare the 95-year-old vessel for the salvage operation has been ongoing since the weekend. All aboard were rescued when she crashed on the rocks six weeks ago.

From TheJournal.ie Cargo ship runs aground off Dublin coast Cielo Di San Francisco

Cargo ship runs aground off Dublin coast

The Cielo Di San Francisco was on her way from Ringaskiddy to Dublin when it became stuck on the Kish Bank this morning.

From TheJournal.ie €4.4m to assist horticulture producers after 'exceptionally wet weather' Horticulture

€4.4m to assist horticulture producers after 'exceptionally wet weather'

Bad weather in 2012 affected most sectors within Ireland’s horticultural industry – and the damage was further compounded for many growers by the cold late spring this year, the Minister for Agriculture said.

From TheJournal.ie Report into ferry grounding blames human failure and lack of lights Investigation

Report into ferry grounding blames human failure and lack of lights

The Pirate Queen passenger ferry was grounded as it tried to berth at a Mayo pier just before Christmas 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Minister Coveney to meet with Agriculture Committee over animal welfare bill Animal Welfare

Minister Coveney to meet with Agriculture Committee over animal welfare bill

Andrew Doyle TD welcomes the chance to discuss the Bill – saying that animal health, animal welfare and farm profitability are interlinked and “of equal importance”.

From TheJournal.ie Marine investigators gather in Cork to discuss marine crime High Seas

Marine investigators gather in Cork to discuss marine crime

Drugs importation, forensic photography and accident reconstruction are all on the agenda.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland now has the 'second-smallest' forest area in Europe Biodiversity

Ireland now has the 'second-smallest' forest area in Europe

Just 10 per cent of Ireland’s land is now forest – one of the smallest in Europe proportionally – which experts say will have a substantial impact on biodiversity.

From TheJournal.ie US woman attempts Cuba to Florida swim without shark cage Sharks This post contains videos

US woman attempts Cuba to Florida swim without shark cage

Diana Nyad, 62, pushing to become the first person to make the 166km crossing unaided.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Irish Naval service detains Spanish fishing vessel Naval Service

Irish Naval service detains Spanish fishing vessel

The Spanish-registered fishing vessel was detained about 150 nautical miles off the coast of Co Clare this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney orders review over claims that BIM is hurting government-backed business BIM

Coveney orders review over claims that BIM is hurting government-backed business

Simon Coveney demands a response from Bord Iascaigh Mhara over claims it is actually hampering government training courses.

From TheJournal.ie Confusion reigns over ‘ownership’ of Lough Foyle No Man's Land

Confusion reigns over ‘ownership’ of Lough Foyle

Ministers say it is unclear whether the Republic of Ireland or the United Kingdom owns the seabed and waterline of Lough Foyle, situated on the Donegal-Derry border.

In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan Whale Shark This post contains images

In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan

Fishermen say that they found the 40-foot-long dead shark in the Arabian Sea near Karachi.

From TheJournal.ie Government "working day and night" to get people off the dole: Enda Kenny Moonlighting

Government "working day and night" to get people off the dole: Enda Kenny

Speaking in Cork last night, the Taoiseach said the cabinet has launched “an internetional charm offensive” to improve the state’s reputation.

Want a date with Mila Kunis? Just ask... Result This post contains videos

Want a date with Mila Kunis? Just ask...

A US marine asked the Black Swan actress out via a YouTube video, and she said yes!

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