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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Baltimore whale dies RIP

Baltimore whale dies

The whale, which has been stuck at the west Cork harbour since Tuesday, took his last breath at about 11am.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: why nothing can be done for the Baltimore whale Euthanasia

Explainer: why nothing can be done for the Baltimore whale

Many of our readers have been wondering why the mammal cannot be ‘put out of its misery’. TheJournal.ie investigates.

From TheJournal.ie ‘A slow process’: nothing can be done for dying Baltimore whale Baltimore Whale

‘A slow process’: nothing can be done for dying Baltimore whale

The whale was still breathing this morning but pools of blood have formed beside the pier.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Young fin whale still stuck in west Cork harbour Baltimore

VIDEO: Young fin whale still stuck in west Cork harbour

Experts say the beached whale may be in the final throes as it lies in Baltimore Harbour.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: dead whale found in Australian pool Whale Fail This post contains images

In photos: dead whale found in Australian pool

The whale carcass washed up into a seawater pool at a beach near Sydney.

Whales, legs and Big Ben - the best inanimate objects on Twitter

Tired of celebrities? Here’s what these inanimate objects have to say about the world.

From The42 VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race Thar She Blows This post contains videos

VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race

“It’s on the left, ON THE LEFT!”

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

THE 35-FOOT SPERM WHALE which washed up in Waterford on Friday, and which died on Saturday morning, is to be disposed of tomorrow. Local radio station WLRFM reports that Waterford County Council will tomorrow bring the whale to a rendering plant, which it says is the most efficient way of dealing with the carcass, where it will be disposed of.

From TheJournal.ie Washed-up 35-foot sperm whale dies in Waterford Whale

Washed-up 35-foot sperm whale dies in Waterford

A sperm whale which washed up on a beach near Dungarvan had no hope of survival, and died earlier this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know: the latest on the murder of two Down women in Turkey, the grim outlook for the Waterford whale, a high-profile defection in Libya, and Simon Cowell’s plans for the afterlife

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Energy regulator backs rise in Bord Gáis prices, Corrib ‘rape tape’ report released, and amazing video of a whale’s ‘thank you’ dance after being freed from fishing nets…

From TheJournal.ie Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling Whaling

Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling

The anti-whaling group Sea Shepard has thwarted Japan’s efforts to hunt whales already this year.

THE IRISH WHALE and Dolphin Group (IWDG) has advised people not to cross the path of the humpback whale off Howth Head in Co Dublin, and to travel parallel to it if trying to sight it. The adult whale was spotted between Howth Harbour and Ireland’s Eye yesterday.