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# atlantic - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Do we want our beaches strewn with stranded dolphins?

It’s time for the government to ban fossil fuel exploration and invest in the real local, rural renewable economy on our coastlines, writes Sinead Mercier.

# atlantic - Monday 19 February, 2018

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds

It’s one of the highest reported frequencies of microplastic occurrence in fish around the globe.

# atlantic - Friday 24 November, 2017

Relatives angry as 'explosion' dashes hopes for missing 44 on board submarine

Relatives reacted with anger as the news emerged.

# atlantic - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Three Irish doctors and a businessman are rowing across the Atlantic for charity

Three experienced rowers and one novice are taking their boat Saoirse across the Atlantic in a charity row.

# atlantic - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From The42 Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic Long Haul

Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic

Now 37, the second row is raising money for MSF, Madra and the Strong Roots foundation.

# atlantic - Sunday 16 April, 2017

'It's misleading' - is a tricolour sticker on fish enough to convince you it comes from Ireland?

The large supermarkets in operation here have adopted similar approaches to each other when it comes to marketing fish sourced from abroad.

# atlantic - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116

Three crew members are yet to be recovered.

# atlantic - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge This Galway man just rowed the Atlantic solo and the photos of him finishing are amazing Tricolour Flying High

# atlantic - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

This amputee army veteran from Achill Island is going to row across the Atlantic

Paddy Gallagher lost his leg in Afghanistan after he was blown up by an IED

# atlantic - Sunday 13 November, 2016

British man begins his attempt to swim across the Atlantic

Ben Hooper is expected to take five months.

# atlantic - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Grandfather who fought off sharks in last solo kayak plans to cross Atlantic for third time

He once rafted along the Amazon in Peru but had to abort the mission after encountering bandits.

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry

Risteard O Domhnaill was behind the documentary The Pipe. Now he has returned with an acclaimed documentary voiced by Brendan Gleeson.

# atlantic - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic No Smooth Sailing This post contains videos

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic

The Royal Caribbean cruise liner was hit by 30 foot waves and 150mph winds.

# atlantic - Friday 15 January, 2016

The weather is getting weirder. There's a hurricane FIVE MONTHS before hurricane season

Hurricane Alex is the first Atlantic hurricane to form in January in 78 years.

# atlantic - Monday 3 August, 2015

Fancy a peek inside the most expensive house for sale in America?

Got a spare €126 million knocking around?

# atlantic - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

A €280m cable is going to link Mayo and New York

The news could mean brilliant things for the economy out west…

# atlantic - Friday 22 August, 2014

The 'pause' in global warming could last another 10 years

… however things will start heating up rapidly after that.

# atlantic - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Facebook 'manipulated users emotions' in secret study

For one week in 2012 Facebook tampered with the algorithm to see how it affected users.

# atlantic - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland?

Do you brave the always ever-so-icy-waters here? (Wearing a wetsuit is cheating, you know).

# atlantic - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From The Pipe to the Atlantic: telling the story of Irish marine resources

The maker of the acclaimed documentary The Pipe is appealing for help in finishing his newest film.

# atlantic - Friday 2 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Incredible photo captures huge shark approaching swimmer off Kerry beach Derrr-der Derrr-der

# atlantic - Friday 31 January, 2014

Falling debris, veering vehicles and aquaplaning all hazards as storm approaches

Winds gusting 100 to 130 km/h are expect to hit Atlantic counties later tonight.

# atlantic - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Why Storm Christine wasn’t actually called Storm Christine

It was loud and impressive but what was it called?

# atlantic - Thursday 17 October, 2013

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.

# atlantic - Monday 5 August, 2013

Video: Let's take a moment to remember just how great the heatwave was Come Back Sunshine This post contains videos

Video: Let's take a moment to remember just how great the heatwave was

Remember when it was so hot that we needed ways to cool off? This video shows people jumping off the diving platforms at Blackrock in Galway.

# atlantic - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: The 20 deadliest reads of 2012

It’s been a year of great writing. Here’s the very best from around the web.

# atlantic - Monday 12 November, 2012

From The42 Watch out Tiger, Jack - Rory's hungry for more Golf

Watch out Tiger, Jack - Rory's hungry for more

“My biggest goal this week was to try to win the Singapore Open and I just came up a little bit short,” he said.

# atlantic - Monday 30 July, 2012

Aer Lingus announces partnership deal with Etihad

Airlines have reached a new interline and code-share agreements to expand route choices for their customers.

# atlantic - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Weatherwatch: Here's why June has been so soggy

We’re keeping our fingers crossed for the Azores High to deliver a ‘summer’.

# atlantic - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck? has been looking into issues surrounding the Titanic disaster 100 years after the ship struck an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage.

# atlantic - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Dubliner among six people rescued after boat capsized in the Atlantic

The six rowers, five British and one Irish, were taking part in a challenge to row from Morocco to Barbados.

# atlantic - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Water levels rise as New York braces for Irene's impact Irene This post contains videos

Water levels rise as New York braces for Irene's impact

Two million people are without electricity on the east coast as high winds and rough seas take at least ten lives…

# atlantic - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Hurricane Dora gaining strength off Mexican coast

The Mexican government has issued a tropical storm watch for the country’s southwestern coast over the strengthening hurricane – the fourth to be named this season.

# atlantic - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

The quiet coup

A former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund reveals why we shouldn’t really be scared of the big, bad wolf.

# atlantic - Friday 10 September, 2010

Shame on us for making Pastor Jones a celebrity

The Pastor may be legally entitled to set the Qu’ran alight – but that doesn’t make it right.