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# atlantic-ocean - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Court rules Air France and Airbus must stand trial over 228 deaths in 2009 Paris-Rio crash
# Atlantic Ocean
# Atlantic Ocean

Court rules Air France and Airbus must stand trial over 228 deaths in 2009 Paris-Rio crash

May 12th 2021, 1:09 PM 10,308 Views 5 Comments

Three Irish women were among the 228 people killed in the air crash.

# atlantic-ocean - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Poll: Have you made efforts to use less plastic in your daily life?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you made efforts to use less plastic in your daily life?

Aug 19th 2020, 9:40 AM 22,676 Views 66 Comments

Plastic levels in the Atlantic Ocean are likely to be much higher than previous estimates suggested.

# atlantic-ocean - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Plastic in the Atlantic Ocean is far beyond levels previously estimated
# Pollution
# Pollution

Plastic in the Atlantic Ocean is far beyond levels previously estimated

Aug 18th 2020, 10:51 PM 30,209 Views 40 Comments

Researchers believe plastic levels in the Atlantic are ten times higher than previous estimates suggest.

# atlantic-ocean - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Kelp found off coast of Ireland, France and Scotland has 'survived since last ice age 16,000 years ago'
# Atlantic Ocean
# Atlantic Ocean

Kelp found off coast of Ireland, France and Scotland has 'survived since last ice age 16,000 years ago'

Jul 28th 2020, 8:51 AM 20,155 Views 9 Comments

Experts analysed the genetic composition of oarweed from 14 areas across the northern Atlantic Ocean.

# atlantic-ocean - Monday 10 June, 2019

Explainer: Where is Rockall and why has it sparked tensions between the Irish and Scottish governments?
# Rockall
# Rockall

Explainer: Where is Rockall and why has it sparked tensions between the Irish and Scottish governments?

Jun 10th 2019, 5:01 PM 69,995 Views 85 Comments

How a small island caused such a big headache.

# atlantic-ocean - Monday 17 September, 2018

How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years
# Deep Dive
# Deep Dive

How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years

Sep 17th 2018, 5:54 PM 8,256 Views 2 Comments

18 state-of-the-art seismometers will measure movement at the floor of the ocean.

# atlantic-ocean - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Warning for 'potentially very disturbed weather' as Hurricane Helene crosses Atlantic
# Blown Away
# Blown Away

Warning for 'potentially very disturbed weather' as Hurricane Helene crosses Atlantic

Sep 13th 2018, 8:27 PM 83,700 Views 46 Comments

The storm is currently making its way towards the southeast of the US coast.

# atlantic-ocean - Saturday 26 August, 2017

From blue whales to coral reefs - a new series will show the unexplored beauty of Ireland's Atlantic
# Deep Sea
# Deep Sea

From blue whales to coral reefs - a new series will show the unexplored beauty of Ireland's Atlantic

Aug 26th 2017, 10:30 AM 14,498 Views 11 Comments

The documentary series, which will air on RTÉ, will explore previously unseen sights off the Irish coast.

# atlantic-ocean - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Poll: Will you swim in the seas around Ireland this summer?
# So Very Very Cold
# So Very Very Cold

Poll: Will you swim in the seas around Ireland this summer?

May 30th 2017, 9:46 AM 24,751 Views 34 Comments

Are you ready to risk the polar experience of a dip in Irish coastal waters?

# atlantic-ocean - Monday 17 April, 2017

Who owns Rockall? The history of the Atlantic dispute between Ireland and the UK
# Brexit Bounty
# Brexit Bounty

Who owns Rockall? The history of the Atlantic dispute between Ireland and the UK

Apr 17th 2017, 9:00 PM 78,962 Views 60 Comments

The uninhabited island has been the source of a long-running dispute.

# atlantic-ocean - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

'I'm going to raise the tricolour high': Galway man to make history after 7 weeks rowing the Atlantic alone
# Out In Front
From The42
# Out In Front

'I'm going to raise the tricolour high': Galway man to make history after 7 weeks rowing the Atlantic alone

Feb 1st 2017, 1:37 PM 19,669 Views 14 Comments

Gavan Hennigan is approaching Antigua with a world record in his sights.

# atlantic-ocean - Friday 22 May, 2015

2 brave adventurers are attempting to swim the whole way around Ireland in under 4 months
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

2 brave adventurers are attempting to swim the whole way around Ireland in under 4 months

May 22nd 2015, 12:24 PM 13,678 Views 8 Comments

Irish adventurers David Burns and Maghnus Collins are set to spend 3-4 months swimming around Ireland.

# atlantic-ocean - Friday 22 August, 2014

The 'pause' in global warming could last another 10 years
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

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

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:22 PM 16,943 Views 126 Comments

… however things will start heating up rapidly after that.

# atlantic-ocean - Monday 20 January, 2014

EU Commission sets out plan to harvest energy from our seas and oceans
# Blue Energy
# Blue Energy

EU Commission sets out plan to harvest energy from our seas and oceans

Jan 20th 2014, 3:45 PM 8,789 Views 37 Comments

Ocean energy – known as ‘blue energy’ – covers all technologies that harvest renewable energy from our seas and oceans other than offshore wind.

# atlantic-ocean - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

VIDEO: Man rescued from air pocket after boat sinks in the Atlantic
# Rescue
# Rescue

VIDEO: Man rescued from air pocket after boat sinks in the Atlantic

Dec 4th 2013, 11:48 AM 14,519 Views 21 Comments

All of Harrison Odjegba’s colleagues on the boat sadly perished in the incident.

# atlantic-ocean - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Meet the man attempting to become the first Irish person to row 2,100 miles across the Pacific Ocean
# Ambition
From The42
# Ambition

Meet the man attempting to become the first Irish person to row 2,100 miles across the Pacific Ocean

Nov 17th 2013, 12:00 PM 15,706 Views 20 Comments

Philip Cavanagh is hoping to raise €100,000 as part of the challenge, which will involve roughly four weeks of continuous rowing.

# atlantic-ocean - Friday 11 October, 2013

There are hundreds of glow-in-the-dark jellyfish off the coast of Mayo
# Don't Go Into The Water
# Don't Go Into The Water

There are hundreds of glow-in-the-dark jellyfish off the coast of Mayo

Oct 11th 2013, 5:04 PM 16,261 Views 48 Comments

They may sting your face off, but they’ll look pretty when they glow at night.

# atlantic-ocean - Friday 9 August, 2013

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool

Aug 9th 2013, 6:05 PM 31,412 Views 39 Comments

The mammal – believed to be a striped dolphin – became stuck in shallow water in rocks on Kilkee Beach.

# atlantic-ocean - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

VIDEO: If you're admiring the waves, roll your windows up
# What The Fliuch?
# What The Fliuch?

VIDEO: If you're admiring the waves, roll your windows up

Jan 29th 2013, 3:18 PM 17,881 Views 21 Comments

Especially when the waves can get this high, this quickly.

# atlantic-ocean - Friday 5 August, 2011

Irish scientists discover new life beneath the sea
# Discovery
# Discovery

Irish scientists discover new life beneath the sea

Aug 5th 2011, 12:04 PM 5,270 Views 5 Comments

The discovery came during a 23-day mission out in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

# atlantic-ocean - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

75 more bodies found in wreckage of Air France plane
# Air Disaster
# Air Disaster

75 more bodies found in wreckage of Air France plane

May 31st 2011, 11:40 AM 763 Views 0 Comments

A victims’ association says another 75 bodies have been found in the Atlantic, almost two years after the Airbus disaster.

# atlantic-ocean - Friday 27 May, 2011

Data shows Air France flight 447 fell 38,000 feet before crashing
# Flight 447
# Flight 447

Data shows Air France flight 447 fell 38,000 feet before crashing

May 27th 2011, 3:52 PM 850 Views 0 Comments

Plane fell faster than 11,000 feet a minute as it plunged towards the water in crash which killed all 228 people on board, including three young Irish women.

# atlantic-ocean - Monday 23 May, 2011

Air France pilot 'wasn't in cockpit' when disaster struck
# Air Disaster
# Air Disaster

Air France pilot 'wasn't in cockpit' when disaster struck

May 23rd 2011, 12:14 PM 1,152 Views 0 Comments

A report says pilot Marc Dubois was not in the cockpit when the accident on the Airbus A330 when a ‘deep stall’ kicked in.

# atlantic-ocean - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Air France crash investigators uncover part of flight recorder but crucial data missing
# Air France
# Air France

Air France crash investigators uncover part of flight recorder but crucial data missing

Apr 28th 2011, 10:33 AM 925 Views 0 Comments

Investigators fear that without recovering the “black box” flight recorder the mystery of the plane’s last moments will never be solved. The crash over the Atlantic two years ago killed all 228 people on board.

# atlantic-ocean - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Mother awaits news of Irish victim in Air France crash
# Air France
# Air France

Mother awaits news of Irish victim in Air France crash

Apr 5th 2011, 1:24 PM 2,357 Views 0 Comments

Irish officials in Paris are in contact with the airline in the hope of recovering the bodies of the two Irish victims who were never found.

# atlantic-ocean - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Hurricanes meet over the Atlantic
# Hurricanes
# Hurricanes

Hurricanes meet over the Atlantic

Aug 31st 2010, 10:32 AM 516 Views 0 Comments

Two hurricanes meet off the US east coast.