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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# blasket islands

This year
State yet to protect natural sites such as Killarney Park and Burren despite Europe court case
Killarney National Park is thought of as one of Ireland’s “jewels in the crown” in terms of flora and fauna.
All time
20 years on, first two humpback whales recorded by Irish group are still swimming together
They were first spotted off the coast of Cork in 1999.
This genius actually tried to drive down Kerry's famous Sheep Highway
Ah here.
Ferry cancelled after man tried to drive down pier but became stuck
The man had to spend the night in his car.
Wonderful underwater footage of a pod of dolphins off the Kerry coast
The group was spotted around the Blasket Islands.
Trawler detained off Kerry coast for alleged breach of fishing laws
The vessel is now being handed over to gardaí by the Naval Service.
9 places in Ireland you need to visit as soon as possible
The auld sod ain’t so bad after all.