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#dolphin

# dolphin - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Opinion: Close encounters of the dolphin kind - swimming with Dingle's beloved Fungie
# Wildlife
# Wildlife

Opinion: Close encounters of the dolphin kind - swimming with Dingle's beloved Fungie

Mar 20th 2021, 8:30 AM 31,791 Views 10 Comments

Brian Holmes and Sheila Stokes had the pleasure of spending years with the Dingle dolphin, who became known as Fungie.

# dolphin - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Fungie?
# Dingle
# Dingle

Quiz: How much do you know about Fungie?

Oct 17th 2020, 10:00 PM 61,707 Views 36 Comments

This quiz will give your life the sense of porpoise you’ve been craving.

# dolphin - Friday 16 October, 2020

Fears about Fungie raised again after no sighting of Dingle dolphin for hours
# 2020
# 2020

Fears about Fungie raised again after no sighting of Dingle dolphin for hours

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 8:05 PM 87,072 Views 90 Comments

Fungie usually stays within Dingle harbour, and the most he hasn’t been sighted for is 5-6 hours.

# dolphin - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Scannell's remarkable European record continues as Munster clash with Saracens
# Durable
From The42
# Durable

Scannell's remarkable European record continues as Munster clash with Saracens

Dec 7th 2019, 9:00 AM 9,972 Views 4 Comments

The 25-year-old still has big Ireland ambitions as he makes his 30th consecutive start in Europe for Munster.

# dolphin - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Family of bottlenose dolphins spotted off Kerry coast
# Spirtle
# Spirtle

Family of bottlenose dolphins spotted off Kerry coast

Aug 18th 2019, 6:16 PM 23,607 Views 19 Comments

The dolphins are believed to have travelled from Scotland.

# dolphin - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach
# Lahinch
# Lahinch

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach

Jul 11th 2019, 7:59 PM 39,060 Views 22 Comments

The mammal was later found dead in a nearby river.

# dolphin - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

'Not a run-of-the-mill sighting': Dublin flips out as dolphin spotted swimming in the River Liffey
# Get In The Sea
# Get In The Sea

'Not a run-of-the-mill sighting': Dublin flips out as dolphin spotted swimming in the River Liffey

Nov 28th 2018, 2:10 PM 36,535 Views 31 Comments

The dolphin was first spotted at around 9am this morning.

# dolphin - Monday 10 September, 2018

Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters
# Cork
# Cork

Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters

Sep 10th 2018, 2:06 PM 21,146 Views 12 Comments

Officers were called out to rescue the mammal last night.

# dolphin - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Baby dolphin dies after being surrounded by tourists 'who wanted to photograph and touch it'
# Southern Spain
# Southern Spain

Baby dolphin dies after being surrounded by tourists 'who wanted to photograph and touch it'

Aug 16th 2017, 9:34 PM 66,520 Views 39 Comments

A local wildlife organisation said the animal had either become sick or separated from its mother.

# dolphin - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Cork man Ryan in line for USA debut after being added to squad to face Ireland
# New Face
From The42
# New Face

Cork man Ryan in line for USA debut after being added to squad to face Ireland

Jun 7th 2017, 10:41 AM 9,211 Views 1 Comment

The sides meet in New Jersey next Saturday.

# dolphin - Monday 29 May, 2017

€4,000 reward offered after dead dolphin pictured at Cork student party
# On The Hunt
# On The Hunt

€4,000 reward offered after dead dolphin pictured at Cork student party

May 29th 2017, 9:29 PM 101,979 Views 30 Comments

Pictures circulated online of Cork students dancing with what appears to be a dead dolphin.

# dolphin - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths
# Irish Coast
# Irish Coast

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths

Sep 17th 2016, 3:08 PM 14,315 Views 37 Comments

Irish MEP Seán Kelly said people who break rules should be “dealt with”.

# dolphin - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Munster man Ryan propping up Agen's bid to stay in the Top 14
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Munster man Ryan propping up Agen's bid to stay in the Top 14

Feb 20th 2016, 9:00 AM 12,411 Views 4 Comments

The Highfield man is relishing the dark arts battle at scrum time in the French league.

# dolphin - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Dolphin dies after being passed around for selfies
# Argentina
# Argentina

Dolphin dies after being passed around for selfies

Feb 18th 2016, 11:24 AM 56,553 Views 81 Comments

There are only 30,000 of this type of dolphin left in the world.

# dolphin - Sunday 23 August, 2015

How many whales and dolphins can you count in one day? It's All Ireland census time
# Holey Show
# Holey Show

How many whales and dolphins can you count in one day? It's All Ireland census time

Aug 23rd 2015, 1:15 PM 13,088 Views 14 Comments

Grab the binoculars, a raincoat (or depending on what our unpredictable weather does, some sunscreen) and head for the coast.

# dolphin - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Column: Do we really need another pet, or are we running out of wild animals?
# Solitary Dolphins
# Solitary Dolphins

Column: Do we really need another pet, or are we running out of wild animals?

Aug 16th 2015, 8:30 AM 124 Views 24 Comments

‘Dusty’ the dolphin has been in the headlines again this summer. But what makes a dolphin ‘solitary’ – and how do we manage them?

# dolphin - Friday 3 July, 2015

This dolphin jumped on board a boat and broke a woman's ankles
# Thinks It's People
# Thinks It's People

This dolphin jumped on board a boat and broke a woman's ankles

Jul 3rd 2015, 10:47 AM 21,276 Views 21 Comments

The 350-pound animal broke both of a woman’s ankles when it landed on her.

# dolphin - Friday 10 April, 2015

Around 150 beached dolphins feared dead as rescue efforts abandoned
# Japan
# Japan

Around 150 beached dolphins feared dead as rescue efforts abandoned

Apr 10th 2015, 2:14 PM 12,794 Views 26 Comments

It was becoming too dark to continue the operation.

# dolphin - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Pics: These cool Hook Head dolphins will (almost) make you want to take a dip
# Splashing
# Splashing

Pics: These cool Hook Head dolphins will (almost) make you want to take a dip

Feb 10th 2015, 5:06 PM 12,554 Views 6 Comments

The water off the coast of Ireland is full of them around this time of year and they seem to be in very good form.

# dolphin - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Five swimmers rescued from Galway Bay after dolphin attack
# Salthill
# Salthill

Five swimmers rescued from Galway Bay after dolphin attack

Oct 1st 2014, 9:09 PM 52,175 Views 55 Comments

The swimmers were pulled to safety by the RNLI.

# dolphin - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Fishermen rescue massive family of 70 dolphins beached in west Kerry
# BAD BEACH PARTY
# BAD BEACH PARTY

Fishermen rescue massive family of 70 dolphins beached in west Kerry

Sep 10th 2014, 10:51 AM 38,691 Views 25 Comments

The incident has been described as ‘highly unusual’ by a local expert.

# dolphin - Monday 1 September, 2014

This soothing video of Fungi the Dolphin will ease you into the week
# Fungi The Dolphin
From The Daily Edge
# Fungi The Dolphin

This soothing video of Fungi the Dolphin will ease you into the week

Sep 1st 2014, 10:35 AM 2,176 Views 1 Comment

So soothing.

# dolphin - Sunday 3 August, 2014

The battle against whaling is now in the Faroe Islands for their annual 'Dolphin Grind'
# Operation Grindstop
# Operation Grindstop

The battle against whaling is now in the Faroe Islands for their annual 'Dolphin Grind'

Aug 3rd 2014, 6:54 PM 12,173 Views 28 Comments

Many Faroese see the slaughter of the dolphins as a cultural right.

# dolphin - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

"Don't swim with this dolphin" islanders warned, as 'Dusty' changes location
# Flipping Dangerous
# Flipping Dangerous

"Don't swim with this dolphin" islanders warned, as 'Dusty' changes location

Jul 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 28,332 Views 34 Comments

A number of swimmers were injured by the mammal off Co Clare last summer…

# dolphin - Saturday 7 June, 2014

A new 'solitary' dolphin's moved to Irish waters... swimmers are being urged to keep their distance
# Clet
# Clet

A new 'solitary' dolphin's moved to Irish waters... swimmers are being urged to keep their distance

Jun 7th 2014, 7:45 AM 27,731 Views 26 Comments

Clet, who originated in French waters, is described as a “non-social solitary dolphin who does not seek out and engage with swimmers”.

# dolphin - Thursday 22 May, 2014

'He had something special about him' - James Cronin's rise to the Ireland squad
# Club Route
From The42
# Club Route

'He had something special about him' - James Cronin's rise to the Ireland squad

May 22nd 2014, 7:45 AM 10,350 Views 16 Comments

From Ballincollig to Highfield, and from Dolphin to Munster, the loosehead prop’s next stop is Argentina.

# dolphin - Friday 2 May, 2014

Touching video of dolphin being rescued off Achill Island
# Warm Fuzzies
From The Daily Edge
# Warm Fuzzies

Touching video of dolphin being rescued off Achill Island

May 2nd 2014, 3:51 PM 2,281 Views 1 Comment

Could this be Fungi’s heir apparent?

# dolphin - Sunday 27 April, 2014

MMA fighter goes to wedding, saves a dolphin
# Serving A Porpoise
# Serving A Porpoise

MMA fighter goes to wedding, saves a dolphin

Apr 27th 2014, 6:14 PM 45,982 Views 30 Comments

Pretty standard stuff, really.

# dolphin - Friday 25 April, 2014

Hero dolphins swim with a man to protect him from sharks
# Fin Fun
From The Daily Edge
# Fin Fun

Hero dolphins swim with a man to protect him from sharks

Apr 25th 2014, 2:05 PM 4,459 Views 1 Comment

So long and thanks for all the fish.

# dolphin - Thursday 10 April, 2014

WATCH: Cheery Fungi the Dolphin plays with boaters in Dingle Bay
# Fun With Fungi
From The Daily Edge
# Fun With Fungi

WATCH: Cheery Fungi the Dolphin plays with boaters in Dingle Bay

Apr 10th 2014, 9:28 AM 3,259 Views 0 Comments

Some new footage of our old friend Fungi shows he’s as playful as ever.

# dolphin - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Japan's Prime Minister defends "ancient practice" of dolphin hunting
# Taiji
# Taiji

Japan's Prime Minister defends "ancient practice" of dolphin hunting

Jan 25th 2014, 10:45 AM 7,814 Views 70 Comments

The annual catch and killing of dolphins at Taiji has sparked global criticism.

# dolphin - Monday 20 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 20th 2014, 2:10 PM 9,209 Views 59 Comments

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”.

# dolphin - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Incredible new footage shows age-defying Fungi in flying form
# Kerrygold-en Years
# Kerrygold-en Years

Incredible new footage shows age-defying Fungi in flying form

Nov 27th 2013, 7:15 AM 16,553 Views 30 Comments

Dingle’s most famous resident is normally a solitary animal, but he’s been splashing about with a couple of old friends for the last few days….

# dolphin - Sunday 24 November, 2013

A Fungi to hang out with... Dingle dolphin and friends splash about in the bay
# Fungi And Friends
# Fungi And Friends

A Fungi to hang out with... Dingle dolphin and friends splash about in the bay

Nov 24th 2013, 12:21 PM 21,656 Views 17 Comments

Party animals!

# dolphin - Saturday 23 November, 2013

All you’ll ever need to know about Dolphin Rugby Club
# My Club
From The42
# My Club

All you’ll ever need to know about Dolphin Rugby Club

Nov 23rd 2013, 9:45 AM 4,839 Views 3 Comments

We delve deep into the history of a club that produced rugby stars for Munster, Ireland and the Lions.

# dolphin - Monday 18 November, 2013

Watch this baby dolphin thank the fisherman that frees it from a plastic bag
# Cheers Mate
From The Daily Edge
# Cheers Mate

Watch this baby dolphin thank the fisherman that frees it from a plastic bag

Nov 18th 2013, 3:15 PM 9,261 Views 2 Comments

It’ll warm the cockles and mussels of your heart.

# dolphin - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Fungi gave this American couple in Dingle an awful fright
# Fungi
# Fungi

Fungi gave this American couple in Dingle an awful fright

Nov 7th 2013, 9:15 PM 44,173 Views 34 Comments

Fungi might be nearing retirement, but he’s pulling out all the stops for The Gathering.

# dolphin - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Scientists discover new species of dolphin
# Dolphins
# Dolphins

Scientists discover new species of dolphin

Oct 31st 2013, 7:46 PM 8,428 Views 13 Comments

The Wildlife Conservation Society said it was a significant finding as identifying a new mammal species is rare.

# dolphin - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

'Surfing dolphin' pic scoops prestigious award for Clare-based photographer
# Beneath The Waves
# Beneath The Waves

'Surfing dolphin' pic scoops prestigious award for Clare-based photographer

Sep 3rd 2013, 7:45 AM 16,147 Views 11 Comments

The spectacular bottlenose photo was taken in one of the most “intimidating” and “surf-heavy” spots on the Irish coast, the photographer says.

# dolphin - Saturday 31 August, 2013

China is worried about how their citizens behave when on holidays
# Be Nice Now
# Be Nice Now

China is worried about how their citizens behave when on holidays

Aug 31st 2013, 11:30 AM 13,107 Views 43 Comments

The nation’s state-run television CCTV even a ran a series of programs aimed at encouraging good manners and acceptance of foreign customs when abroad.

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