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Dublin: 17 °C Friday 20 September, 2019

#Gran Canaria

# gran-canaria - Monday 19 August, 2019

Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island

More than 600 firefighters and 14 aircraft have battled to contain the flames.

# gran-canaria - Monday 12 August, 2019

Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people

Police said they detained a man for allegedly starting the fire by using welding equipment.

# gran-canaria - Monday 18 December, 2017

No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria

Police spoke to her Irish partner yesterday afternoon.

# gran-canaria - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Irishman tells of four year ordeal as he is accused of €135 million cocaine and gold robbery

Kenny Coalter said all he wants is to return to Ireland and visit his elderly mother.

# gran-canaria - Friday 7 August, 2015

Irishman held for two years in Gran Canaria without charge

Kenneth Coalter was arrested after two people whose boat he had repaired were arrested for drug trafficking.

# gran-canaria - Friday 5 December, 2014

Leona --- the stranded Clare turtle --- is over her jetlag, and swimming free

The loggerhead turtle was found on a Clare beach last year. She was flown to Gran Canaria by Aer Lingus earlier this week.

# gran-canaria - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

A turtle that washed up on a beach in Clare is being flown to Gran Canaria

It took a year to nurse Leona back to health.

# gran-canaria - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Canaries Crash: Is it a boat? Is it a plane?

Media reports said a plane had gone into the sea. However, it was a boat.

# gran-canaria - Monday 18 July, 2011

Baby mix-up at Australian hospital

The switch was only discovered after more than eight hours….but how often is this kind of mistake made?