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#Humpback Whale

# humpback-whale - Sunday 22 September, 2019

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.

# humpback-whale - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Breeding ground for humpback whales feeding in Irish waters discovered for the first time

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group has spent 16 years searching.

# humpback-whale - Sunday 20 May, 2018

West Cork whale watchers are being treated to large gatherings during 'low season'

Whale activity has increased since April with a number of humpback whales spotted off the West Cork coast.

# humpback-whale - Thursday 5 January, 2017

This could be the first humpback whale sighting of 2017

“I clicked just in time.”

# humpback-whale - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Watch: Kayakers 'almost crushed to death' by humpback whale California This post contains videos

Watch: Kayakers 'almost crushed to death' by humpback whale

“It’s all fun and games until someone gets jumped on.”

# humpback-whale - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Good news! The humpback whale is no longer endangered

It was considered endangered, but is not anymore. Which is good.

# humpback-whale - Monday 23 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday

A roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

# humpback-whale - Friday 16 July, 2010

THE IRISH WHALE and Dolphin Group (IWDG) has advised people not to cross the path of the humpback whale off Howth Head in Co Dublin, and to travel parallel to it if trying to sight it. The adult whale was spotted between Howth Harbour and Ireland’s Eye yesterday.