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#Irish sea

# irish-sea - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Lion's Mane jellyfish spotted on Irish beaches as annual numbers rise

A sting from the Lion’s Mane jellyfish can cause nausea, sweating, cramps and headaches.

# irish-sea - Friday 13 September, 2019

'UK must leave as one nation': Foster refutes reports the DUP would accept Irish Sea checks

The London Times reports that the DUP is prepared to accept the North abiding by some EU rules post-Brexit.

# irish-sea - Monday 15 July, 2019

Man rescued after boat capsizes off coast of south Dublin

The incident happened at around 4pm today.

# irish-sea - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Construction on a Welsh nuclear power station 105 km from Ireland is being frozen

Hitachi says it is shelving the project “at this time”.

# irish-sea - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

A new €160m ferry between Dublin and Holyhead will be the biggest of its kind in the world

The vessel will be able to hold 1,500 cars and over 300 trucks.

# irish-sea - Saturday 8 July, 2017

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'

We talk to members of the die-hard community of swimmers who come to the Dublin spot every day.

# irish-sea - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Poll: Will you swim in the seas around Ireland this summer? So Very Very Cold This post contains a poll

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

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

# irish-sea - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'Extremely poor visibility' hampering rescue efforts for Dublin-bound helicopter in Irish Sea

The aerial search has been suspended until the weather improves.

# irish-sea - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Lives of Irish Sea fishing crew were 'placed in danger' after being dragged by Royal Navy sub

The crew of the Karen returned safely to shore.

# irish-sea - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes

The men are being treated for hypothermia.

# irish-sea - Saturday 13 September, 2014

These men will swim in the Irish sea for 24 hours to raise money for epilepsy

The swim is in memory of a family friend with epilepsy who died in 2010.

# irish-sea - Friday 8 August, 2014

Deadly Lion's mane jellyfish spotted in Dublin Bay

A young girl was rushed to hospital yesterday in Cork due to a severe reaction to a jellyfish sting.

# irish-sea - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland?

Do you brave the always ever-so-icy-waters here? (Wearing a wetsuit is cheating, you know).

# irish-sea - Monday 20 January, 2014

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

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

# irish-sea - Friday 3 January, 2014

Stormwatch: Travel disruption as ferry services cancelled but flights coping well

A number of Irish Sea crossings have been hit by the storm conditions.

# irish-sea - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Today everyone’s talking about earthquakes in the Irish Sea and the last stand of Priory Hall residents.

There were two earthquakes in the Irish Sea this morning

Both of the quakes happened close to the English coastline with the larger registering a 3.3 on the Richter scale.

# irish-sea - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Man airlifted to hospital after medical emergency aboard cargo vessel

The man was diagnosed with suspected sepsis over the radio by doctors in Cork using the ‘Medico’ maritime assistance system.

# irish-sea - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Relax, Ireland - the sunshine will be back soon!

Many parts of the country have been experiencing heavy rain today, but the outlook for the weekend is looking very good indeed!

# irish-sea - Friday 28 June, 2013

Man airlifted to hospital after suffering heart problems aboard ferry

The alarm was raised around 40km out to sea.

# irish-sea - Thursday 27 June, 2013

# irish-sea - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Could more aftershocks be on the way after today's earthquake?

The past two months have seen a concentration of tremor activity down the west coast of Britain, an Irish expert has said.

# irish-sea - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland

A report by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland looked at the impact day-to-day operations would have on Ireland and what would happen in the event of a severe nuclear accident.

# irish-sea - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Calls made to reverse over-fishing trends and ban trawling

European Fish Ministers are due to meet this week for the annual distribution of fishing quotas.

# irish-sea - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Weather warning lifted as heavy rains head to Britain

Some parts of the north-east have seen flood waters rise overnight as the relentless rain continued, however.

# irish-sea - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Weatherwatch: get ready for 24°C sunshine (and sunburn) by Friday

Karl Mehlhorn from the Irish Weather Network reckons we’re in for a warm week – and to be wary of sunburn.

# irish-sea - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Woman’s body discovered in Howth harbour

Gardaí have said they are not treating the death as suspicious.

# irish-sea - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Two hand-built currachs to be launched into the Irish Sea this weekend

The currachs were built by a team in Dublin’s East Wall – who hope that the crafts will compete in regattas over the coming year.

# irish-sea - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Irish Sea prawn fishery reopens - and other fish quotas increase

Cod catches overall will have to be cut by 25 per cent in 2012 – but many other fish quotas are raised after late-night EU negotiations.

# irish-sea - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Coveney heads to Brussels for critical talks on fish quotas

The tense annual negotiations on the next year’s fishing quotas are expected to continue into the weekend.

# irish-sea - Monday 28 November, 2011

Search for missing sailors to resume

The search for five missing crewmen who went missing when their vessel sank in the Irish Sea yesterday is to resume today.

# irish-sea - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Prince William involved in Irish Sea rescue mission

The Duke of Cambridge co-piloted one of the helicopters as search teams tried to locate the eight crewmen of a sunken ship.

# irish-sea - Sunday 11 September, 2011

Ferry crossings cancelled as severe weather warning issued

Irish Ferries and P&O Ferries have cancelled some sailings due to the adverse weather warnings on the Irish Sea.

# irish-sea - Monday 1 August, 2011

Sailor missing in the Irish Sea

The 40-year-old man is missing after leaving the Isle of Man for Ardglass in Co. Down yesterday morning.