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# irish-sea - Monday 8 February, 2021

Two men charged with Irish Sea checks graffiti granted bail
# Larne Port
# Larne Port

Two men charged with Irish Sea checks graffiti granted bail

Feb 8th 2021, 2:17 PM 13,186 Views 0 Comments

Police objected to bail on the ground the two accused could commit further offences.

# irish-sea - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Pre-Brexit stockpiling creating surge in Irish Sea shipping demand
# Stockpiling
# Stockpiling

Pre-Brexit stockpiling creating surge in Irish Sea shipping demand

Nov 11th 2020, 2:15 PM 22,526 Views 2 Comments

Stena Line has chartered an extra ship in response to the increased movement of goods.

# irish-sea - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Irish Sea checks will be ‘operationally effective’ by New Year even if facilities are unfinished
# Brexit
# Brexit

Irish Sea checks will be ‘operationally effective’ by New Year even if facilities are unfinished

Oct 21st 2020, 6:57 PM 18,709 Views 6 Comments

That’s according to Andrew McCormick, Stormont’s lead official on EU exit.

# irish-sea - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea
# WB Yeats
# WB Yeats

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea

Oct 6th 2020, 10:07 AM 137,381 Views 11 Comments

The search is being overseen by the HM Coastguard in Holyhead in Wales, but the Irish Coast Guard is providing assistance.

# irish-sea - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Lion's Mane jellyfish spotted on Irish beaches as annual numbers rise
# From The Deeps
# From The Deeps

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

Aug 23rd 2020, 7:15 AM 44,986 Views 25 Comments

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
# Denied
# Denied

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

Sep 13th 2019, 7:38 AM 29,368 Views 47 Comments

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
# Dalkey
# Dalkey

Man rescued after boat capsizes off coast of south Dublin

Jul 15th 2019, 10:21 PM 23,025 Views 10 Comments

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
# Irish Sea
# Irish Sea

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

Jan 17th 2019, 5:41 PM 26,871 Views 50 Comments

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
# Bigger Boat
# Bigger Boat

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 10:57 AM 32,811 Views 50 Comments

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'
# Rain Or Shine
# Rain Or Shine

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

Jul 8th 2017, 8:30 PM 24,251 Views 5 Comments

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
# So Very Very Cold

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

May 30th 2017, 9:46 AM 24,739 Views 34 Comments

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
# Missing
# Missing

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

Mar 30th 2017, 7:09 AM 15,123 Views 6 Comments

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
# Deep Blue Sea
# Deep Blue Sea

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

Oct 13th 2016, 10:29 AM 20,549 Views 23 Comments

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
# Airlifted
# Airlifted

Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes

Apr 15th 2015, 5:34 PM 14,282 Views 16 Comments

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
# Gruelling
# Gruelling

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

Sep 13th 2014, 12:43 PM 9,687 Views 14 Comments

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
# Jellyfish Alert
# Jellyfish Alert

Deadly Lion's mane jellyfish spotted in Dublin Bay

Aug 8th 2014, 3:27 PM 46,905 Views 66 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

May 29th 2014, 9:03 AM 19,980 Views 48 Comments

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
# Blue Energy
# Blue Energy

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

Jan 20th 2014, 3:45 PM 8,786 Views 37 Comments

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
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

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

Jan 3rd 2014, 9:43 AM 17,333 Views 26 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 25th 2013, 7:54 PM 11,681 Views 0 Comments

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
# I Feel The Earth Move
# I Feel The Earth Move

There were two earthquakes in the Irish Sea this morning

Aug 25th 2013, 7:52 PM 35,357 Views 76 Comments

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
# Irish Sea
# Irish Sea

Man airlifted to hospital after medical emergency aboard cargo vessel

Aug 13th 2013, 12:53 PM 6,271 Views 3 Comments

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!
# Summer - Interrupted
# Summer - Interrupted

Relax, Ireland - the sunshine will be back soon!

Jul 2nd 2013, 1:38 PM 16,949 Views 24 Comments

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
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man airlifted to hospital after suffering heart problems aboard ferry

Jun 28th 2013, 1:03 PM 7,793 Views 6 Comments

The alarm was raised around 40km out to sea.

# irish-sea - Thursday 27 June, 2013

There was another earthquake in the Irish Sea last night
# Thar She Blows
# Thar She Blows

There was another earthquake in the Irish Sea last night

Jun 27th 2013, 4:30 PM 14,138 Views 47 Comments

Did you feel it?

# irish-sea - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Could more aftershocks be on the way after today's earthquake?
# I Feel The Earth Move
# I Feel The Earth Move

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

May 29th 2013, 12:24 PM 16,073 Views 28 Comments

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
# Energy
# Energy

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

May 22nd 2013, 6:04 PM 6,783 Views 77 Comments

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
# Fishing
# Fishing

Calls made to reverse over-fishing trends and ban trawling

Dec 19th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,520 Views 19 Comments

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
# What The Fliuch?
# What The Fliuch?

Weather warning lifted as heavy rains head to Britain

Sep 26th 2012, 7:55 AM 5,067 Views 14 Comments

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
# Weather
# Weather

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

May 23rd 2012, 9:37 AM 3,395 Views 14 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

Woman’s body discovered in Howth harbour

Mar 8th 2012, 3:15 PM 11,039 Views 17 Comments

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
# Currach Nua
# Currach Nua

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

Jan 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,457 Views 11 Comments

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
# Fishing Quotas
# Fishing Quotas

Irish Sea prawn fishery reopens - and other fish quotas increase

Dec 17th 2011, 9:47 AM 2,686 Views 8 Comments

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
# Fishing
# Fishing

Coveney heads to Brussels for critical talks on fish quotas

Dec 15th 2011, 8:30 AM 1,147 Views 11 Comments

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
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Search for missing sailors to resume

Nov 28th 2011, 8:01 AM 712 Views 1 Comment

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
# Royal Rescue
# Royal Rescue

Prince William involved in Irish Sea rescue mission

Nov 27th 2011, 3:39 PM 8,791 Views 52 Comments

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
# Windy
# Windy

Ferry crossings cancelled as severe weather warning issued

Sep 11th 2011, 1:31 PM 4,541 Views 2 Comments

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
# Search
# Search

Sailor missing in the Irish Sea

Aug 1st 2011, 4:44 PM 444 Views 2 Comments

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