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#Irish Whale and Dolphin Group

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Friday 4 October, 2019

Whale spotted in River Liffey found dead near Dublin Port

The Fin whale was spotted in Dublin port on Wednesday.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - 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.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Activists say latest case of whale washing ashore on west coast of Ireland is a 'concern'

A local councillor in Sligo said appropriate measures will be taken to investigate the matter and remove the whale.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Three beaked whales wash ashore in 'highly unusual' strandings

About 175 whale and dolphin strandings have been reported so far this year.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - 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.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Number of whales and dolphins washing up on Irish coasts at record levels

Dr Simon Berrow from the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group called the figures “unprecedented”.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

'We're gonna need a bigger boat': Sailing coach unfazed during encounter with basking shark in Skerries

Kerri-Ann Boylan and her students had a close encounter with a shark on Sunday morning.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Friday 4 March, 2016

Foreign supertrawlers blamed for 'dolphin carnage' off Irish coast

Marine enthusiasts say rising numbers of dolphins appear to be drowning after getting caught in fishing nets off the northwest coast.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - 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.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Friday 29 August, 2014

Cut up your six pack rings warns IWDG after dolphin death in Cork

A piece of plastic debris wrapped around its beak preventing it from feeding.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Monday 7 July, 2014

Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach

The pod of pilot whales have become stranded for a second time today.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Friday 9 August, 2013

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool

The mammal – believed to be a striped dolphin – became stuck in shallow water in rocks on Kilkee Beach.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Swimmers in Clare are being warned "don't swim with this dolphin!"

It follows several incidents in which people were rammed and injured. One woman was medivaced home to Germany after an encounter with the mammal.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

VIDEO: Baby porpoise rescued after becoming stranded on Dublin beach Fungie Beag This post contains videos

VIDEO: Baby porpoise rescued after becoming stranded on Dublin beach

The porpoise was taken back out into open water by a coast guard crew.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Washed-up 35-foot sperm whale dies in Waterford

A sperm whale which washed up on a beach near Dungarvan had no hope of survival, and died earlier this morning.

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# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - Friday 12 August, 2011

Beware of the dolphins! Expert tells swimmers not to 'act the maggot'

Dolphins are living off Donegal – but an expert has warned the species has killed people “if they act the maggot”.

# irish-whale-and-dolphin-group - 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.