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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
# Fin Whale
# Fin Whale

Whale spotted in River Liffey found dead near Dublin Port

Oct 4th 2019, 12:55 PM 36,714 Views 29 Comments

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
# Blasket Islands
# Blasket Islands

20 years on, first two humpback whales recorded by Irish group are still swimming together

Sep 22nd 2019, 4:38 PM 22,709 Views 16 Comments

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'
# Streedagh Strand
# Streedagh Strand

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

Apr 3rd 2019, 9:18 PM 27,816 Views 21 Comments

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
# North-west
# North-west

Three beaked whales wash ashore in 'highly unusual' strandings

Aug 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 27,634 Views 3 Comments

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 Watch
# Whale Watch

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

May 20th 2018, 1:00 PM 22,674 Views 3 Comments

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
# Strandings
# Strandings

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

Feb 17th 2018, 11:00 AM 19,360 Views 22 Comments

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
# Close Encounters
# Close Encounters

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

Oct 11th 2017, 5:03 PM 26,777 Views 21 Comments

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
# Strandings
# Strandings

Foreign supertrawlers blamed for 'dolphin carnage' off Irish coast

Mar 4th 2016, 10:51 AM 19,776 Views 29 Comments

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
# Leona
# Leona

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

Dec 2nd 2014, 2:15 PM 23,589 Views 45 Comments

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
# Pollution
# Pollution

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

Aug 29th 2014, 2:55 PM 23,307 Views 54 Comments

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
# Beached
# Beached

Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach

Jul 7th 2014, 6:48 PM 19,434 Views 34 Comments

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
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool

Aug 9th 2013, 6:05 PM 31,405 Views 39 Comments

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!"
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

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

Jul 30th 2013, 4:08 PM 44,519 Views 123 Comments

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
# Fungie Beag

VIDEO: Baby porpoise rescued after becoming stranded on Dublin beach

Jun 5th 2013, 7:54 AM 8,419 Views 14 Comments

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
# Whale
# Whale

Washed-up 35-foot sperm whale dies in Waterford

Aug 20th 2011, 1:05 PM 1,550 Views 12 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Aug 20th 2011, 8:57 AM 2,656 Views 7 Comments

Nine things you need to know: the latest on the murder of two Down women in Turkey, the grim outlook for the Waterford whale, a high-profile defection in Libya, and Simon Cowell’s plans for the afterlife

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

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

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

Aug 12th 2011, 4:24 PM 1,673 Views 4 Comments

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

Don't cross the path of the while, says marine body
# Whale
# Whale

Don't cross the path of the while, says marine body

Jul 16th 2010, 10:43 AM 73 Views 0 Comments