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# island - Friday 9 April, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know these deserted island films?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know these deserted island films?

Apr 9th 2021, 10:00 PM 43,239 Views 16 Comments

From Cast Away to Robinson Crusoe…

# island - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Six bodies found after tour helicopter crashes in Hawaii, one person still missing
# Kauai
# Kauai

Six bodies found after tour helicopter crashes in Hawaii, one person still missing

Dec 28th 2019, 2:54 PM 18,482 Views 1 Comment

Search operations to find the final person have been suspended until the fog lifts.

# island - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Ireland’s Eye sold to private investment group
# Howth
# Howth

Ireland’s Eye sold to private investment group

Aug 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 112,859 Views 54 Comments

The island was included in the recent sale of Howth Castle and demesne to Tetrarch Capital.

# island - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death
# Unexplored Island
# Unexplored Island

Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death

Nov 24th 2018, 6:30 PM 35,993 Views 45 Comments

The remote Indian island has a fascinating history.

# island - Monday 18 December, 2017

No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria
# Investigation
# Investigation

No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria

Dec 18th 2017, 9:03 AM 58,235 Views 11 Comments

Police spoke to her Irish partner yesterday afternoon.

# island - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island
# Crumbling Infrastructure
# Crumbling Infrastructure

Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island

Sep 20th 2017, 10:33 PM 20,606 Views 19 Comments

People calling local radio stations reported that doors were flying off hinges and a water tank flew away in the island’s southern region.

# island - Saturday 29 July, 2017

How a colony of wallabies made an island off Dublin their home
# Hop On
# Hop On

How a colony of wallabies made an island off Dublin their home

Jul 29th 2017, 10:00 PM 179,841 Views 59 Comments

As many as 100 of the marsupials are thriving off the coast of Dublin.

# island - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Skellig Michael hit by a 'significant' rock fall - but Star Wars isn't to blame
# Unblameable Force
# Unblameable Force

Skellig Michael hit by a 'significant' rock fall - but Star Wars isn't to blame

Apr 12th 2017, 10:54 AM 19,238 Views 27 Comments

The island is due to open to visitors next month.

# island - Monday 24 October, 2016

Jet skier rescued after riding out to island and getting stuck
# Ireland's Eye
# Ireland's Eye

Jet skier rescued after riding out to island and getting stuck

Oct 24th 2016, 8:09 AM 22,316 Views 12 Comments

Their craft sank during the incident yesterday.

# island - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

"Significant winter storm damage" confirmed on Skellig Michael
# Safety Concerns
# Safety Concerns

"Significant winter storm damage" confirmed on Skellig Michael

Mar 16th 2016, 7:39 AM 22,603 Views 25 Comments

It appears that wind and rain have had far more of an impact on the craggy terrain than the activities of JJ Abrams.

# island - Thursday 31 December, 2015

This is the most densely populated town in the world
# Don't Stand So Close
# Don't Stand So Close

This is the most densely populated town in the world

Dec 31st 2015, 9:30 AM 36,173 Views 7 Comments

If you don’t like your neighbours, tough.

# island - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Skellig Michael's obscurity is about to end 'in a blaze of silver-screen glory'
# The Force Awakens
# The Force Awakens

Skellig Michael's obscurity is about to end 'in a blaze of silver-screen glory'

Dec 2nd 2015, 1:37 PM 21,686 Views 51 Comments

The New York Times has made some predictions about the island’s future.

# island - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Did the Star Wars filming actually cause any damage to Skellig Michael?
# Preservation
# Preservation

Did the Star Wars filming actually cause any damage to Skellig Michael?

Oct 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 21,546 Views 35 Comments

A couple of minor incidents were recorded.

# island - Monday 29 June, 2015

The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people

Jun 29th 2015, 6:00 AM 9,423 Views 49 Comments

the Lé Eithne has been operating in the Mediterranean since last month.

# island - Sunday 19 April, 2015

"A dangerous lie": Micheál Martin rubbishes Sinn Féin's connection with 1916
# The Rising
# The Rising

"A dangerous lie": Micheál Martin rubbishes Sinn Féin's connection with 1916

Apr 19th 2015, 6:07 PM 17,857 Views 170 Comments

Gerry Adams dismissed Martin’s comments as a “hysterical rant”.

# island - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Boy (13) dies after losing limbs in horrific shark attack
# La Reunion
# La Reunion

Boy (13) dies after losing limbs in horrific shark attack

Apr 12th 2015, 11:54 AM 42,405 Views 22 Comments

It’s the seventh such attack since 2011 near the island.

# island - Sunday 15 March, 2015

'A monster has devastated our country'
# Vanuatu
# Vanuatu

'A monster has devastated our country'

Mar 15th 2015, 9:08 AM 13,855 Views 6 Comments

The devastation on Vanuatu after a massive cyclone hit is becoming clear.

# island - Saturday 20 December, 2014

"Substantial progress" in Northern Ireland talks - but Adams not confident they'll wrap up soon
# Stormont
# Stormont

"Substantial progress" in Northern Ireland talks - but Adams not confident they'll wrap up soon

Dec 20th 2014, 12:30 PM 5,625 Views 60 Comments

The talks are on a break, and will resume on Monday.

# island - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ryanair passengers left confused after plane diversion leaves them on 'wrong island'
# Having A Canary
# Having A Canary

Ryanair passengers left confused after plane diversion leaves them on 'wrong island'

Nov 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 50,178 Views 48 Comments

The flight from Dublin to Lanzarote was forced to divert due to bad weather.

# island - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Kerry wants to become an island if the roads aren't fixed
# The Kingdom
# The Kingdom

Kerry wants to become an island if the roads aren't fixed

Nov 11th 2014, 10:05 PM 47,461 Views 81 Comments

Councillors are up in arms over the issue of access to the Kingdom.

# island - Thursday 23 October, 2014

What else could I get for... the €475k pricetag on this Galway castle
# Home Exchange
# Home Exchange

What else could I get for... the €475k pricetag on this Galway castle

Oct 23rd 2014, 4:21 PM 4,330 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at what €475,000 will get you around the country.

# island - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion
# Survivor
# Survivor

Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion

Sep 30th 2014, 3:32 PM 43,837 Views 48 Comments

The cow survived by basically eating everything on the island

# island - Friday 19 September, 2014

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night

Sep 19th 2014, 5:48 PM 9,207 Views 13 Comments

It’s Culture Night tomorrow– and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

Culture Night is TONIGHT - here's what to go see
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

Culture Night is TONIGHT - here's what to go see

Sep 19th 2014, 3:49 PM 11,891 Views 9 Comments

Tonight’s the night. We help you choose where to go.

# island - Monday 15 September, 2014

This private island off Donegal costs €140k - here's what you'd get for the same money
# Secret Lair
From The Daily Edge
# Secret Lair

This private island off Donegal costs €140k - here's what you'd get for the same money

Sep 15th 2014, 5:55 PM 33,553 Views 18 Comments

Ideal home for scenery-loving supervillain.

# island - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew
# Thailand
# Thailand

Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew

Jun 1st 2014, 12:14 PM 25,164 Views 15 Comments

The 30-year-old suffered head injuries in the crash on Friday night and passed away yesterday.

# island - Friday 27 December, 2013

Pictures: Locals flock to see 20 metre fin whale washed up on Achill beach
# Keel
# Keel

Pictures: Locals flock to see 20 metre fin whale washed up on Achill beach

Dec 27th 2013, 2:39 PM 53,896 Views 45 Comments

The mammal was stranded on Christmas Eve.

# island - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Italy denounced for hosing down migrants in cold water
# Investigation
# Investigation

Italy denounced for hosing down migrants in cold water

Dec 18th 2013, 7:20 AM 9,027 Views 16 Comments

A video showed male migrants stripped and hosed down in an effort to treat scabies.

# island - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption
# Newbie
# Newbie

Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption

Nov 21st 2013, 10:43 AM 18,050 Views 46 Comments

The tiny islet has come into the world with quite a bang…

# island - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Divers hope to resume search off Italy amid fears death toll could reach 300
# Boat Tragedy
# Boat Tragedy

Divers hope to resume search off Italy amid fears death toll could reach 300

Oct 5th 2013, 11:10 AM 4,222 Views 2 Comments

Rough seas have hampered the body recovery effort off Lampedusa where a boat carrying hundreds of migrants from Africa sank on Thursday.

# island - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

This is a new island created by the massive earthquake in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

This is a new island created by the massive earthquake in Pakistan

Sep 25th 2013, 2:49 PM 28,697 Views 88 Comments

People have already started exploring the land which emerged out of the Arabian Sea yesterday.

# island - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

This man is seeking a woman to live on Inishfree with him Castaway style
# Castaway
# Castaway

This man is seeking a woman to live on Inishfree with him Castaway style

Sep 24th 2013, 1:10 PM 26,065 Views 70 Comments

John McManus told TheJournal.ie that there doesn’t have to be a romantic element to the relationship “but it’d be nice to have a love interest”.

# island - Friday 9 August, 2013

Spain says it will take 'all necessary measures' to protect Gibraltar
# Fight
# Fight

Spain says it will take 'all necessary measures' to protect Gibraltar

Aug 9th 2013, 3:29 PM 17,081 Views 104 Comments

Britain, Spain and Gibraltar are rowing (again).

# island - Monday 29 July, 2013

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands
# Greece
# Greece

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands

Jul 29th 2013, 10:10 AM 9,240 Views 4 Comments

The Greek islands of Rhodes, Crete and Serifos have all been affected by the outbreak of fires.

# island - Monday 17 June, 2013

Blow to the head leaves Australian woman with French accent
# Oh La La
# Oh La La

Blow to the head leaves Australian woman with French accent

Jun 17th 2013, 2:30 PM 18,653 Views 43 Comments

“It makes me so angry because I am Australian. I am not French [though] I do not have anything against the French people”

# island - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Photos: Here's an €11 million island up for sale in Bermuda
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Photos: Here's an €11 million island up for sale in Bermuda

Apr 7th 2013, 6:00 PM 23,051 Views 39 Comments

Because hey, who wouldn’t want to own their own island?

# island - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found
# Mauritia
# Mauritia

Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found

Feb 24th 2013, 7:35 PM 15,079 Views 34 Comments

Scientists have dubbed the slab ‘Mauritia’, as it was found under the island of Mauritius.

# island - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Pictures: Life on Inis Meáin a century ago
# Island Life
From The Daily Edge
# Island Life

Pictures: Life on Inis Meáin a century ago

Aug 7th 2012, 7:10 AM 11,226 Views 11 Comments

Woollen shawls, currachs and unusual school uniforms are all featured in these incredible pictures of island life in the early 1900s.

# island - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Navigation company wants to send you to St Lucia... to map it
# Yes Please
From The Daily Edge
# Yes Please

Navigation company wants to send you to St Lucia... to map it

Jun 14th 2012, 7:21 PM 5,168 Views 1 Comment

TomTom has launched the second of five phases in its topical island mapping project.

# island - Monday 7 May, 2012

Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride

May 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 99 Views 199 Comments

Ireland has a heritage that is the envy of the world, writes Jillian Godsil. We should remember that when building our future.

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