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# island - Saturday 28 December, 2019

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

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

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

The remote Indian island has a fascinating history.

# island - Monday 18 December, 2017

No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria

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

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

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

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

Their craft sank during the incident yesterday.

# island - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

"Significant winter storm damage" confirmed on Skellig Michael

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

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 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?

A couple of minor incidents were recorded.

# island - Monday 29 June, 2015

The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people

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

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

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

# island - Sunday 15 March, 2015

'A monster has devastated our country'

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

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' Exclusive

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

The cow survived by basically eating everything on the island

# island - Friday 19 September, 2014

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night

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

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

# island - Monday 15 September, 2014

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

The mammal was stranded on Christmas Eve.

# island - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Italy denounced for hosing down migrants in cold water

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

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

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

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

John McManus told 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

Britain, Spain and Gibraltar are rowing (again).

# island - Monday 29 July, 2013

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands Greece This post contains images

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands

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

“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 This post contains images

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

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

# island - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found

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

# island - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Pictures: Life on Inis Meáin a century ago Island Life This post contains images

Pictures: Life on Inis Meáin a century ago

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

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

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

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

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

# island - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

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