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# marine - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Irish boats landing five times recommended catch of fish important to ecosystem
# NET LOSS
# NET LOSS

Irish boats landing five times recommended catch of fish important to ecosystem

Dec 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 35,378 Views 20 Comments
  • 'An appalling waste of marine life': Over 60% of sprat landed in 2021 was designated for fishmeal, reports Noteworthy's Maria Delaney
  • Wildlife organisations are concerned of the impact sprat fishing is having on other marine life
  • More than half of sprat landed since 2019 was by large vessels over 18m in length

# marine - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Dunmore East fishermen tell Minister: 'Every year it's getting harder to make a living'
# Question Time
# Question Time

Dunmore East fishermen tell Minister: 'Every year it's getting harder to make a living'

Jul 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,341 Views 12 Comments

We spent a morning down in Dunmore East to hear what fishermen had to say to the Minister for the Marine.

# marine - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Closed Doors: Lack of transparency and the push to overfish in Ireland’s fishing sector
# NET LOSS
# NET LOSS

Closed Doors: Lack of transparency and the push to overfish in Ireland’s fishing sector

Apr 8th 2021, 8:30 PM 12,803 Views 23 Comments
  • Our investigative platform, Noteworthy, takes an in-depth look at the fishing sector in this three-part series.

# marine - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Endangered fish thrown away and dead whales on our shores: Fishing's ocean impact
# NET LOSS
# NET LOSS

Endangered fish thrown away and dead whales on our shores: Fishing's ocean impact

Apr 6th 2021, 8:30 PM 46,601 Views 23 Comments

Noteworthy reveals over 30 tonnes of threatened fish were discarded in one year, including the endangered basking shark and critically endangered skates.

# marine - Monday 11 January, 2021

‘More to come’ from Tottenham's 16-year-old record-breaker
# Teenage Dreams
From The42
# Teenage Dreams

‘More to come’ from Tottenham's 16-year-old record-breaker

Jan 11th 2021, 3:13 PM 8,680 Views 4 Comments

Alfie Devine scored in the FA Cup win over Marine.

# marine - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

'This will not be tolerated': Fishermen vow to fight introduction of penalty points system
# Fishing
# Fishing

'This will not be tolerated': Fishermen vow to fight introduction of penalty points system

Jul 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,294 Views 15 Comments

The government has previously tried to implement the points system – in 2014, 2016 and 2018 – failing each time.

# marine - Monday 18 March, 2019

82-year-old ex-US marine remanded in jail over alleged security breach at Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

82-year-old ex-US marine remanded in jail over alleged security breach at Shannon Airport

Mar 18th 2019, 3:01 PM 31,498 Views 0 Comments

Judge Keane said that the two are facing “very serious charges”.

# marine - Friday 8 June, 2018

Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests
# Huge Concern
# Huge Concern

Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests

Jun 8th 2018, 2:47 PM 23,204 Views 30 Comments

Use of plastic by the 70,000 or so gannets in the colony has “become obvious”.

# marine - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Plans begin on 'state-of-the-art' multimillion marine park in Galway Gaeltacht
# Páirc Na Mara
# Páirc Na Mara

Plans begin on 'state-of-the-art' multimillion marine park in Galway Gaeltacht

Dec 31st 2017, 9:33 PM 32,551 Views 37 Comments

It’s hoped the park will generate employment and investment in the disadvantaged rural Gaeltacht area.

# marine - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:40 AM 10,144 Views 0 Comments

Everitt Aaron Jameson had expressed support for the so-called Islamic State group.

# marine - Monday 5 June, 2017

Almost 9,000 have signed a petition to have a US military ship named after an Irishman
# Patrick Gallagher
# Patrick Gallagher

Almost 9,000 have signed a petition to have a US military ship named after an Irishman

Jun 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 37,974 Views 31 Comments

Patrick Gallagher from Co Mayo fought in and died during the Vietnam War.

# marine - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Rare giant squid caught off the coast of Dingle to be brought to Natural History Museum
# Acsquidentally Found
# Acsquidentally Found

Rare giant squid caught off the coast of Dingle to be brought to Natural History Museum

May 17th 2017, 11:29 AM 28,577 Views 30 Comments

There hasn’t been a sighting of this type of squid in Ireland in 22 years.

# marine - Monday 4 July, 2016

MEP calls for "effective" ban on super trawlers in Irish waters
# Fishing
# Fishing

MEP calls for "effective" ban on super trawlers in Irish waters

Jul 4th 2016, 7:15 AM 19,164 Views 42 Comments

Líadh Ní Riada said that the trawlers were not being inspected properly.

# marine - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Can you spot the armed camouflaged marine watching you from the trees?
# Hide And Seek
# Hide And Seek

Can you spot the armed camouflaged marine watching you from the trees?

Feb 28th 2016, 9:00 PM 51,074 Views 40 Comments

US Marine Brent Downing documents techniques from militaries around the world.

# marine - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

US marine found guilty of killing woman after discovering she was transgender
# Philippines
# Philippines

US marine found guilty of killing woman after discovering she was transgender

Dec 1st 2015, 9:09 AM 24,531 Views 205 Comments

Jennifer Laude was found dead in a hotel room last year.

# marine - Sunday 6 September, 2015

World champion powerlifter reveals she identifies as transgender
# The Real Me
# The Real Me

World champion powerlifter reveals she identifies as transgender

Sep 6th 2015, 11:15 AM 45,265 Views 156 Comments

A video earlier this year outed the former powerlifting and US marine but now Janae is just happy she can finally be herself.

# marine - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Hollywood is chipping in to help find 'the world's loneliest whale'
# Deep Pockets
# Deep Pockets

Hollywood is chipping in to help find 'the world's loneliest whale'

Mar 14th 2015, 5:30 PM 8,795 Views 20 Comments

The whale uses a frequency no other whale can hear.

# marine - Friday 12 December, 2014

50 new jobs in Dublin aim to stop that buzzing sound in your ear
# Tinnitus
# Tinnitus

50 new jobs in Dublin aim to stop that buzzing sound in your ear

Dec 12th 2014, 11:33 AM 9,455 Views 18 Comments

Another 80 positions were also announced in Cork.

# marine - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Two found alive and body of man recovered in Cork search
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Two found alive and body of man recovered in Cork search

Aug 14th 2014, 7:27 AM 28,449 Views 13 Comments

The yacht went missing yesterday between Baltimore and Schull.

# marine - Monday 11 August, 2014

Economists are predicting that cheese mountains could become a reality
# Dairy Products
# Dairy Products

Economists are predicting that cheese mountains could become a reality

Aug 11th 2014, 2:45 PM 11,311 Views 34 Comments

Not literally, of course. Russia sanctions means we could have an awful lot of leftover cheese, and meat too.

# marine - Monday 4 August, 2014

Here's how US Marines evacuate an embassy in a hostile country
# Lightning Reaction
# Lightning Reaction

Here's how US Marines evacuate an embassy in a hostile country

Aug 4th 2014, 5:30 PM 25,493 Views 70 Comments

Ever wondered how the Marine Corps mobilises so quickly, and how missions are carried out?

# marine - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Recovering from the rains: Fishing industry battles on
# Recovery
# Recovery

Recovering from the rains: Fishing industry battles on

Apr 13th 2014, 8:45 AM 6,632 Views 9 Comments

However, funding remains a significant hindrance to many fishermen.

# marine - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Michelin Man-style suit can take humans to 1,000 feet under the sea
# Shell Suit
# Shell Suit

Michelin Man-style suit can take humans to 1,000 feet under the sea

Mar 9th 2014, 11:31 AM 13,339 Views 25 Comments

Scuba divers can only go to 200ft under because of intense pressure of water.

# marine - Monday 3 March, 2014

Surprise, surprise! Last winter was the wettest winter since records began
# Wet Wet Wet
# Wet Wet Wet

Surprise, surprise! Last winter was the wettest winter since records began

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:39 PM 13,839 Views 29 Comments

According to Met Éireann’s Winter summary report, rainfalls were well over the long-term average all across the country.

# marine - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Better safe than sorry: Dublin flood defences in place ahead of 'very high tides'
# IF I COULD TURN BACK TIDES
# IF I COULD TURN BACK TIDES

Better safe than sorry: Dublin flood defences in place ahead of 'very high tides'

Jan 29th 2014, 6:49 PM 20,949 Views 39 Comments

A further assessment of flood risk is due to be carried out by Met Éireann tomorrow.

# marine - Monday 20 January, 2014

Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism
# Japan
# Japan

Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism

Jan 20th 2014, 2:10 PM 9,217 Views 59 Comments

The hunt in the fishing village of Taiji in western Japan has come under international criticism and was the subject of the Academy Award-winning film “The Cove”.

# marine - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Navy vessel helps tanker with 15k tonnes of caustic soda after engine failure
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Navy vessel helps tanker with 15k tonnes of caustic soda after engine failure

Jan 14th 2014, 1:20 PM 8,824 Views 45 Comments

The stricken vessel is being towed by LÉ Aisling.

# marine - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Rescues and recovery: A year in the life of Ireland's Naval Service and Air Corps
# 2013
# 2013

Rescues and recovery: A year in the life of Ireland's Naval Service and Air Corps

Dec 31st 2013, 1:50 PM 7,696 Views 19 Comments

The Naval Service has made 16 detentions for infringing fishing regulations so far this year, while the Air Corps has been involved in many rescues.

# marine - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons
# Fishing Vessels
# Fishing Vessels

Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons

Nov 23rd 2013, 12:46 PM 5,365 Views 3 Comments

Minister Varadkar has been called on to clarify how long his department has known about the issues for.

# marine - Saturday 16 November, 2013

€29m investment for marine renewable energy research centre creates 77 jobs
# Renewable Energy
# Renewable Energy

€29m investment for marine renewable energy research centre creates 77 jobs

Nov 16th 2013, 1:10 PM 7,185 Views 29 Comments

The centre will conduct world-leading research on all aspects of marine renewable energy.

# marine - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Four US marines killed in incident at military base
# California
# California

Four US marines killed in incident at military base

Nov 14th 2013, 3:39 PM 9,049 Views 14 Comments

The incident occurred during a sweep of a firing range to clear unexploded ordnance, a Marine official said.

# marine - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Coveney opposes EU plans on mackerel quotas
# Fish Fight
# Fish Fight

Coveney opposes EU plans on mackerel quotas

Oct 17th 2013, 4:16 PM 5,996 Views 61 Comments

The European Commission is attempting to end a dispute with Iceland and the Faroe Islands over fishing rights in the north-east Atlantic.

# marine - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Operation to lift the Astrid from the sea should be completed by next week
# Tall Ship Astrid
# Tall Ship Astrid

Operation to lift the Astrid from the sea should be completed by next week

Sep 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 5,993 Views 2 Comments

Work to prepare the 95-year-old vessel for the salvage operation has been ongoing since the weekend. All aboard were rescued when she crashed on the rocks six weeks ago.

# marine - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Cargo ship runs aground off Dublin coast
# Cielo Di San Francisco
# Cielo Di San Francisco

Cargo ship runs aground off Dublin coast

Aug 21st 2013, 8:20 AM 24,336 Views 49 Comments

The Cielo Di San Francisco was on her way from Ringaskiddy to Dublin when it became stuck on the Kish Bank this morning.

# marine - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

€4.4m to assist horticulture producers after 'exceptionally wet weather'
# Horticulture
# Horticulture

€4.4m to assist horticulture producers after 'exceptionally wet weather'

May 21st 2013, 7:15 AM 3,533 Views 14 Comments

Bad weather in 2012 affected most sectors within Ireland’s horticultural industry – and the damage was further compounded for many growers by the cold late spring this year, the Minister for Agriculture said.

# marine - Monday 18 February, 2013

Report into ferry grounding blames human failure and lack of lights
# Investigation
# Investigation

Report into ferry grounding blames human failure and lack of lights

Feb 18th 2013, 5:53 PM 13,178 Views 2 Comments

The Pirate Queen passenger ferry was grounded as it tried to berth at a Mayo pier just before Christmas 2011.

# marine - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Minister Coveney to meet with Agriculture Committee over animal welfare bill
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Minister Coveney to meet with Agriculture Committee over animal welfare bill

Nov 7th 2012, 10:00 PM 5,055 Views 20 Comments

Andrew Doyle TD welcomes the chance to discuss the Bill – saying that animal health, animal welfare and farm profitability are interlinked and “of equal importance”.

# marine - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Marine investigators gather in Cork to discuss marine crime
# High Seas
# High Seas

Marine investigators gather in Cork to discuss marine crime

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:15 AM 4,456 Views 3 Comments

Drugs importation, forensic photography and accident reconstruction are all on the agenda.

# marine - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Ireland now has the 'second-smallest' forest area in Europe
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

Ireland now has the 'second-smallest' forest area in Europe

Aug 30th 2012, 6:45 AM 26,516 Views 63 Comments

Just 10 per cent of Ireland’s land is now forest – one of the smallest in Europe proportionally – which experts say will have a substantial impact on biodiversity.

# marine - Sunday 19 August, 2012

US woman attempts Cuba to Florida swim without shark cage
# Sharks
# Sharks

US woman attempts Cuba to Florida swim without shark cage

Aug 19th 2012, 7:56 PM 15,112 Views 43 Comments

Diana Nyad, 62, pushing to become the first person to make the 166km crossing unaided.

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