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# marine - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

# marine - Sunday 6 September, 2015

World champion powerlifter reveals she identifies as transgender

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 This post contains videos

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

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

Another 80 positions were also announced in Cork.

# marine - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Two found alive and body of man recovered in Cork search

The yacht went missing yesterday between Baltimore and Schull.

# marine - Monday 11 August, 2014

Economists are predicting that cheese mountains could become a reality

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

US woman attempts Cuba to Florida swim without shark cage

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

# marine - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# marine - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Irish Naval service detains Spanish fishing vessel

The Spanish-registered fishing vessel was detained about 150 nautical miles off the coast of Co Clare this afternoon.

# marine - Monday 5 March, 2012

Coveney orders review over claims that BIM is hurting government-backed business BIM

Coveney orders review over claims that BIM is hurting government-backed business

Simon Coveney demands a response from Bord Iascaigh Mhara over claims it is actually hampering government training courses.

# marine - Monday 27 February, 2012

Confusion reigns over ‘ownership’ of Lough Foyle

Ministers say it is unclear whether the Republic of Ireland or the United Kingdom owns the seabed and waterline of Lough Foyle, situated on the Donegal-Derry border.

# marine - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan Whale Shark This post contains images

In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan

Fishermen say that they found the 40-foot-long dead shark in the Arabian Sea near Karachi.

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