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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# sea

Last month
August 2023
At least 30 migrants missing in shipwrecks off Italy
An investigation into the shipwrecks has been opened in Agrigento, on the nearby Italian island of Sicily.
This year
Man killed after falling from West Clare cliff while fishing
Efforts to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful and he was formally pronounced dead at the scene.
Rising ocean temperatures spell 'real threat' to fish species in Irish waters
A report by
Lauren Boland
There are many warning signs that Earth’s oceans are heating up due to climate change.
'Unprecedented' marine heatwave taking place off Irish and British coasts
One scientist warned of a possible mass die-off of kelp, seagrass, fish and oysters due to the heat.
Coast Guard rescues two children clinging to buoy off Malahide
A passing boat which happened to be helmed by an off duty member of the Howth Coast Guard team picked up the two children.
Louise Bruton: A costly redevelopment of a public swimming spot should never exclude anyone
Louise Bruton is an avid sea swimmer but says she’s disappointed that the new baths in Dún Laoghaire are not wheelchair accessible.
Last year
Customs service to spend €20 million on new boats to help tackle drug trade
One key mission will be the service’s role in the Joint Task Force on Drug Interdiction.
Quiz: How much do you know about the Atlantic Ocean?
Dip your toes into this quiz (not literally, please).
All time
Poll: Do you swim in the sea?
The lifting of the 5km travel limit opens up the possibility of a sea swim for more people.
Quiz: How much do you know about seals?
Arf arf arf arf.
Coast Guard issues warning about inflatable devices amid high tides
High tides and a storm are expected in the coming days.
‘It provided inspiration’: Neighbouring GAA clubs meet on the field following paddleboard rescue
The Bearna and Salthill-Knocknacarra GAA clubs met in championship on Friday night after helping with the search for the missing paddle boarders.
Over 1,000 people drowned in Ireland over the past 10 years
A new website has been launched to provide advice and tips on water safety to the public.
A sea view will add 32% to the cost of your house
But a cliff will make it cost less.
Here are some of the best photos taken of marine life in Dublin Bay from the 1980s to 2017
Dublin Bay Biosphere Partnership and the Irish Underwater Council wanted to raise awareness of marine life living in Dublin Bay.
'We're going to find out how they lived': Researchers to look under the Irish Sea for evidence of first settlers
Under the Irish sea is a prehistoric ‘palaeolandscape’ of plains, hills, marshlands and river valleys.
After 64 days at sea ex-Connacht and Leinster lock Browne completes epic row across Atlantic
‘Without a doubt this is the toughest challenge I have ever taken on,’ said Browne after embracing his parents, brother and sister in Antigua.
Dublin man attempting to sail around the world alone with no modern technology
Gregor McGuckin will take part in the Golden Globe Race in July.
Man in critical condition after being washed into sea in Clare
It’s believed he was taking photos near the base of a cliff.
Poll: Should people who ignore emergency services advice during a status red warning be arrested?
Have your say.
'They could have lethal consequences': Warnings issued over new mermaid craze
There has been an increased trend of the use of mermaid tails while swimming in the UK.
Two divers rescued off Dalkey Island
They failed to surface when diving yesterday afternoon.
Stranded anti-migrant ship refuses help from migrant rescue vessel
The anti-migrant activists on board the ship said it was just a “minor technical problem”.
Four people rescued off west Cork coast after boat's engine problems
Strong winds and engine problems left four people stranded after leaving Courtmacsherry Bay this morning.
Main Lusitania telegraph finally recovered from Cork seabed
The ship sank off the Cork coast in 1915 after it was hit by a German U-boat torpedo.
Are fisheries the first casualty in a Brexit split between Ireland and the UK?
If the UK continues to lift the drawbridge on its waters, it could cause problems for Ireland.
7,000 year old penguin poo reveals volcanic eruptions almost wiped out Antarctic sea bird colony
The changes in penguin populations had been linked to climate change.
Ever wanted to stay in a lighthouse? Now you can
Five new lighthouse properties are available for people to rent as short-term accommodation.
You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94
It has a superior mouth feel, apparently.
Safety review of Donegal piers to begin after tragic death of family
Donegal County Council is to carry out the review.
This fisherman tweets all of the horrific creatures he finds in the sea, and it's pure nightmare fuel
Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry
Jim Keane, aged 70, had been missing since Monday.
WATCH: How highly-skilled divers and new technology restored electricity to the Aran Islands
An ESB undersea habitat was used to fix a fault in a 10.5 km power cable.
42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea
The vessel overturned off the port city of Rosetta in Egypt, police and health officials said.
Five young men die in seaside tragedy in England
Police believe the men were all in their late teens and early 20s and had gone to the beach together.
Two-year-old girl who was swept into sea with father at Newquay has died
Lisinda Bruynius has paid tribute to her daughter and husband, who died last Friday.
Body found off west Cork coast after search for missing fisherman
The local man who was in his 60s was reported missing yesterday.
Video shows the difference a life jacket makes when you fall in Irish waters
The Coast Guard is particularly urging those who take part in shore-related activities to wear life jackets.
Fingal County Council issues warning about another three beaches
The council said there was water overflow from a pump station due to heavy rainfall.
Body of woman found after suspected shark attack
It comes just two days after a surfer died after being attacked by a shark last week.