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# sea - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water
# Japan
# Japan

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water

Oct 9th 2013, 9:58 AM 8,536 Views 34 Comments

Tons of highly toxic water spilled out when workers removed the wrong pipe during works.

# sea - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare

Oct 8th 2013, 1:00 PM 8,640 Views 10 Comments

The search for a missing fisherman who was washed into the sea resumed this morning.

# sea - Monday 7 October, 2013

Rough seas could delay search for missing fisherman in Clare
# Search
# Search

Rough seas could delay search for missing fisherman in Clare

Oct 7th 2013, 10:24 AM 4,821 Views 8 Comments

The man was fishing with friends yesterday when a wave washed him off the rocks.

# sea - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Police call off search for Polish man who was swept into the sea
# Search
# Search

Police call off search for Polish man who was swept into the sea

Oct 2nd 2013, 1:41 PM 13,194 Views 10 Comments

The man went missing in September during turbulent weather conditions. Members of the public came out in force to assist with the search.

# sea - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

RNLI brings 15-year-old needing 'urgent medical attention' to mainland Cork
# Cork
# Cork

RNLI brings 15-year-old needing 'urgent medical attention' to mainland Cork

Sep 24th 2013, 8:11 AM 7,475 Views 13 Comments

The RNLI crew delivered the teen into the care of the ambulance service and he was then transported to hospital.

# sea - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Search continues for man who fell into the sea in Antrim
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Search continues for man who fell into the sea in Antrim

Sep 15th 2013, 11:07 AM 4,608 Views 3 Comments

The search for the man is resuming this morning.

# sea - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Jellyfish are freaks of nature that could take over the world's oceans
# Swim For Your Life!
# Swim For Your Life!

Jellyfish are freaks of nature that could take over the world's oceans

Sep 14th 2013, 5:30 PM 12,655 Views 42 Comments

They can thrive despite factors such as pollution or a lack of oxygen, and a lack of natural predators has led to a surge in their population.

# sea - Monday 2 September, 2013

Diver stung in face by jellyfish in Skerries
# RNLI
# RNLI

Diver stung in face by jellyfish in Skerries

Sep 2nd 2013, 8:43 AM 7,627 Views 31 Comments

Skerries RNLI had helped search for two divers who had been reported missing near the Red Island headland.

# sea - Friday 23 August, 2013

Five teens rescued by RNLI after dinghy is swept away
# Rescue
# Rescue

Five teens rescued by RNLI after dinghy is swept away

Aug 23rd 2013, 7:50 AM 7,979 Views 11 Comments

The engine on a dinghy transferring a group to a yacht failed, stranding a group of teenagers in a ferry channel.

# sea - Monday 19 August, 2013

Sea life centre calls on Irish people not to eat octopus
# Tentacles
# Tentacles

Sea life centre calls on Irish people not to eat octopus

Aug 19th 2013, 2:16 PM 14,952 Views 68 Comments

Did you know that octopuses can play with Rubik’s cubes,unscrew jars and splash passers-by? An Irish sea life centre hopes these facts will make you think twice about ordering octopus in a restaurant.

# sea - Friday 2 August, 2013

Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him
# Not Quite Watergate
# Not Quite Watergate

Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him

Aug 2nd 2013, 1:06 PM 10,468 Views 53 Comments

A United States government committee discussed a bill this week which would rename the Exclusive Economic Zone after the former President.

# sea - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Two children rescued after inflatable toy floats out to sea in Kerry
# Ballybunion
# Ballybunion

Two children rescued after inflatable toy floats out to sea in Kerry

Jul 21st 2013, 8:10 PM 30,749 Views 57 Comments

Irish Water Safety, the coast guard and gardaí have renewed their appeal for people to be extra vigilant when in the water.

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?

Jul 21st 2013, 10:38 AM 10,479 Views 69 Comments

Over 140 drown every year and Irish Water Safety said if people exercised more caution these deaths could be prevented.

Coveney: I've been to too many funerals and scenes of bodies brought ashore
# Drowning
# Drowning

Coveney: I've been to too many funerals and scenes of bodies brought ashore

Jul 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 9,384 Views 8 Comments

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, Coveney spoke of the loss in his own family

# sea - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Man, 24, drowns while swimming at Donegal beach
# Drowning
# Drowning

Man, 24, drowns while swimming at Donegal beach

Jul 20th 2013, 6:26 PM 19,418 Views 36 Comments

The incident happened at Maghera Beach in Ardara.

# sea - Monday 1 July, 2013

Sea + sun = happiness: science
# Get Happy
# Get Happy

Sea + sun = happiness: science

Jul 1st 2013, 10:00 PM 21,615 Views 22 Comments

Innovative study which maps emotional states through smartphone app links being near sea on sunny day with ultimate happiness.

# sea - Friday 14 June, 2013

‘Personal location transmitters for fishermen should be mandatory’ says Doherty
# Lost
# Lost

‘Personal location transmitters for fishermen should be mandatory’ says Doherty

Jun 14th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,367 Views 21 Comments

Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty wants location devices to be worn by all fishermen who are out at sea.

# sea - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer

Jun 13th 2013, 9:33 AM 3,971 Views 12 Comments

There have been 14 deaths by drowning in Irish waters so far this year.

# sea - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Two fishermen rescued off Sherkin Island after engine failure
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Two fishermen rescued off Sherkin Island after engine failure

Jun 11th 2013, 9:33 PM 9,533 Views 7 Comments

The vessel was rescued by the RNLI Baltimore lifeboats after its engine failed when departing Sherkin Island, allowing the boat to drift towards rocks.

# sea - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Column: You can get a tan from a bottle, so save your skin
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: You can get a tan from a bottle, so save your skin

May 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 210 Views 37 Comments

People in Ireland seem to be obsessed with getting a tan – but this country has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the entire world. It’s time to wake up to the real danger sun of exposure, says Pauline Power, who was diagnosed with a melanoma at 29.

# sea - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Three rescued after boat sinks off Bray
# Sea
# Sea

Three rescued after boat sinks off Bray

May 11th 2013, 3:18 PM 10,496 Views 15 Comments

RNLI volunteers in Dún Laoghaire and the Greystones Coast Guard were summoned by a mayday alert.

# sea - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks

May 8th 2013, 10:46 AM 19,569 Views 22 Comments

The brother and sister thought they were going to drown or be eaten by a shark when the found themselves stranded at sea.

# sea - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Two men rescued from stricken yacht
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two men rescued from stricken yacht

Apr 23rd 2013, 1:45 PM 6,831 Views 4 Comments

The RNLI rescued the men by towing their boat back to Rosslare Harbour in the early hours of this morning.

# sea - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Plane overshoots Bali runway into sea
# Bali
# Bali

Plane overshoots Bali runway into sea

Apr 13th 2013, 12:35 PM 20,558 Views 43 Comments

Everyone on board the plane survived, a transport ministry official said.

# sea - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Searches continue for two people missing off Irish coasts
# Missing
# Missing

Searches continue for two people missing off Irish coasts

Apr 11th 2013, 9:28 AM 8,237 Views 6 Comments

Separate searches are continuing for a woman missing off the Cliffs of Moher, and a man missing off east Cork.

# sea - Monday 18 March, 2013

Busy weekend for the Irish Coast Guard with callouts all over the country
# Rescue
# Rescue

Busy weekend for the Irish Coast Guard with callouts all over the country

Mar 18th 2013, 4:16 PM 10,299 Views 11 Comments

The Coast Guard said the west of the country was the busiest area but this is not unusual for the first bank holiday of the year.

# sea - Friday 15 February, 2013

Fisherman dies off Kinsale coast
# Death
# Death

Fisherman dies off Kinsale coast

Feb 15th 2013, 7:49 AM 7,958 Views 3 Comments

It is believed that the man’s injuries related to an accident with the trawling wires aboard the vessel.

# sea - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Rosie the Seal to return to the sea
# Tayto Park
# Tayto Park

Rosie the Seal to return to the sea

Jan 12th 2013, 9:45 AM 5,106 Views 8 Comments

The young seal has been nursed back to health by the staff at Tayto Park.

# sea - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Irish Coast Guard teams save 161 lives
# Rescued
# Rescued

Irish Coast Guard teams save 161 lives

Dec 30th 2012, 2:07 PM 4,728 Views 16 Comments

Minister Leo Varadkar thanked the staff and volunteers at an event earlier today.

# sea - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Swimmers brave the sea to raise money for Ballycotton Lifeboat
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

Swimmers brave the sea to raise money for Ballycotton Lifeboat

Dec 26th 2012, 3:14 PM 5,558 Views 4 Comments

Up to 20 brave swimmers took to the water to raise funds for the volunteer-run lifeboat service.

# sea - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Objections to proposed Galway Bay organic fish farm
# Fish Farm
# Fish Farm

Objections to proposed Galway Bay organic fish farm

Dec 13th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,498 Views 13 Comments

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has concerns about sea lice infestation, pollution and harmful algal blooms.

# sea - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Sailings resume after Rosslare ferry incident
# Ferry Services
# Ferry Services

Sailings resume after Rosslare ferry incident

Oct 27th 2012, 5:34 PM 9,376 Views 5 Comments

Ferry services have resumed following an incident in which two ferries collided off Rosslare Harbour yesterday.

# sea - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Laziest holiday ever? Google brings you scuba diving
# Scuba Diving
From The Daily Edge
# Scuba Diving

Laziest holiday ever? Google brings you scuba diving

Sep 27th 2012, 12:28 PM 6,084 Views 15 Comments

Don’t fancy leaving your room to visit the Great Barrier Reef? Google’s got you sorted.

# sea - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Search underway for diver missing off Cork coast
# Search
# Search

Search underway for diver missing off Cork coast

Sep 4th 2012, 9:30 PM 7,024 Views 9 Comments

# sea - Friday 24 August, 2012

New iPhone app from Coast Guard could ‘save lives’
# Sea
# Sea

New iPhone app from Coast Guard could ‘save lives’

Aug 24th 2012, 7:30 AM 5,998 Views 16 Comments

The app will allow anyone going out to sea, whether it is professionally or for leisure or sport, to let the Coast Guard know in advance.

# sea - Sunday 19 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 19th 2012, 7:57 PM 9,142 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# sea - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Lifeboat called to assist French yacht
# Rescue
# Rescue

Lifeboat called to assist French yacht

Aug 9th 2012, 8:28 AM 2,912 Views 5 Comments

The Crosshaven Lifeboat was called to assist the vessel with two people on board after it became entangled in an old lobster pot line.

# sea - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Man rescued by Coast Guard off Clare Coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man rescued by Coast Guard off Clare Coast

Aug 7th 2012, 8:39 AM 2,946 Views 5 Comments

The alarm was raised about the missing man at around 5.30pm yesterday evening.

# sea - Monday 6 August, 2012

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study
# Save Yourself
# Save Yourself

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study

Aug 6th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,747 Views 17 Comments

A study into shipwrecks over the years shows that when it comes to survival it is every man for himself.

# sea - Monday 30 July, 2012

Awareness campaign warns against mixing alcohol and water
# Drink And Dive
# Drink And Dive

Awareness campaign warns against mixing alcohol and water

Jul 30th 2012, 11:06 AM 3,888 Views 7 Comments

Never ever drink and dive, swim or sail, says Irish Water Safety.