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# sea - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Greenland ice sheet surface melts at extreme rate
# Environment
# Environment

Greenland ice sheet surface melts at extreme rate

Jul 25th 2012, 9:56 AM 4,460 Views 18 Comments

Data shows 97 per cent of the ice sheet melted by 12 July.

# sea - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

# sea - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Costa Concordia 'sailed with watertight doors open and unapproved maps'
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia 'sailed with watertight doors open and unapproved maps'

Jul 3rd 2012, 2:58 PM 7,241 Views 8 Comments

Cruise ship struck rocks of the Tuscan coast in January and capsized, killing 32 people.

# sea - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Twitter buoy to transmit Volvo Ocean Race info
# Volvo Ocean Race
# Volvo Ocean Race

Twitter buoy to transmit Volvo Ocean Race info

Jun 14th 2012, 2:47 PM 2,093 Views 3 Comments

Want to track the Volvo Ocean Race in real time – no matter where you are? Now you can thanks to a dedicated Twitter account.

# sea - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Japanese dock washes up in Oregon a year after tsunami
# Tsunami
# Tsunami

Japanese dock washes up in Oregon a year after tsunami

Jun 9th 2012, 9:30 AM 6,651 Views 6 Comments

The dock’s appearance on the shore was a sobering reminder of the impact of the devastating tsunami, which hit Japan in March 2011.

# sea - Monday 4 June, 2012

Three lifeboat operations see 20 people rescued over weekend
# RNLI
# RNLI

Three lifeboat operations see 20 people rescued over weekend

Jun 4th 2012, 11:04 AM 3,970 Views 12 Comments

It was a busy weekend at sea for the RNLI and Irish Coast Guard.

# sea - Sunday 3 June, 2012

11 amazing attractions that can only be seen underwater
# Glug Glug
From The Daily Edge
# Glug Glug

11 amazing attractions that can only be seen underwater

Jun 3rd 2012, 7:30 PM 23,799 Views 14 Comments

Grab your scuba gear, because you can’t see these incredible places on land.

# sea - Sunday 11 March, 2012

8 of the world’s most spectacular bridges
# Spectacular
From The Daily Edge
# Spectacular

8 of the world’s most spectacular bridges

Mar 11th 2012, 9:30 AM 10,677 Views 17 Comments

Yes, they get us from one location to another with ease, but there is more to bridges than that. They can be spectacular works of architecture – and art.

# sea - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Woman’s body discovered in Howth harbour
# Investigation
# Investigation

Woman’s body discovered in Howth harbour

Mar 8th 2012, 3:15 PM 11,049 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí have said they are not treating the death as suspicious.

# sea - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Survey to give fascinating glimpse into life on barrier reef
# Under The Sea
From The Daily Edge
# Under The Sea

Survey to give fascinating glimpse into life on barrier reef

Feb 23rd 2012, 3:16 PM 1,875 Views 2 Comments

The survey will officially launch in September, using images broadcast on Google Earth and Google Maps taken of the coral reef with a special panoramic camera.

# sea - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

RNLI lifeboats rescued 905 people in 2011
# At Sea
# At Sea

RNLI lifeboats rescued 905 people in 2011

Feb 7th 2012, 8:43 AM 791 Views 11 Comments

Lifeboats were launched almost 1,000 times during the year and volunteers spent nearly 10,000 hours at sea.

# sea - Thursday 2 February, 2012

78 jobs to go with loss of €30m as Cork-Swansea ferry ends service
# Jobs
# Jobs

78 jobs to go with loss of €30m as Cork-Swansea ferry ends service

Feb 2nd 2012, 12:35 PM 3,224 Views 44 Comments

Fastnet Line will now be placed in receivership or liquidation, depending on the judge’s decision, the company has said.

# sea - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Five die in unexplained South Korean cargo ship explosion
# South Korea
# South Korea

Five die in unexplained South Korean cargo ship explosion

Jan 15th 2012, 1:14 PM 2,134 Views 5 Comments

An unexplained explosion partially sank a cargo ship of South Korea’s west coast earlier today, killing five people and leaving six others missing.

# sea - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Search for missing sailors called off
# Missing
# Missing

Search for missing sailors called off

Nov 29th 2011, 8:05 AM 1,096 Views 4 Comments

Five men remain missing in the Irish Sea following the sinking of their cargo vessel on Sunday. The Welsh coastguard has said there is little hope of them being found alive.

# sea - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Irish detained from Gaza-bound boats to be deported from Israel
# Gaza
# Gaza

Irish detained from Gaza-bound boats to be deported from Israel

Nov 5th 2011, 10:29 AM 1,349 Views 123 Comments

Fourteen people who were on board the Irish ship the MV Saoirse are being held in the Israeli port of Ashdod.

# sea - Monday 10 October, 2011

Second deadly Portuguese Man o' War spotted off Cork coast
# Jellyfish
# Jellyfish

Second deadly Portuguese Man o' War spotted off Cork coast

Oct 10th 2011, 1:31 PM 2,641 Views 17 Comments

A Portuguese Man o’ War was spotted in Dingle yesterday – now another one has washed up in West Cork. People are being urged not to touch these poisonous sea creatures.

# sea - Monday 12 September, 2011

Father and son rescued after being swept away in dinghy
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Father and son rescued after being swept away in dinghy

Sep 12th 2011, 8:22 AM 716 Views 5 Comments

The pair had got into difficulties near Youghal, Co Cork.

# sea - Sunday 11 September, 2011

In pictures: TG4 goes underwater
# Finding Nemo
From The Daily Edge
# Finding Nemo

In pictures: TG4 goes underwater

Sep 11th 2011, 3:09 PM 994 Views 5 Comments

TG4 dives off Ireland’s coast to discover what’s down in the deep, deep sea for a new series, Farraigí na hÉireann.

# sea - Friday 2 September, 2011

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach
# Australia
# Australia

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:08 AM 1,157 Views 0 Comments

Passenger has been pulled alive from light aircraft which crashed into the sea – its outline can be clearly seen under the water.

# sea - Thursday 7 July, 2011

# sea - Friday 3 December, 2010

Irishman feared drowned in Thai scuba-diving incident
# Missing
# Missing

Irishman feared drowned in Thai scuba-diving incident

Dec 3rd 2010, 8:48 PM 1,391 Views 2 Comments

Peter McCarthy was an experienced diving instructor but failed to resurface after diving in submerged volcano.