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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -3°C

# seas

All time
# fish
Some salmon returning to Irish rivers with signs of bleeding and skin ulceration
This has affected populations on both the east and west coast of Ireland.
# rockall dispute
Coveney says Ireland won't change its Rockall fishing policy 'on the back of a threat' from Scotland
Coveney said that it was important to “take the heat” out of the discussion around the disputed island.
Father and sons saved by lifeboat after getting caught in rip current
All three were taken to hospital.
# The Sanchi
'No hope of survivors' onboard Iranian tanker which burst into flames
Only three bodies have been recovered.
# Wibbly Wobbly
If you're stung by a jellyfish this weekend, do NOT wee on it
A common myth, apparently.
# hot hot hot
This year could be the hottest EVER recorded
Global land and sea temperatures for last month were the highest ever recorded.
# Watch Out
Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland
The Parida caught fire late last night.
# Donegal
Body taken from the sea off Donegal
The man’s fishing vessel was spotted early this morning.
# Season Over
Penney's era at Munster ends in Pro12 semi-final defeat to Glasgow
The Kiwi signed off after a thrilling encounter at Scotstoun, as Munster came up just short.
# water safety
Taking a Christmas swim? Be careful, says Coast Guard
Heavy swells and high swells will make the seas a dangerous place tomorrow.
# water safety
Warm summer saw RNLI lifeboats launched 571 times
Warm weather and increased numbers in the water this summer dramatically increased the need for RNLI volunteer crews.
# Rescue
Coast Guard deals with several incidents overnight
A Spanish fisherman had to be airlifted to safety after he experienced breathing problems while on a trawler.
# RNLI Arklow
NZ man visits Arklow RNLI after crew save his grandfather’s life in 1897
James Murphy was dramatically rescued at 9.45am on 28 March 1897, while four other crewmen, including his father and uncle, drowned.