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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# shark attack

This year
# Perth
Shark kills teenage girl in Western Australia
The girl was pulled from the water but pronounced dead at the scene after efforts to revive her failed.
Last year
# shark attack
Sharks come from behind to overpower Connacht with second-half surge
Sharks won 41-21 to move into third place in the URC table..
All time
# New Zealand
Woman dies in suspected shark attack in New Zealand
The incident occurred at Waihi Beach, a popular tourist spot.
# Port Macquarie
Australian surfer hailed a 'hero' after punching shark to save wife
The man repeatedly punched a shark until it released his wife’s leg.
# kingscliff
Surfer killed in shark attack off eastern coast of Australia
The incident happened at a popular beach around 100 kilometres south of Brisbane.
# Great White Shark
Man killed in shark attack at popular diving spot in Australia
This is the second fatal shark attack in this area in less than three years.
# shark in the water
A shark has bitten off an English man's foot on the Australian coast
There were 27 shark attacks in Australian waters last year.
# Caribbean
Woman killed after being attacked by three sharks in the Bahamas
Californian woman Jordan Lindsay (21) was snorkeling with her family when she was attacked by the predators.
# Australia
Fourth shark attack in six months at Great Barrier Reef
A man in his 20s was bitten on his thigh in the latest attack.
# Australia
Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark
Local media said the victims were a woman and young child playing in the shallow waters of the island’s Catseye Beach.
# in the water
Swimmer killed by stingray and two mauled by sharks in Australia
The man was killed in the waters off Tasmania.
# shark attack
Australian man killed in shark attack on Great Barrier Reef
The 33-year-old died after being airlifted to a mainland hospital.
# below the surface
Twin shark attacks in idyllic Australian tourist spot
A girl and a woman are in a critical condition.
# Massachusetts
Man dies in shark attack off Cape Cod
It’s the first fatal shark attack in the state in over 80 years.
Man bitten by shark while angling off Cork coast
The man was rushed to hospital by the RNLI and National Ambulance Service.
# not a dolphin
Partner of New Zealand PM fought an 'agitated' shark while diving
“First bloke” Clarke Gayford hosts a fishing show.
# southwest coast
Shark attack prompts suspension of international surf contest in Australia
A man in his 30s managed to make his way back to shore after suffering leg injuries.
# Australia
'It was going to eat her': Father saves daughter from shark attack
Sarah Williams, 15, was thrown into the air and landed in the water.
# Ma-jaw-rca
Shark that sparked panic among tourists in Mallorca captured
While blue sharks mostly feed on fish, they have attacked swimmers in some rare instances.
# shark attack
Irish mother hails 'hero' son who punched shark that attacked his wife
Dean Gonsalves punched the shark which attacked his wife.
# shark attack
Australian government to consider shark cull after death of 17-year-old
Laeticia Brouwer was surfing with her father when she was attacked.
# shark attack
17-year-old girl killed by shark off Australian coast
The girl was surfing with her father when she was attacked.
# bravery
Three-time world surf champion to return to water two years after shark attack
Mick Fanning fought off the shark during a competition back in 2015.
# Australia
'It could have been a little nipper' - Shark snatches dog from Sydney beach
Some beaches in the Kurnell area have now been closed to swimmers.
# shark attack
Sale report one of their own players over alleged 'team leaks' before Premiership match
There are allegations that Bristol received tactical information before the New Year’s Day clash from within the Sharks camp.
# Seven Mile Beach
65-year-old Australian surfer escapes serious injury after shark attack
A video shows the man giving an emphatic thumbs up after being rescued.
# Lifesaver
Irishman up for Pride of Australia Medal after he saves friend from great white shark attack
The attack happened last year in New South Wales.
# South Pacific
Australian kitesurfer savaged to death in shark attack
There were 98 shark attacks globally last year – the highest number ever recorded.
# Perth
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.
# Perth
Surfer in critical condition after leg ripped off in shark attack
“All hell broke loose,” during the attack at a southern Perth beach, according to a witness.
# Bali
American surfer mauled by 6ft shark
While shark attacks are generally rare in the area, there have been several such incidents in recent years.
# get outa the water
Shark detection buoys are being trialled off Australia's Bondi beach
The buoys use software that can detect the shape and movement of sharks using sonar and alert authorities.
# Aruba
Man killed by shark attack as he was clinging to a rescue buoy in Caribbean
Coast guard rescuers were trying to get to the man from a helicopter at the time.
# Australia
Australia closes beaches as bodyboarder fights for his life after shark attack
Beaches remained closed yesterday after the attack which came just weeks after two others were mauled at a nearby region.
# Florida
Ten-year-old gets bitten by shark. Goes back in water to save friend
Kaley Szarmack ran back in the water to save a six-year-old girl.
# Cape Cod
WATCH: This seal had a very lucky escape from a shark
The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy captured the incident on Monday.
# get outa the water
Here's what to do if you're ever attacked by a shark
Poke it in the eye, hit it on its nose – what’s the correct advice in this unlikely scenario.
# Lucky Escape
'Thanks for not eating me': Shark survivor surfer hails 'warrior' mate who came to his rescue
The 34-year-old three-time world champion fought off a large shark during the final heat of a world tour event at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province on Sunday.
# get out of the water!
Jaw-dropping scene as pro surfer fends off shark during competition
“I just saw fins. I was waiting for the teeth.”
# not scary
A shark gets stuck on a beach... and something heartwarming happens
This is a nice tale – seriously.