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#strandings

# strandings - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Tánaiste orders Department to assist with investigation into beaked whale deaths

Since the beginning of August, a minimum of 19 Cuvier’s beaked whales washed up dead on the Irish coast.

# strandings - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Record number of dead beaked whales washed ashore in Ireland this month

During the same period at least 13 were found in Scotland and two in Iceland.

# strandings - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Concern sonar may be causing strandings as seven more whale deaths reported

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group believes that sonar has played a role in the recent strandings.

# strandings - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Three beaked whales wash ashore in 'highly unusual' strandings

About 175 whale and dolphin strandings have been reported so far this year.

# strandings - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Number of whales and dolphins washing up on Irish coasts at record levels

Dr Simon Berrow from the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group called the figures “unprecedented”.

# strandings - Saturday 18 February, 2017

56 dolphins and whales have washed up on Irish beaches so far this year

This is the highest number at this stage of the year since records began.

# strandings - Friday 4 March, 2016

Foreign supertrawlers blamed for 'dolphin carnage' off Irish coast

Marine enthusiasts say rising numbers of dolphins appear to be drowning after getting caught in fishing nets off the northwest coast.

# strandings - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Why are there mass strandings of sea lions in California?

One sea lion pup even turned up seven miles inland at a mobile phone shop.