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# valentia - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Country basks in late summer sun as highest temperature since heatwave recorded
# 27.9 Degrees
# 27.9 Degrees

Country basks in late summer sun as highest temperature since heatwave recorded

Sep 7th 2021, 9:47 PM 53,173 Views 18 Comments

September temperature values are higher than any of the data recorded during August.

# valentia - Monday 15 March, 2021

Arctic Walrus spotted on the rocks at Valentia Island
# Kerry
# Kerry

Arctic Walrus spotted on the rocks at Valentia Island

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 3:00 PM 91,560 Views 45 Comments

Five-year-old Muireann Houlihan spotted the animal.

# valentia - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast
# Ballybunion
# Ballybunion

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast

Jul 14th 2019, 10:59 AM 30,828 Views 22 Comments

Units from the Coast Guard and RNLI joined in the operation as the pair safely reached the shore.

# valentia - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Major search launched after fisherman swept into the sea in Clare
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Major search launched after fisherman swept into the sea in Clare

Sep 16th 2017, 1:30 PM 13,971 Views 2 Comments

It’s understood the man in his forties was fishing in the Pulleen Bay near Doonbeg.

# valentia - Monday 12 September, 2016

This Kerry peninsula shows how the Irish have communicated for thousands of years
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

This Kerry peninsula shows how the Irish have communicated for thousands of years

Sep 12th 2016, 8:00 PM 23,432 Views 9 Comments

An expert talks us through how it all works.

# valentia - Friday 5 February, 2016

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room

Feb 5th 2016, 11:19 PM 10,038 Views 13 Comments

The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.

# valentia - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

R2-D2 salt cellars and Skywalker suites - Kerry tourism is braced for a major Star Wars windfall...
# Feeling The Force
# Feeling The Force

R2-D2 salt cellars and Skywalker suites - Kerry tourism is braced for a major Star Wars windfall...

Jan 19th 2016, 6:03 AM 18,041 Views 22 Comments

The Star Wars sequels have been using Skellig Michael as a filming location – and it looks like the association is set to bear fruit.

# valentia - Friday 17 April, 2015

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat
# Maggie C
# Maggie C

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat

Apr 17th 2015, 12:33 PM 8,717 Views 11 Comments

The first rescue attempt was unsuccessful.

# valentia - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Five swimmers rescued from Galway Bay after dolphin attack
# Salthill
# Salthill

Five swimmers rescued from Galway Bay after dolphin attack

Oct 1st 2014, 9:09 PM 52,294 Views 55 Comments

The swimmers were pulled to safety by the RNLI.

# valentia - Friday 21 February, 2014

Man allegedly 'raped with gun' after arrest in Venezuela protests
# Unrest
# Unrest

Man allegedly 'raped with gun' after arrest in Venezuela protests

Feb 21st 2014, 9:47 PM 29,866 Views 133 Comments

The death toll has risen to eight with 137 wounded and more than 100 people detained in the protests.

# valentia - Monday 13 January, 2014

Dog rescued from Valentia cliff by Coast Guard volunteers
# Rescue
# Rescue

Dog rescued from Valentia cliff by Coast Guard volunteers

Jan 13th 2014, 10:25 PM 10,593 Views 32 Comments

The dog belonged to a local man and was believed to have been missing for a number of days.

# valentia - Monday 26 August, 2013

Three rescued from boat that could have hit rocks
# Glandore Harbour
# Glandore Harbour

Three rescued from boat that could have hit rocks

Aug 26th 2013, 3:00 PM 5,823 Views 5 Comments

The Toe Head Coast Guard helped to tow the boat back to Union Hall pier.

# valentia - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast
# Detained
# Detained

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast

Apr 3rd 2013, 5:16 PM 7,404 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Naval Service detained the vessel earlier today and is now escorting it to Castletownbere in Cork where it will be handed over to gardaí.

# valentia - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Marine Rescue Coordination Centres no longer under threat
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Marine Rescue Coordination Centres no longer under threat

Nov 28th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,975 Views 16 Comments

Value for money reviews into the Coast Guard lead to fears about the future of the Marine Rescue Coordination Centres at Dublin, Valentia and Malin.

# valentia - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Search continues for two men off Clare coast
# Search
# Search

Search continues for two men off Clare coast

Aug 14th 2012, 7:05 AM 2,443 Views 2 Comments

The search and rescue operation resumed at first light this morning.

# valentia - Friday 27 July, 2012

Valentia search resumes for missing man
# Search
# Search

Valentia search resumes for missing man

Jul 27th 2012, 7:25 AM 2,776 Views 5 Comments

Man went missing while fishing on the north of Kerry’s Valentia Island yesterday.

# valentia - 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.

# valentia - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Passenger suffers suspected heart attack on board MS Balmoral
# Titanic
# Titanic

Passenger suffers suspected heart attack on board MS Balmoral

Apr 10th 2012, 6:40 PM 5,503 Views 13 Comments

The man has received medical attention on board the vessel, which has turned back as a “precautionary measure”.

# valentia - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Third body found in Cork search
# Tit Bonhomme
# Tit Bonhomme

Third body found in Cork search

Jan 22nd 2012, 1:03 PM 2,336 Views 2 Comments

The body is believed to be be that one of of the Egyptian crew members of the Tit Bonhomme. Two fishermen from the sunken trawler have yet to be found.