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Thu17th Jul 2014

Malin Head Marine Park, Centre and Biosphere Fishing Area Concept Document   Community Consultation Feedback   The Inishowen Basking Shark Study Group have concluded their first round of public consultations with the wider Inishowen community regarding their Concept for the development of a Marine Centre, Park and Biosphere Reserve centred…
Malin Head Ocean Centre, Marine Park and Biosphere Concept Document cover three
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Fri30th May 2014

The Irish Basking Shark Study Group have recently written to the Minister of Arts, Heritage, Gaelteacht and the Islands, Jimmy Deenihan TD urging him to to provide legal protection to basking sharks and their habitat within Irish territorial waters.   The basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is the second largest fish…
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Tue27th May 2014

  May 2014 The huge influx of basking sharks into waters off the South coast at Slea Head and the Blasket Islands was featured on RTE news this week. Seán Mac an tSíthigh a reporter for RTE and TnG spent the day on the water with the shark research crew Simon…
Well marked dorsal fin
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Mon19th May 2014

A day on the water, by Paddy O’Dwyer, basking shark research Assistant. A sunny day with only a light breeze and calm seas for most people might mean a trip to the beach, for Simon Berrow, Nick Massett, Sean Mac An TSithigh and myself (Paddy O’Dwyer) it meant the perfect opportunity…
Distinctive Fin seen off Sle Head
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Mon12th May 2014

2014 The Story so Far: Field report from Nick Massett and Lucy Hunt from Slea Head,Kerry.   After a good run of warm spring weather here it came as no surprise when the first basking shark of the year was sighted just after dawn off Slea Head on April 14th.…
Basking shark with Common Dolphins of Slea Head, Co. Kerry
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Sun9th Mar 2014

March 2014: Malin Head Ocean Centre, Marine Park and Biosphere Reserve: Members of the public with an interest in the Marine sector on the North coast of Inishowen including Tourism, Fishing, Community Enterprise, Natural Resource Management etc. are invited to partake in a public consultation process on the potential development…
Malin Head Public Meetings
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